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The Smartest Kate Hepburn Quotes

Kate Hepburn could cut like a knife with her words.  Yet her thoughts were always insightful and often profound.  Here, on the year of the legend’s 100th birthday, are 10 Hepburn quotes you yourself might like to repeat at a party — to show how witty you are.

“Sometimes I wonder if men and women really suit each other. Perhaps they should live next door and just visit now and then.”

“Plain women know more about men than beautiful ones
do. But beautiful women don’t need to know about men. It’s the men who
have to know about beautiful women.”

“I never lose sight of the fact that just being is fun.”

“Life is hard. After all, it kills you.”

“Why slap them on the wrist with feather when you can belt them over the head with a sledgehammer?”

“If you want to sacrifice the admiration of many men for the criticism of one, go ahead, get married.”

“If you obey all of the rules, you miss all of the fun.”

“As for me, prizes are nothing. My prize is my work.”

“Acting is the most minor of gifts. After all, Shirley Temple could do it when she was four.”

“My greatest strength is… common sense. I’m really a standard brand – like Campbell’s tomato soup or Baker’s chocolate.”

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