"You are about to have your first experience with a Greek lunch. I will kill you if you pretend to like it."
"Life can only be understood backwards but it must be lived forwards."Jackie Kennedy on Soren Kierkegaard
"The only source of knowledge is experience."Jackie Kennedy on Albert Einstein
"Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn."Jackie Kennedy on C. S. Lewis
"Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes."Jackie Kennedy on Oscar Wilde
"A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way."Jackie Kennedy on Mark Twain
"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."
"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."