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Summary

Jackie Kennedy (born as Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy in Bellport, New York, U.S., died in New York City, New York, U.S.), she is also known as Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, was a famous First Lady from USA, who lived between July 28, 1929 and May 19, 1994. She became 64 years old.

Biography

She was America's first lady in the period 1961 to 1963, when John F. Kennedy was assassinated.

She was the oldest daughter of stockbroker John "Black Jack" Bouvier III Vernon and his wife Janet Norton Lee Bouvier Auchincloss Morris.

She spent her younger years partly in New York City and on the family estate in East Hampton, Suffolk County on Long Island. After his parents divorced in 1940, shared her and her sister Lee time between her mother's two new homes in McLean, Fairfax, Virginia and Newport, Rhode Island and his father's home in New York City and on Long Island. She attended the private girls school Chapin School in Manhattan in New York City.

In the following years she attended the exclusive private girls schools Holton-Arms School in Bethesda, Maryland and Miss Porter's School in Farmington, Hartford County, Connecticut in 1947 before she was introduced to high society in New York, where she attracted attention.

She then took a higher education, the first two years at college in New York, then at the University of Grenoble and the Sorbonne in Paris, before she earned a Bachelor of Arts in French literature at George Washington University in 1951.

After graduating she worked in the Washington Times-Herald. Her first interview was by Pat Nixon, and later by political entities as the then Vice President Richard Nixon and her future husband, John F. Kennedy who then sat in the House of Representatives. Theme in the interviews was becoming more politically emphasized that the relationship with the Soviet Union, Korean War and the growing U.S. involvement in Southeast Asia. One of her last assignments was to cover the coronation of the British Queen Elizabeth II 2 June 1953.

She married John F. Kennedy on 12 September 1953 under heavy media coverage. 3000 uninvited guests were shown off by police.

The 20th October 1968, she married Greek shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis.

Zodiac etc.

She is born under the zodiac leo, who is known for Ruling, Warmth, Generosity, Faithful, Initiative. Our collection contains 31 quotes who is written / told by Jackie.

Related authors: Aristotle, Pat Nixon, Aristotle Onassis, Queen Elizabeth II, John F. Kennedy, Elizabeth II, George Washington

Famous quotes by Jackie Kennedy (31)


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"You have to have been a Republican to know how good it is to be a Democrat"
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"One must not let oneself be overwhelmed by sadness"
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"Now, I think that I should have known that he was magic all along. I did know it - but I should have guessed that it would be too much to ask to grow old with and see our children grow up together. So now, he is a legend when he would have preferred to be a man"
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"It looks like it's been furnished by discount stores"
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"If you mess up your children, nothing else you do really matters"
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"If you bungle raising your children, I don't think whatever else you do matters very much"
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"I'll be a wife and mother first, then First Lady"
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"I want to live my life, not record it"
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"I want minimum information given with maximum politeness"
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"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?"
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"I don't understand it. Jack will spend any amount of money to buy votes but he balks at investing a thousand dollars in a beautiful painting"
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"I don't think there are any men who are faithful to their wives"
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"I am a woman above everything else"
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"I always wanted to be some kind of writer or newspaper reporter. But after college... I did other things"
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"He didn't even have the satisfaction of being killed for civil rights. it had to be some silly little Communist"
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"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"
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"Dear God, please take care of your servant John Fitzgerald Kennedy"
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"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?"
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"Being a reporter seems a ticket out to the world"
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"An Editor becomes kind of your mother. You expect love and encouragement from an Editor"
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"A camel makes an elephant feel like a jet plane"
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"Whenever I was upset by something in the papers, Jack always told me to be more tolerant, like a horse flicking away flies in the summer"
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"When Harvard men say they have graduated from Radcliffe, then we've made it"
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"What is sad for women of my generation is that they weren't supposed to work if they had families. What were they going to do when the children are grown - watch the raindrops coming down the window pane?"
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"There are two kinds of women, those who want power in the world and those who want power in bed"
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"There are many little ways to enlarge your child's world. Love of books is the best of all"
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"The only routine with me is no routine at all"
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"The one thing I do not want to be called is First Lady. It sounds like a saddle horse"
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"The first time you marry for love, the second for money, and the third for companionship"
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"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"
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"Sex is a bad thing because it rumples the clothes"


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