"My greatest strength is common sense. I'm really a standard brand - like Campbell's tomato soup or Baker's chocolate."
"We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face... we must do that which we think we cannot."Katharine Hepburn on Eleanor Roosevelt
"That which does not kill us makes us stronger."Katharine Hepburn on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved."Katharine Hepburn on Helen Keller
"Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men."Katharine Hepburn on John F. Kennedy
"The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places."Katharine Hepburn on Ernest Hemingway
"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."
"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."