Rose Kennedy Quotes (16 quotes)
“Whenever I held my newborn baby in my arms, I used to think that what I said and did to him could have an influence not only on him but on all whom he met, not only for a day or a month or a year, but for all eternity - a very challenging and exciting thought for a mother.”
As quoted in: Journal of the Steward Anthropological Society, Volume 4, No. 1 (1973), p. 125
“Birds sing after a storm; why shouldn't people feel as free to delight in whatever sunlight remains to them?”
Times To Remember (1974), p. 496
As quoted in: "The World of Business: From Valuable Brands and Games Directors Play to Bail-Outs and Bad Boys Volume 31 of The Economist", John Wiley & Sons, 2009, p. 104 - ISBN: 9781846681585
On her 100th birthday in 1991
In response to criticism of funding of her son Robert's presidential campaign
Times To Remember (1974), p. 87
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsRose Kennedy
Born: July 22, 1890
Died: January 22, 1995 (aged 104)
Bio: Rose Elizabeth Fitzgerald Kennedy, Countess Kennedy was an American philanthropist, the wife of Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr., and the mother of nine children, among them United States President John F. Kennedy, United States Senator Robert F. Kennedy, and United States Senator Edward Moore Ted Kennedy.
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