"all of us have in our veins the exact same percentage of salt in our blood that exists in the ocean, and therefore, we have salt in our blood, in our sweat, in our tears. we are tied to the ocean. and when we go back to the sea -- whether it is to sail it or to watch it -- we are going back from whence we came."
"The Kennedys gave dinner dances -a half-dozen in less than three years -where waiters carried large trays filled with cocktails like the Cuba libre, a combination of rum, Coca-Cola, and lime juice. "They served the drinks in enormous tumblers," recalled George Plimpton. "Everybody had too much to drink, because they were excited."
Shortly after they were married, Jackie, an avid amateur artist herself, bought her husband a paint set.