I have never had a president who inspired me the way people tell me that my father inspired them. But for the first time, I believe I have found the man who could be that president - not just for me, but for a new generation of Americans.

— Caroline Kennedy

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After my mom died, there was so much written about her fashion and her style and all that, and I felt that one of the most important parts of her was missing, her real intellectual curiosity.

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As much as we need a prosperous economy, we also need a prosperity of kindness and decency.

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Sometimes it takes a while to recognize that someone has a special ability to get us to believe in ourselves, to tie that belief to our highest ideals and imagine that together we can do great things. In those rare moments, when such a person comes along, we need to put aside our plans and reach for what we know is possible.

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One of the greatest gifts my brother and I received from my mother was her love of literature and language. With their boundless energy, libraries open the door to these worlds and so many others. I urge young and old alike to embrace all that libraries have to offer.

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I don't remember my father reading to me, but I remember him telling me bedtime stories. I got to pick what was in them, and then he'd make them up.

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Well, I think, you know, the arts are really what - one of the things that make this country strong. We always think it's our economy or our military power, but in fact, I think it's our culture, our civilization, our ideas, our creativity.

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The most beautiful people are all in the library.

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In those rare moments, when such a person comes along, we need to put aside our plans and reach for what we know is possible.

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My mother ... had a very deep inner spirituality that allowed her to rebuild her life. It's extraordinary that she had such a strong sense of self and such a commitment to the future and such a strong creative sense that she could build new worlds for herself and for us out of the total devastation in her life.

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Well, the role of money in politics is pretty corrupting right now.

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I can’t stand to hear his [Obama’s] voice anymore. He’s a liar, and worse.

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Going into politics is something people have asked me about forever.

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About Caroline Kennedy

Quotes 20 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Celebrity
Birthday October 16

The amazing thing about the winners is that none of them really felt that they were doing anything special. They just felt like it was the right thing to do.

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Education was the most important value in our home when I was growing up.

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Now is the time to move this country forward.

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I enjoy writing. I enjoy that kind of process.

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I have come to believe, more strongly than ever, that after people die they really do live on through those who love them.

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I know my mother so well, so it's hard for me to remember that people have a certain image of her, but they don't really know her personality.

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In my family in particular, I think, there was a sense we have to work twice as hard.

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