We should all do something to right the wrongs that we see and not just complain about them.— Jackie Kennedy
The most unusual Jackie Kennedy quotes that will be huge advantage for your personal development
A great goal in life is the only fortune worth finding.
The first time you marry for love, the second for money, and the third for companionship.
If you bungle raising your children, I don't think whatever else you do matters very much.
There are many little ways to enlarge your child's world. Love of books is the best of all.
You have to be doing something you enjoy.
That is a definition of happiness: Complete use of one's faculties along lines leading to excellence in a life affording them scope. It applies to women as well as to men. We can't all reach it, but we can try to reach it to some degree.
Pearls are always appropriate.
I think the major role of the First Lady is to take care of the President so that he can best serve the people. And not to fail her family, her husband, and children.
Americans care about their past, but for short term gain they ignore it and tear down everything that matters.
A camel makes an elephant feel like a jet plane.
I want minimum information given with maximum politeness.
Our culture will become like it was during the medieval times when there truly was a cultural elite. The rest of the people will just watch television, which will be their only frame of reference.
Do you think that God would separate me from my husband if I killed myself? I feel as though I am going out of my mind at times. Wouldn’t God understand that I just want to be with him?
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.
There will be great presidents again but there will never be another Camelot.
I'll be a wife and mother first, then First Lady.
Aristotle Onassis rescued me at a moment when my life was engulfed with shadows.
He brought me into a world where one could find both happiness and love. We lived through many beautiful experiences together which cannot be forgotten, and for which I will be eternally grateful.
You have to be doing something you enjoy. That is a definition of happiness!
I am a woman above everything else.
We are the only country in the world that trashes its old buildings.
Too late we realize how very much we need them.
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?
[To Oleg Cassini:] Just make sure no one has exactly the same dress I do .
.. I want all of mine to be original & no fat little woman hopping around in the same dress.
[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.
One must not let oneself be overwhelmed by sadness.
I don't think there are any men who are faithful to their wives.
One should always dress like a marble column.
The only routine with me is no routine at all.
If you mess up your children, nothing else you do really matters.
[On John F. Kennedy:] ... now he is a legend when he would have preferred to be a man.
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.
If school days are the happiest days of your life, I'm hanging myself with my skip-rope tonight.
I will tell you one thing. They will never drag me out like a little old widow like they did Mrs. Wilson when President Wilson died. I will never be used that way.
Love of books is the best of all.
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?
In the event you bungle elevating your sons or daughters, I do not imagine regardless of what else you are doing nicely issues very considerably.
Being away from home gave me the chance to look at myself with a jaundiced eye.
I learned not to be ashamed of a real hunger for knowledge, something I had always tried to hide, and I came home glad to start in here again with a love for Europe that I am afraid will never leave me.
The one thing I do not want to be called is First Lady.
It sounds like a saddle horse. Would you notify the telephone operators and everyone else that I'm to be known simply as Mrs. Kennedy and not as First Lady.
The trouble with me is that I'm an outsider. And that's a very hard thing to be in American life.
An Editor becomes kind of your mother. You expect love and encouragement from an Editor.
You have only one chance to raise your child.
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 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.
A newspaper reported I spend $30,000 a year buying Paris clothes and that women hate me for it. I couldn't spend that much unless I wore sable underwear.
To many people Michael Jackson seems an elusive personality, but to those who work with him, he is not. This talented artist is a sensitive man, warm, funny, and full of insight. Michael's book 'Moonwalk', provides a startling glimpse of the artist at work and the artist in reflection.
It looks like it's been furnished by discount stores.
You are about to have your first experience with a Greek lunch.
I will kill you if you pretend to like it.
Being away from home gave me a chance to look at myself with a jaundiced eye
There are two kinds of women, those who want power in the world and those who want power in bed.
I always wanted to be some kind of writer or newspaper reporter.
But after college... I did other things.
When Harvard men say they have graduated from Radcliffe, then we've made it.