Famous Lost Words: Katherine Hepburn


In an interview in the October 1991 Ladies’ Home Journal that was advertised as her “most candid” ever, Hepburn said:
null “I’m an atheist, and that’s it. I believe there’s nothing we can know except that we should be kind to each other and do what we can for each other.”

Katharine Houghton Hepburn (May 12, 1907 – June 29, 2003) was a four-time Academy Award-winning American star of film, television and stage, widely recognized for her sharp wit, New England gentility and fierce independence. Her career spanned seven decades.
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  1. Good for her! I’m sure it was tough for someone from her generation to admit to being a rational person unrestrained by the schackles of faith. She is dearly missed.

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