Quotes by: Jackie Kennedy
|Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
Kennedy in 1961
|First Lady of the United States
January 20, 1961 – November 22, 1963
||John F. Kennedy
||Lady Bird Johnson
||Jacqueline Lee Bouvier
July 28, 1929
Southampton, New York, U.S.
||May 19, 1994
Manhattan, New York, U.S.
John F. Kennedy
(m. 1953; d. 1963)
(m. 1968; d. 1975)
||Arabella Lee Kennedy, Caroline, John Jr., and Patrick
||John Vernou Bouvier III
Janet Lee Bouvier
George Washington University
Even though people may be well known, they hold in their hearts the emotions of a simple person for the moments that are the most important of those we know on earth: birth, marriage and death.
There are two kinds of women, those who want power in the world and those who want power in bed.
I don't understand it. Jack will spend any amount of money to buy votes but he balks at investing a thousand dollars in a beautiful painting.
I think the best thing I can do is to be a distraction. A husband lives and breathes his work all day long. If he comes home to more table thumping, how can the poor man ever relax?
I always wanted to be some kind of writer or newspaper reporter. But after college... I did other things.
There are many little ways to enlarge your child's world. Love of books is the best of all.
You are about to have your first experience with a Greek lunch. I will kill you if you pretend to like it.
If you bungle raising your children, I don't think whatever else you do matters very much.
The children have been a wonderful gift to me, and I'm thankful to have once again seen our world through their eyes. They restore my faith in the family's future.
Now, I think that I should have known that he was magic all along. I did know it - but I should have guessed that it would be too much to ask to grow old with and see our children grow up together. So now, he is a legend when he would have preferred to be a man.
You have to have been a Republican to know how good it is to be a Democrat.
When Harvard men say they have graduated from Radcliffe, then we've made it.
The one thing I do not want to be called is First Lady. It sounds like a saddle horse.
Can anyone understand how it is to have lived in the White House and then, suddenly, to be living alone as the President's widow?