Katharine Hepburn Quotes (79 quotes)
“Being a housewife and a mother is the biggest job in the world, but if it doesn't interest you, don't do it - I would have made a terrible mother.”
As quoted in "Kate: the Katharine Hepburn album" by Lauren Tarshis, Perigee, 1993, p. 37 - ISBN: 9780399517907
“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.”
As reported in: Time, Volume 94 (1969)
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsKatharine Hepburn
Born: May 12, 1907
Died: June 29, 2003 (aged 96)
Bio: Katharine Houghton Hepburn was an American actress of film, stage, and television. Known for her headstrong independence and spirited personality, Hepburn's career as a Hollywood leading lady spanned more than 60 years. Her work came in a range of genres, from screwball comedy to literary drama, and she received four Academy Awards for Best Actress a record for any performer.
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