Talk:Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

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  • Being away from home gave me the chance to look at myself with a jaundiced eye. I learned not to be ashamed of a real hunger for knowledge, something I had always tried to hide, and I came home glad to start in here again with a love for Europe that I am afraid will never leave me.
  • I am a woman above everything else.
  • I always wanted to be some kind of writer or newspaper reporter. But after college... I did other things.
  • I don't think there are any men who are faithful to their wives.
  • 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?
  • I want to live my life, not record it.
  • I'll be a wife and mother first, then first lady.
  • The first time you marry for love, the second for money, and the third for companionship.
  • The only routine with me is no routine at all.
  • There are many little ways to enlarge your child's world. Love of books is the best of all.
  • There are two types of women: those who want power in the world, and those who want power in the bedroom.
    • Variant: There are two kinds of women, those who want power in the world and those who want power in bed.
  • When Harvard men say they have graduated from Radcliffe, then we've made it.
  • When a parent mentally hurts their child, the wounds can not be healed.
  • Having children makes a parent just as having a guitar makes a guitarist.

Duplicate quote[edit]

"One must not let oneself be overwhelmed by sadness." is there twice in the Quotes section. I don't know whether one of them should be removed, or whether both of the sources should be put under one quote.