40 Inspirational Audrey Hepburn Quotes On Success

40 Inspirational Audrey Hepburn Quotes On Success

Audrey Hepburn was a British actress and humanitarian. Recognized as a film and fashion icon, Hepburn was active during Hollywood’s Golden Age. She was ranked by the American Film Institute as the third greatest female screen legend in Golden Age Hollywood, and was inducted into the International Best Dressed List Hall of Fame. Born in Ixelles, Brussels, Hepburn spent her childhood between Belgium, England, and the Netherlands. Following minor appearances in several films, Hepburn starred in the 1951 Broadway play Gigi after being spotted by French novelist Colette, on whose work the play was based. She rose to stardom after playing the lead role in Roman Holiday, for which she was the first actress to win an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, and a BAFTA Award for a single performance. That same year, Hepburn won a Tony Award for Best Lead Actress in a Play for her performance in Ondine. She went on to star in a number of successful films. She remains one of only 15 people who have won Academy, Emmy, Grammy, and Tony Awards. Hepburn appeared in fewer films as her life went on, devoting much of her later life to UNICEF. She had contributed to the organization since 1954, then worked in some of the poorest communities of Africa, South America, and Asia between 1988 and 1992. She was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in recognition of her work as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador in December 1992. May these Audrey Hepburn Quotes On Success inspire you to take action so that you may live your dreams.

1. “I believe, every day, you should have at least one exquisite moment.” Audrey Hepburn

2. “The greatest victory has been to be able to live with myself, to accept my shortcoming. I’m a long way from the human being I’d like to be. But I’ve decided I’m not so bad after all.” Audrey Hepburn

3. “Nothing is impossible, the word itself says I’m possible.” Audrey Hepburn

4. “The ‘Third World’ is a term I don’t like very much because we’re all one world. I want people to know that the largest part of humanity is suffering.” Audrey Hepburn

5. “Whatever a man might do, whatever misery or heartache your children might give you – and they give you a lot – however much your parents irritate you – it doesn’t matter because you love them.” Audrey Hepburn

6. “It is too much to hope that I shall keep up my success. I don’t ask for that. All I shall do is my best – and hope.” Audrey Hepburn

7. “The beauty in a woman is not in the clothes she wears, the figure that she carries, or the way she combs her hair. The beauty of a woman is seen in her eyes because that is the doorway to her heart; the place where love resides. True beauty in a woman is reflected in her soul. It’s the caring and that she lovingly gives the passion that she shows and the beauty of a woman only grows with passing years.” Audrey Hepburn

8. “There are more important things than outward appearance. No amount of makeup can cover an ugly personality.” Audrey Hepburn

9. “To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow.” Audrey Hepburn

10. “Success is like reaching an important birthday and finding you’re exactly the same.” Audrey Hepburn

11. “I have learnt how to live, how to be in the world and of the world, and not just to stand aside and watch.” Audrey Hepburn

12. Giving is living. If you stop wanting to give, there’s nothing more to live for.” Audrey Hepburn

13. “There are certain shades of limelight that can wreck a girl’s complexion.” Audrey Hepburn

14. “Why change? Everyone has his own style. When you have found it, you should stick to it.” Audrey Hepburn

15. “There is a moral obligation that those who have should give to those who don’t.” Audrey Hepburn

16. “Pick the day. Enjoy it – to the hilt. The day as it comes. People as they come. The past, I think, has helped me appreciate the present – and I don’t want to spoil any of it by fretting about the future.” Audrey Hepburn

17. “I had to make a choice at one point in my life, of missing films or missing my children. It was a very easy decision to make because I missed my children so very much.” Audrey Hepburn

18. “Elegance is the only beauty that never fades. A woman can be beautiful as well as intellectual. It’s that wonderful old-fashioned idea that others come first and you come second. This was the whole ethic by which I was brought up. Others matter more than you do, so don’t fuss, dear; get on with it.” Audrey Hepburn

19. “For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.” Audrey Hepburn

20. “Living is like tearing through a museum. Not until later do you really start absorbing what you saw, thinking about it, looking it up in a book, and remembering – because you can’t take it in all at once.” Audrey Hepburn

21. “People, even more than things, have to be restored, renewed, revived, reclaimed, and redeemed; never throw out anyone.” Audrey Hepburn

22. “We all want to be loved, don’t we? Everyone looks for a way of finding love. It’s a constant search for affection in every walk of life.” Audrey Hepburn

23. “They say love is the best investment; the more you give, the more you get in return.” Audrey Hepburn

24. “Good things aren’t supposed to just fall into your lap. God is very generous, but He expects you to do your part first.” Audrey Hepburn

25. “Remember, if you ever need a helping hand, it’s at the end of your arm.” Audrey Hepburn

26. “You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him.” Audrey Hepburn

27. “I don’t believe in collective guilt, but I do believe in collective responsibility.” Audrey Hepburn

28. “My greatest ambition is to have a career without becoming a career woman.” Audrey Hepburn

29. “When the chips are down, you are alone, and loneliness can be terrifying. Fortunately, I’ve always had a chum I could call. And I love to be alone. It doesn’t bother me one bit. I’m my own company.” Audrey Hepburn

30. “Since the world has existed, there has been injustice. But it is one world, the more so as it becomes smaller, more accessible.” Audrey Hepburn

31. “As you grow older you will discover that you have two hands. One for helping yourself, the other for helping others.” Audrey Hepburn

32. “Taking care of children has nothing to do with politics. I think perhaps with time, instead of there being a politicization of humanitarian aid, there will be a humanization of politics.” Audrey Hepburn

33. “A quality education has the power to transform societies in a single generation, provide children with the protection they need from the hazards of poverty, labor exploitation, and disease, and given them the knowledge, skills, and confidence to reach their full potential.” Audrey Hepburn

34. “The most important thing is to enjoy your life, to be happy, it’s all that matters.” Audrey Hepburn

35. “Opportunities don’t often come along. So, when they do, you have to grab them.” Audrey Hepburn

36. “Anyone who does not believe in miracles is not a realist.” Audrey Hepburn

37. “I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong. I believe that happy girls are the prettiest girls. I believe that tomorrow is another day, and I believe in miracles.” Audrey Hepburn

38. “I decided, very early on, just to accept life unconditionally; I never expected it to do anything special for me, yet I seemed to accomplish far more than I had ever hoped. Most of the time it just happened to me without me ever seeking it.” Audrey Hepburn

39. “Always be the leading lady of your own life.” Audrey Hepburn

40. “Beuty is being the best possible version of yourself, inside and out.” Audrey Hepburn

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