Life isn't a matter of milestones, but of moments.— Rose Kennedy
The most strong Rose Kennedy quotes that will transform you to a better person
It has been said, 'time heals all wounds.
' I do not agree. The wounds remain. In time, the mind, protecting its sanity, covers them with scar tissue and the pain lessens. But it is never gone.
I do not like candid pictures. They are so unattractive.
Birds sing after a storm; why shouldn't people feel as free to delight in whatever remains to them?
It has been said, 'time heals all wounds.' I do not agree. The wounds remain. In time, the mind, protecting its sanity, covers them with scar tissue and the pain lessens. Bet it is never gone.
When you hold your baby in your arms the first time, and you think of all the things you can say and do to influence him, it's a tremendous responsibility. What you do with him can influence not only him, but everyone he meets and not for a day or a month or a year but for time and eternity.
I looked on child rearing not only as a work of love and duty but as a profession that was fully as interesting and challenging as any honorable profession in the world and one that demanded the best that I could bring to it.
When I think of my past, I try to dwell on the good times, the happy moments, and not to be haunted by the bad. . . To me the gift of life is contained in the command, whatever happens: "Don't let it get you. Just keep on going." Thus, I try to think of the good that I have already experienced and what will still be coming.
I tell myself that God gave my children many gifts--spirit, beauty, intelligence, the capacity to make friends and to inspire respect. There was only one gift he held back -- length of life.
it is not tears but determination that makes pain bearable.
I tried to allow my children to take risks, to test themselves.
Better broken bones than broken spirit.
Money doesn't give you any license to relax.
It gives you an opportunity to use all your abilities, free of financial worries, to go forward, and to use your superior advantages and talents to help others.
Make sure you never, never argue at night.
You just lose a good night's sleep, and you can't settle anything until morning anyway.
Birds sing after a storm. Why shouldn't we?
There can be no really pervasive system of oppression, such as that in the United States, without the consent of the oppressed
I have come to the conclusion that the most important element in human life is faith.
Whenever I held my newborn baby in my arms, I used to think that what I said and did to him could have an influence not only on him but on all whom he met, not only for a day or a month or a year, but for all eternity - a very challenging and exciting thought for a mother.
Modern candidates seem to have to live with political matters all the time.
In my father's time, a politician's home was still his castle.
I don't think you're much good, unless you're doing good to someone.
I've had an exciting time; I married for love and got a little money along with it.
Sedentary people are apt to have sluggish minds.
A sluggish mind is apt to be reflected in flabbiness of body and in a dullness of expression that invites no interest and gets none.
I'm like old wine. They don't bring me out very often, but I'm well preserved.
I am just an old-fashioned girl.
Life isn't about milestones, it's about moment
I have always believed that God never gives a cross to bear larger than we can carry. No matter what, he wants us to be happy, not sad. Birds sing after a storm. Why shouldn't we?
I would much rather be known as the mother of a great son than the author of a great book or the painter of a great masterpiece.
It's our money, and we're free to spend it any way we please.
My father was a great innovator in public life, but when it came to raising his daughters, no one could have been more conservative.
I'm one of the most fortunate people in the world.
It is selfish to concern oneself with tragedies.
I know not age, nor weariness nor defeat.
No one will ever feel sorry for me.
The most important element in human life is faith;
if God were to take away all his blessings-health, physical fitness, wealth, intelligence-and leave me with but one gift I would ask him for faith. For with faith in him and his goodness, mercy and love for me, and belief in everlasting life, I believe I could suffer the loss of all my other gifts and still be happy.
Money is never to be squandered or spent ostentatiously.
Some of the greatest people in history have lived lives of the greatest simplicity. Remember it's the you inside that counts.
Early in life, I decided that I would not be overcome by events.
My philosophy has been that regardless of the circumstances, I shall not be vanquished, but will try to be happy. Life is not easy for any of us. But it is a continual challenge, and it is up to us to be cheerful - and to be strong, so that those who depend on us may draw strength from our example.
It's wrong for parents to bury their children. It should be the other way around.
I tell myself that God gave my children many gifts - spirit, beauty, intelligence, the capacity to make friends and to inspire respect. There was only one gift he held back - length of life.
In my life, I am often reminded that there is a destiny that rules over us, because no one whom I know about or whom I read about seems to be completely happy during a long time.