"The most significant reason for Katharine Hepburn’s success as an over-40s actress was her complete self-confidence. She was not so insecure about her looks that she let them prevent her form making movies. She was not afraid to age in front of the cameras or to let her beloved public see her ageing. Hepburn was not obsessed with trying to look like the perpetual 30-year-old."
- How Katharine Hepburn Defied Sexist Ageism in Hollywood