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I don't want to be alone, I want to be left alone.
I've been lucky. Opportunities don't often come along. So, when they do, you have to grab them.
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.
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.'
There are certain shades of limelight that can wreck a girl's complexion.
You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him.
People, even more than things, have to be restored, renewed, revived, reclaimed, and redeemed; never throw out anyone.
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.
The beauty of a woman is not in the clothes she wears, the figure that she carries or the way she combs her hair.
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.
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.
If I'm honest I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like them best of all.
Everything I learned I learned from the movies.
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.
There is a moral obligation that those who have should give to those who don't.
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 never thought I'd land in pictures with a face like mine.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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