"Dressing up is a bore. At a certain age, you decorate yourself to attract the opposite sex, and at a certain age, I did that. But I'm past that age."
"Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter."Katharine Hepburn on Mark Twain
"Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young."Katharine Hepburn on Henry Ford
"Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been."Katharine Hepburn on Mark Twain
"True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country."Katharine Hepburn on Kurt Vonnegut
"A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age."Katharine Hepburn on Robert Frost
"I think most of the people involved in any art always secretly wonder whether they are really there because they're good or there because they're lucky."
"It's a business you go into because your an egocentric. It's a very embarrassing profession."
"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."
"Death will be a great relief. No more interviews."
"When I started out, I didn't have any desire to be an actress or to learn how to act. I just wanted to be famous."