Katharine Houghton Hepburn was an American actress, who rose to prominence in the 20th century and is widely considered one of the greatest actresses to have ever existed in Hollywood. She attended Oxford School for a while but studied privately later on and then attended Bryn Mawr College. It was during her time at college that she started acting and eventually acted in plays staged on Broadway.
Her performances caught the eye of Hollywood filmmakers and she struck gold with the film ‘Morning Glory’ in 1933, for which she won an Academy Award for Best Actress. She went on to win three more Academy Awards for Best Actress for ‘Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner’, ‘The Lion in Winter’ and ‘On Golden Pond’. Hepburn’s haul of 4 Academy Awards for Best Actress remains an all-time record and American Film Institute has anointed her as the greatest actress in the category of Classic Hollywood Cinema.
She was also known for her outspoken and independent nature and was famous for her wit.
Here is a collection of some of the best quotes, thoughts, and sayings by Katharine Hepburn.
“Good girls go to heaven, bad girls go everywhere.”
“Without discipline, there’s no life at all.”
“I never lose sight of the fact that just being is fun.”
I have no romantic feelings about age. Either you are interesting at any age or you are not. There is nothing particularly interesting about being old or being young for that matter.
I am an atheist and that’s it. I believe there’s nothing we can know except that we should be kind to each other and do what we can to other people.
He’s worked his entire life and he’s never lived a single moment, I mean not a moment, in the real world.
Death will be a great relief. No more interviews.
Heaven to be the first one up and to eat breakfast all alone.
Only when a woman decides not to have children, can a woman live like a man. That’s what I’ve done.
Only the really plain people know about love – the fascinating ones try so hard to create an impression that they soon exhaust their talents.