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Jackie Kennedy Quotes





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A camel makes an elephant feel like a jet plane.
 

An Editor becomes kind of your mother. You expect love and encouragement from an Editor.
 

Being a reporter seems a ticket out to the world.
 

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?
 

Dear God, please take care of your servant John Fitzgerald 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.
 

He didn't even have the satisfaction of being killed for civil rights. it had to be some silly little Communist.
 

I always wanted to be some kind of writer or newspaper reporter. But after college... I did other things.
 

I don't think there are any men who are faithful to their wives.
 

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.
 

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 want minimum information given with maximum politeness.
 

I want to live my life, not record it.
 

I'll be a wife and mother first, then First Lady.
 

If you bungle raising your children, I don't think whatever else you do matters very much.
 

It looks like it's been furnished by discount stores.
 

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.
 

Sex is a bad thing because it rumples the clothes.
 

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

The one thing I do not want to be called is First Lady. It sounds like a saddle horse.
 


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