In 1996, the British magazine Harpers & Queen conducted a survey to choose the most fascinating women of our time. Who was the first? Audrey Hepburn.
The actress, one of the great female icons of the twentieth century, captivated men and women not only for his talent as an actress, but also for its natural grace, his elegant bearing and its outer and inner beauty. Hepburn not only gave us great performances in film, but also many reflections about love, that reveal the greatness of his heart and compassionate nature.
Born in Belgium on May 4, 1929 in an aristocratic family, Hepburn moved to London in his youth to work as a dancer, but eventually triumphed in film. His first role was in the charming Roman Holiday. Then came Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Charade, My Fair Lady, Sabrina … Handed the last years of his life to humanitarian work as an ambassador for UNICEF, including donating the profits of his films.
Two marriages, three couples, two children
He married twice, first to actor Mel Ferrer and the second with the Italian doctor Andrea Dotti. She had a son with each of them, and publicly confessed that the failure of his two marriages had made her suffer much. His last partner was the Dutch actor Robert Wolders, with whom he shared humanitarian work and a simple life until the end of his days.
Audrey Hepburn died at her home in Switzerland on January 20, 1993 at 63 years, as a result of colon cancer. At the funeral they attended her partner, her two ex-husbands and their children. But Audrey is still alive in the memory and these are their most inspiring about life, beauty and love phrases.
I believe in pink. I think laughter is the best calorie burner. I believe in kissing, kissing a lot. I believe in being strong when everything seems to go wrong. I think the happiest girls are the most beautiful women. I think tomorrow is another day and I believe in miracles.
To have beautiful eyes, look for the good of others. To have beautiful lips, utters only words of kindness. And for balance, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
Love has nothing to do with what you expect to get only what you expect to, ie, everything.
I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it.
Just simple people know what love is. The complicated people strive to make a good impression so soon exhausted his talent.
Ordinary women know more about men than beautiful women. But beautiful women do not need to know about men is men who have to know about beautiful women.
I sometimes wonder if men and women can really be happy. Perhaps they should live apart and visited.
The beauty of a woman is not in your face, because true beauty in a woman is reflected in her soul. Is the care and passion provides lovingly showing. The beauty of a woman grows with the passing years.
The really important thing is to enjoy life and be happy.
I love making movies. When not working, how strange. But while it could survive without working, I could not do it without my family. That’s what made my private life always antepusiera all others, and is the reason why I rode so few movies lately.