"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?"
"Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall."Jackie Kennedy on Confucius
"The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew."Jackie Kennedy on Abraham Lincoln
"A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history."Jackie Kennedy on Mahatma Gandhi
"The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much it is whether we provide enough for those who have little."Jackie Kennedy on Franklin D. Roosevelt
"I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past."Jackie Kennedy on Thomas Jefferson
"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?"
"There are many little ways to enlarge your child's world. Love of books is the best of all."
"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."