Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis quotes

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

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

“I am a woman above everything else.”

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

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

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

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

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

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

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

“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.”

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

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

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

“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.”

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

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

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

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

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

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

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis