Rose Elizabeth Fitzgerald Kennedy was an American philanthropist 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. Kennedy, Sr., who was United States Ambassador to the Court of St James's. Their nine children included President John F. Kennedy, Senator Robert F. Kennedy, and longtime Senator Ted Kennedy... (wikipedia)
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.
Neither comprehension nor learning can take place in an atmosphere of anxiety.
Birds sing after a storm; why shouldn't people feel as free to delight in whatever sunlight remains to them?
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.
Life isn't a matter of milestones, but of moments.
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've had an exciting time; I married for love and got a little money along with it.
I'm like old wine. They don't bring me out very often - but I'm well preserved.
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.