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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.
You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him.
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.
Everything I learned I learned from the movies.
Success is like reaching an important birthday and finding you're exactly the same.
There are certain shades of limelight that can wreck a girl's complexion.
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.
If I'm honest I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like them best of all.
Taking care of children has nothing to do with politics. I think perhaps with time, instead of there being a politicization of humanitarian aid, there will be a humanization of politics.
When you have nobody you can make a cup of tea for, when nobody needs you, that's when I think life is over.
I heard a definition once: Happiness is health and a short memory! I wish I'd invented it, because it is very true.
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.
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!
I've been lucky. Opportunities don't often come along. So, when they do, you have to grab them.
I never thought I'd land in pictures with a face like mine.
Water is life, and clean water means health.
There is a moral obligation that those who have should give to those who don't.
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.
I don't believe in collective guilt, but I do believe in collective responsibility.
People in Ethiopia, the Sudan, etc., don't know Audrey Hepburn, but they recognize the name UNICEF. When they see UNICEF, their faces light up, because they know that something is happening. In the Sudan, for example, they call a water pump 'UNICEF.'
I can testify to what UNICEF means to children because I was among those who received food and medical relief right after World War II.
The 'Third World' is a term I don't like very much because we're all one world. I want people to know that the largest part of humanity is suffering.
Actually, you have to be a little bit in love with your leading man and vice versa. If you're going to portray love, you have to feel it. You can't do it any other way. But you don't carry it beyond the set.
I had to make a choice at one point in my life, of missing films or missing my children. It was a very easy decision to make because I missed my children so very much.
My first big mission for UNICEF in Ethiopia was just to attract attention, before it was too late, to conditions which threatened the whole country. My role was to inform the world, to make sure that the people of Ethiopia were not forgotten.
Audrey Hepburn was petite and beautiful - a fashion icon and a talented actress. But not everyone knows that she survived starvation and danger as a...
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