"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."
"Everyone will be famous for 15 minutes."Katharine Hepburn on Andy Warhol
"I have no use for people who throw their weight around as celebrities, or for those who fawn over you just because you are famous."Katharine Hepburn on Walt Disney
"What a heavy burden is a name that has become too famous."Katharine Hepburn on Voltaire
"We all want to be famous people, and the moment we want to be something we are no longer free."Katharine Hepburn on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"Famous, adj.: Conspicuously miserable."Katharine Hepburn on Ambrose Bierce
"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."