July 28, 1929 - May 19, 1994


46 Greatest Quotes By Jackie Kennedy

One must not let oneself be overwhelmed by sadness. Jackie Kennedy
I am happiest when I am alone. Jackie Kennedy
If school days are the happiest days of your life, I'm hanging myself with my skip-rope tonight. Jackie Kennedy
[On Hillary Rodham Clinton:] She always looks so adorable, and she's intrepid; she's the biggest bargain America ever got, bigger than that Louisiana Purchase from my French friends. Jackie Kennedy
There are many little ways to enlarge your child's world. Love of books is the best of all. Jackie Kennedy
Sex is a bad thing because it rumples the clothes. Jackie Kennedy
The only routine with me is no routine at all. Jackie Kennedy
You have only one chance to raise your child. Jackie Kennedy
You have to be doing something you enjoy. That is a definition of happiness! Jackie Kennedy
If you bungle raising your children, I don't think whatever else you do matters very much. Jackie Kennedy
I'll be a wife and mother first, then First Lady. Jackie Kennedy
I think my biggest achievement is that, after going through a rather difficult time, I consider myself comparatively sane. Jackie Kennedy
The one thing I do not want to be called is First Lady. It sounds like a saddle horse. Jackie Kennedy
The first time you marry for love, the second for money, and the third for companionship. Jackie Kennedy
Whenever I was upset by something in the papers, Jack always told me to be more tolerant, like a horse flicking away flies in the summer. Jackie Kennedy
There will be great presidents again but there will never be another Camelot. Jackie Kennedy
If you cut people off from what nourishes them spiritually, something in them dies. Jackie Kennedy
He didn't even have the satisfaction of being killed for civil rights. it had to be some silly little Communist. Jackie Kennedy
I want minimum information given with maximum politeness. Jackie Kennedy
You have to have been a Republican to know how good it is to be a Democrat. Jackie Kennedy
There are two kinds of women, those who want power in the world and those who want power in bed. Jackie Kennedy
I want to live my life, not record it. Jackie Kennedy
If you want things to be right, you have to do them yourself. Jackie Kennedy
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. Jackie Kennedy
If you produce one book, you will have done something wonderful in your life. Jackie Kennedy
We should all do something to right the wrongs that we see and not just complain about them. Jackie Kennedy
Americans care about their past, but for short term gain they ignore it and tear down everything that matters. Jackie Kennedy
Dear God, please take care of your servant John Fitzgerald Kennedy. Jackie Kennedy
One should always dress like a marble column. Jackie Kennedy
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? Jackie Kennedy
Being a reporter seems a ticket out to the world. Jackie Kennedy
I don't think there are any men who are faithful to their wives. Jackie Kennedy
I always wanted to be some kind of writer or newspaper reporter. But after college... I did other things. Jackie Kennedy
You are about to have your first experience with a Greek lunch. I will kill you if you pretend to like it. Jackie Kennedy
The trouble with me is that I'm an outsider. And that's a very hard thing to be in American life. Jackie Kennedy
When Harvard men say they have graduated from Radcliffe, then we've made it. Jackie Kennedy
An Editor becomes kind of your mother. You expect love and encouragement from an Editor. Jackie Kennedy
A great goal in life is the only fortune worth finding. Jackie Kennedy
It looks like it's been furnished by discount stores. Jackie Kennedy
We are the only country in the world that trashes its old buildings. Too late we realize how very much we need them. Jackie Kennedy
The greatest responsibility is your children. If my children turned out badly, I'd feel that nothing I had done was worthwhile. Jackie Kennedy
You must continue. Poets are the ones who change the world. Jackie Kennedy
History -- its what those bitter old men write. Jackie Kennedy
[On John F. Kennedy:] ... now he is a legend when he would have preferred to be a man. Jackie Kennedy