"There are many little ways to enlarge your child's world. Love of books is the best of all."
"Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out."Jackie Kennedy on John Wooden
"Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms of government those entrusted with power have, in time, and by slow operations, perverted it into tyranny."Jackie Kennedy on Thomas Jefferson
"In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing."Jackie Kennedy on Theodore Roosevelt
"To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight and never stop fighting."Jackie Kennedy on e. e. cummings
"In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher."Jackie Kennedy on Dalai Lama
"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?"
"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?"
"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."
"You are about to have your first experience with a Greek lunch. I will kill you if you pretend to like it."
"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."