Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Quotes

Who was Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis?

Jacqueline Lee Kennedy Onassis, née Bouvier, was an American socialite, writer and the wife of President John F. Kennedy and later businessman Aristotle Onassis.

Born July 28, 1929
Died May 19, 1994
Aged 64 years old

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Best 11 Quotes by Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

“I am a woman above everything else.”

“I want to live my life, not record it.”

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

“If you cut people off from what nourishes them spiritually, something in them dies.”

“Once you can express yourself, you can tell the world what you want from it... All the changes in the world, for good or evil, were first brought about by words.”

“One must not let oneself be overwhelmed by sadness.”

“Our culture will become like it was during the medieval times when there truly was a cultural elite. The rest of the people will just watch television, which will be their only frame of reference.”

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“There are many little ways to enlarge your child's world. Love of books is the best of all.”

“There are two kinds of women, those who want power in the world and those who want power in bed.”

“You have to have been a Republican to know how good it is to be a Democrat.”

On the assassination of her husband, President John F. Kennedy Quotes

“He didn’t even have the satisfaction of being killed for civil rights... It had to be some silly little Communist.”

On the assassination of her husband, President John F. Kennedy

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