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“If you obey all of the rules, you miss all of the fun.”
Katharine Hepburn
“We are taught you must blame your father, your sisters, your brothers, the school, the teachers - but never blame yourself. It's never your fault. But it's always your fault, because if you wanted to change you're the one who has got to change.”
Katharine Hepburn, Me: Stories of My Life
“Love has nothing to do with what you are expecting to get - only with what you are expecting to give - which is everything”
Katharine Hepburn, Me: Stories of My Life
“Sometimes I wonder if men and women really suit each other. Perhaps they should live next door and just visit now and then.”
Katharine Hepburn
“Life is hard. After all, it kills you.”
Katharine Hepburn, Me: Stories of My Life
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“I have not lived as a woman. I have lived as a man. I've just done what I damn well wanted to, and I've made enough money to support myself, and ain't afraid of being alone.”
Katharine Hepburn
“If you always do what interests you, at least one person is pleased.”
Katharine Hepburn
“What in the world would we do without our libraries?”
Katharine Hepburn
“The thing about life is that you must survive. Life is going to be difficult, and dreadful things will happen. What you do is move along, get on with it, and be tough. Not in the sense of being mean to others, but being tough with yourself and making a deadly effort not to be defeated.”
Katharine Hepburn
“If you want to change attitudes, start with a change in behavior.”
Katherine Hepburn
“What you see before you, my friend, is the result of a lifetime of chocolate.”
Katharine Hepburn
“Good girls go to heaven, bad girls go everywhere.”
Katherine Hepburn, Me: Stories of My Life
“Life can be wildly tragic at times, and I've had my share. But whatever happens to you, you have to keep a slightly comic attitude. In the final analysis, you have got not to forget to laugh.”
Katharine Hepburn
“Never complain. Never explain.”
Katharine Hepburn
“If you need a helping hand, you can find one at the end of your arm.”
Katherine Hepburn
“You can’t change the music of your soul.

—In Esquire, 1967”
Katharine Hepburn
“If you want to sacrifice the admiration of many men for the criticism of one, go ahead, get married.”
Katharine Hepburn
“Love has nothing to do with what you are expecting to get — only what you are expecting to give — which is everything. What you will receive in return varies. But it really has no connection with what you give. You give because you love and cannot help giving.”
Katherine Hepburn
“I have many regrets, and I'm sure everyone does. The stupid things you do, you regret if you have any sense, and if you don't regret them, maybe you're stupid.”
Katharine Hepburn
“I'm 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 for people.”
Katharine Hepburn
“I have loved and been in love. There's a big difference.”
Katharine Hepburn
“Everyone thought I was bold and fearless and even arrogant, but inside I was always quaking.”
Katharine Hepburn
“I never lose sight of the fact that just being is fun.”
Katherine Hepburn
“Wouldn't it be great if people could get to live suddenly as often as they die suddenly?”
Katharine Hepburn
“Enemies are so stimulating.”
Katharine Hepburn
“I would have made a terrible parent. The first time my child didn't do what I wanted, I'd kill him.”
Katherine Hepburn
“Most people our brought up to believe they are as good as the person next to them, I was told I was better.”
Katherine Hepburn
“If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun”
Katharine Hepburn
“Children need boundaries, so they can know how far they have to go to get beyond them.”
Katharine Hepburn
“I could peel you like a pear and god himself would see the justice in it.”
Katharine Hepburn

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