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Life isn't a matter of milestones, but of moments.

Life isn't a matter of milestones, but of moments.

When you hold your baby in your arms the first time, and you think of all the things you can say and do to influence him, it's a tremendous responsibility. What you do with him can influence not only him, but everyone he meets and not for a day or a month or a year but for time and eternity.

When you hold your baby in your arms the first time, and you think of all the things you can say and do to influence him, it's a tremendous responsibility. What you do with him can influence not only him, but everyone he meets and not for a day or a month or a year but for time and eternity.

What greater aspiration and challenge are there for a mother than the hope of raising a great son or daughter?

What greater aspiration and challenge are there for a mother than the hope of raising a great son or daughter?

I know not age, nor weariness nor defeat.

I know not age, nor weariness nor defeat.

It has been said that time heals all wounds. I don't agree. The wounds remain. Time - the mind, protecting its sanity - covers them with some scar tissue and the pain lessens, but it is never gone. ---->>>

Birds sing after a storm; why shouldn't people feel as free to delight in whatever sunlight remains to them?

Birds sing after a storm; why shouldn't people feel as free to delight in whatever sunlight remains to them?

I'm like old wine. They don't bring me out very often - but I'm well preserved.

I'm like old wine. They don't bring me out very often - but I'm well preserved.

Neither comprehension nor learning can take place in an atmosphere of anxiety.

Neither comprehension nor learning can take place in an atmosphere of anxiety.

I have come to the conclusion that the most important element in human life is faith.

I have come to the conclusion that the most important element in human life is faith.

Make sure you never, never argue at night. You just lose a good night's sleep, and you can't settle anything until morning anyway.

Make sure you never, never argue at night. You just lose a good night's sleep, and you can't settle anything until morning anyway.

I tell myself that God gave my children many gifts - spirit, beauty, intelligence, the capacity to make friends and to inspire respect. There was only one gift he held back - length of life.

I tell myself that God gave my children many gifts - spirit, beauty, intelligence, the capacity to make friends and to inspire respect. There was only one gift he held back - length of life.

I do not like candid pictures. They are so unattractive. ---->>>

Prosperity tries the fortunate, adversity the great.

Prosperity tries the fortunate, adversity the great.

It's wrong for parents to bury their children. It should be the other way around. ---->>>

Modern candidates seem to have to live with political matters all the time. In my father's time, a politician's home was still his castle. ---->>>

It is selfish to concern oneself with tragedies.

It is selfish to concern oneself with tragedies.

Sometimes I wonder if there is something about my family which invites violence. 'Is it envy,' you ask? I don't know... I've had so much, a son as president, two as senators, a son-in-law who's an ambassador... perhaps God doesn't permit that much. ---->>>

I looked on child rearing not only as a work of love and duty but as a profession that was fully as interesting and challenging as any honorable profession in the world and one that demanded the best that I could bring to it. ---->>>

The time will come when it will disgust you to look in the mirror. ---->>>

I've had an exciting time; I married for love and got a little money along with it.

I've had an exciting time; I married for love and got a little money along with it.

More business is lost every year through neglect than through any other cause.

More business is lost every year through neglect than through any other cause.

There's nothing I like less than bad arguments for a view that I hold dear. ---->>>

My father was a great innovator in public life, but when it came to raising his daughters, no one could have been more conservative. ---->>>

I'm one of the most fortunate people in the world.

I'm one of the most fortunate people in the world.

My husband changed jobs so fast that I simply never knew what business he was in. ---->>>

In my life, I am often reminded that there is a destiny that rules over us, because no one whom I know about or whom I read about seems to be completely happy during a long time. ---->>>

No one will ever feel sorry for me. ---->>>

I am just an old-fashioned girl. ---->>>

It's our money, and we're free to spend it any way we please. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: July 22, 1890
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
Die: 01-22, 1995
Occupation: Author
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Countess Rose Elizabeth Fitzgerald Kennedy (July 22, 1890 – January 22, 1995) was an American philanthropist, centenarian and socialite. She was deeply embedded in the "lace curtain" Irish Catholic community in Boston, where her father was mayor. She was the wife of businessman and investor Joseph P (wikipedia)