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I'm half-Irish, half-Dutch, and I was born in Belgium.
by Audrey Hepburn

I'm half-Irish, half-Dutch, and I was born in Belgium.
If I was a dog, I'd be in a hell of a mess!
- Audrey Hepburn

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

Nothing is impossible, the word itself says 'I'm possible'!
- Audrey Hepburn

Remember, if you ever need a helping hand,
you'll find one at the end of your arm.
- Audrey Hepburn

 

The best thing to hold onto in life is each other.
- Audrey Hepburn

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

I'm an introvert...
I love being by myself, love being outdoors,
love taking a long walk with my dogs and looking at the trees,
flowers, the sky.
- Audrey Hepburn

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I was born with an enormous need for affection,
and a terrible need to give it.
- Audrey Hepburn

The most important thing is to enjoy your life -
to be happy -
it's all that matters.
- Audrey Hepburn

The beauty of a woman must be seen from in her eyes,
because that is the doorway to her heart,
the place where love resides.
- Audrey Hepburn

I have to be alone very often.
I'd be quite happy if I spent from Saturday night until
Monday morning alone in my apartment.
That's how I refuel.
- Audrey Hepburn

When you have nobody you can make a cup of tea for,
when nobody needs you, that's when I think life is over.
- Audrey Hepburn

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

I never thought I'd land in pictures with a face like mine.
- Audrey Hepburn

I love people who make me laugh.
I honestly think it's the thing I like most,
to laugh.
It cures a multitude of ills.
It's probably the most important thing in a person.
- Audrey Hepburn

I've been lucky.
Opportunities don't often come along.
So, when they do, you have to grab them.
- Audrey Hepburn

If I get married, I want to be very married.
- Audrey Hepburn

There are certain shades of limelight that can wreck a girl's complexion.
- Audrey Hepburn

The beauty of a woman is not in the clothes she wears,
the figure that she carries or the way she combs her hair.
- Audrey Hepburn

Success is like reaching an important birthday and
finding you're exactly the same.
- Audrey Hepburn

I heard a definition once: Happiness is health and a short memory!
I wish I'd invented it, because it is very true.
- Audrey Hepburn

Everything I learned I learned from the movies.
- Audrey Hepburn

Paris is always a good idea.
- Audrey Hepburn

Let's face it, a nice creamy chocolate cake does a lot for a lot of people;
it does for me.
- Audrey Hepburn

If I'm honest I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales
and I like them best of all.
- Audrey Hepburn

I don't want to be alone, I want to be left alone.
- Audrey Hepburn

I probably hold the distinction of being one movie star who,
by all laws of logic, should never have made it.
At each stage of my career, I lacked the experience.
- Audrey Hepburn

I never think of myself as an icon.
What is in other people's minds is not in my mind.
I just do my thing.
- Audrey Hepburn

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

I believe in pink.
I believe that laughing is the best calorie burner.
I believe in kissing, kissing a lot.
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

Since the world has existed, there has been injustice.
But it is one world, the more so as it becomes smaller,
more accessible.
There is just no question that there is more obligation
that those who have should give to those who have nothing.
- Audrey Hepburn

I was asked to act when I couldn't act.
I was asked to sing 'Funny Face' when I couldn't sing,
and dance with Fred Astaire when I couldn't dance -
and do all kinds of things I wasn't prepared for.
Then I tried like mad to cope with it.
- Audrey Hepburn

Remember, if you ever need a helping hand,
it's at the end of your arm, as you get older,
remember you have another hand: The first is to help yourself,
the second is to help others.
- Audrey Hepburn

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

If my world were to cave in tomorrow,
I would look back on all the pleasures,
excitements and worthwhilenesses I have been lucky enough to have had.
Not the sadness, not my miscarriages or my father leaving home,
but the joy of everything else.
It will have been enough.
- Audrey Hepburn

There is more to sex appeal than just measurements.
I don't need a bedroom to prove my womanliness.
I can convey just as much sex appeal,
picking apples off a tree or standing in the rain.
- Audrey Hepburn

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

I believe in manicures.
I believe in overdressing.
I believe in primping at leisure and wearing lipstick.
I believe in pink.
I believe happy girls are the prettiest girls.
I believe that tomorrow is another day,
and...
I believe in miracles.
- Audrey Hepburn

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 my ever seeking it.
- Audrey Hepburn

The beauty of a woman is not in a facial mode but the
true beauty in a woman is reflected in her soul.
It is the caring that she lovingly gives the passion that she shows.
The beauty of a woman grows with the passing years.
- Audrey Hepburn

A life lived in fear is a life half lived.
- Anonymous

How you respond to the challenge in the second half
will determine what you become after the game,
whether you are a winner or a loser.
- Lou Holtz

Half of everything you were ever taught is wrong;
the question is which half.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Confidence is half of victory.
- Yiddish Proverb

Stand up to your obstacles
and do something about them.
You will find that they haven't
half the strength you think they have.
- Norman Vincent Peale

Half a truth is often a great lie.
- Benjamin Franklin

Words, like nature, half reveal and half conceal the soul within.
- Alfred Lord Tennyson

Knowledge is soon changed, then lost in the mist, an echo half-heard.
- Gene Wolfe

A friendship will be young after the lapse of half a century;
a passion is old at the end of three months.
- Madame Swetchine

This communicating of a man's self to his friend
works two contrary effects;
for it redoubleth joys, and cutteth griefs in half.
- Francis Bacon

Rarely do we find men who willingly engage in hard, solid thinking.
There is an almost universal quest
for easy answers and half-baked solutions.
Nothing pains some people more than having to think.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Many important things shouldn't be done half-way.
Think of getting married, having children,
starting a business, changing your career.
There are times to gather your courage
and make the leap, the whole leap.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Humans are amphibians - half spirit and half animal.
As spirits they belong to the eternal world,
but as animals they inhabit time.
- C. S. Lewis

The wish for healing has always been half of health.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

We should not pretend to understand
the world only by the intellect;
we apprehend it just as much by feeling.
Therefore, the judgment of the intellect is,
at best, only the half of truth, and must, if it be honest,
also come to an understanding of its inadequacy.
- Carl Jung

I'm half alive but I feel mostly dead.
- Jewel

The marvelous richness of human experience
would lose something of rewarding joy
if there were no limitations to overcome.
The hilltop hour would not be half so wonderful
if there were no dark valleys to traverse.
- Helen Keller

Barf: I'm a mog: half man, half dog. I'm my own best friend!
- the movie Spaceballs (1987)

Life is half spent before we know what it is.
- George Herbert

If a man walks in the woods for love of them half of each day,
he is in danger of being regarded as a loafer.
But if he spends his days as a speculator,
shearing off those woods and making the earth bald before her time,
he is deemed an industrious and enterprising citizen.
- Henry David Thoreau

Half of the modern drugs could well be thrown out of the window,
except that the birds might eat them.
- Martin Henry Fischer

There are a terrible lot of lies going about the world,
and the worst of it is that half of them are true.
- Winston Churchill

Half the people you know are below average.
- Anonymous

A half truth, like half a brick, is always more forcible
as an argument than a whole one.
It carries better.
- Stephen Leacock

About half my designs are controlled fantasy,
15 percent are total madness and the rest are bread-and-butter designs.
- Manolo Blahnik

I used to want to be a lawyer, but I didn't want to
have half my brain sucked out.
- Max Walker

Rome has not seen a modern building in more than half a century.
It is a city frozen in time.
- Richard Meier

Shrinking away from death
is something unhealthy and abnormal -
which robs the second half of life of its purpose.
- Carl Jung

Think of how stupid the average person is,
and realize half of them are stupider than that.
- George Carlin

I don't know why people question the academic training of an athlete.
Fifty percent of the doctors in this country graduated
in the bottom half of their classes.
- Al McGuire

A painting that is well composed is half finished.
- Pierre Bonnard


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