A list of Jackie Kennedy Onassis quotes. Here are the best quotes by Jackie Kennedy Onassis on various subjects, including love, life, and family. These First Lady Jackie Kennedy quotations cover several decades, and include famous quotes from her speeches and books. These memorable quotations have become part of the collective conscience of Jackie O's contemporaries and will be remembered for generations.
Jackie Kennedy Onassis was married to John F. Kennedy during his presidency until his assassination in 1963. She later married Greek shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis. Jackie O served as an icon for fashion, elegance, and grace until her death in 1994.
Funny quotes from movies, TV, and professional comedians are repeated and shared, uniting fans of different ages, genders, and nationalities. Inspirational quotes from authors, religious leaders, and political figures are cited as words of wisdom, if not printed in history books. The famous last words of everyone from Julius Caesar to Chris Farley are oft quoted as summations of their illustrious lives. The funniest quotes and most famous quotes are words strung together so eloquently and perfectly that audiences can not help but repeat them in everything from speeches to academic papers to Facebook profiles.
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Children If you bungle raising your children, I don't think whatever else you do matters very much.
Sounds Like A Saddle Horse The one thing I do not want to be called is First Lady. It sounds like a saddle horse.
Love of Books There are many little ways to enlarge your child's world. Love of books is the best of all.
Express Yourself Once you can express yourself, you can tell the world what you want from it.
Men When Harvard men say they have graduated from Radcliffe, then we've made it.
Courtship It was a very spasmodic courtship, conducted mainly at long distance with a great clanking of coins in dozens of phone booths.
Matters If you mess up your childern, nothing else you do really matters.
Spiritually If you cut people off from what nourishes them spiritually, something in them dies.
Life Living I want to live my life, not record it.
Two Kinds of Women There are two kinds of women: those who want power in the world, and those who want power in bed.
Routine The only routine with me is no routine at all.
Camel A camel makes an elephant feel like a jet plane.
Motherhood and Wives I'll be a wife and mother first, then first lady.
History History - its what those bitter old men write.
Home Being away from home gave me a chance to look at myself with a jaundiced eye.
Love and Money The first time you marry for love, the second for money, and the third for companionship.
Alienation The trouble with me is that I'm an outsider. And that's a very hard thing to be in American life.
Ambition I always wanted to be some kind of writer or newspaper reporter. But after college... I did other things.
Republican You have to have been a Republican to know how good it is to be a Democrat.