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Jackie Kennedy – 12 Quotes

 

12 Quotes by 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


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?

– Jackie Kennedy


There are many little ways to enlarge your child’s world. Love of books is the best of all.

– Jackie Kennedy


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.

– 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 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


You have to have been a Republican to know how good it is to be a Democrat.

– Jackie Kennedy


What is sad for women of my generation is that they weren’t supposed to work if they had families. What were they going to do when the children are grown – watch the raindrops coming down the window pane?

– Jackie Kennedy


The first time you marry for love, the second for money, and the third for companionship.

– Jackie Kennedy


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.

– Jackie Kennedy


There are two kinds of women, those who want power in the world and those who want power in bed.

– Jackie Kennedy


One must not let oneself be overwhelmed by sadness.

– Jackie Kennedy