Mignon McLaughlin Quotes

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Born: June 6, 1913,
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Died: , December 20, 1983

1.
A car is useless in New York, essential everywhere else. The same with good manners.
- Mignon McLaughlin

2.
A sense of humor is a major defense against minor troubles.
- Mignon McLaughlin

3.
A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.
- Mignon McLaughlin

4.
A woman telling her true age is like a buyer confiding his final price to an Armenian rug dealer.
- Mignon McLaughlin

5.
Courage can't see around corners but goes around them anyway.
- Mignon McLaughlin

6.
Every society honors its live conformists and its dead troublemakers.
- Mignon McLaughlin

7.
For the happiest life, days should be rigorously planned, nights left open to chance.
- Mignon McLaughlin

8.
Hope is the feeling we have that the feeling we have is not permanent.
- Mignon McLaughlin

9.
If you made a list of reasons why any couple got married, and another list of the reasons for their divorce, you'd have a hell of a lot of overlapping.
- Mignon McLaughlin

10.
It is important to our friends to believe that we are unreservedly frank with them, and important to friendship that we are not.
- Mignon McLaughlin

11.
It's the most unhappy people who most fear change.
- Mignon McLaughlin

12.
Learning too soon our limitations, we never learn our powers.
- Mignon McLaughlin

13.
Most sermons sound to me like commercials - but I can't make out whether God is the Sponsor or the Product.
- Mignon McLaughlin

14.
No one has ever loved anyone the way everyone wants to be loved.
- Mignon McLaughlin

15.
Our strength is often composed of the weakness that we're damned if we're going to show.
- Mignon McLaughlin

16.
Society honors its living conformists and its dead troublemakers.
- Mignon McLaughlin

17.
The only courage that matters is the kind that gets you from one moment to the next.
- Mignon McLaughlin

18.
There are a handful of people whom money won't spoil, and we all count ourselves among them.
- Mignon McLaughlin

19.
There is always some specific moment when we become aware that our youth is gone but, years after, we know it was much later.
- Mignon McLaughlin

20.
We all become great explorers during our first few days in a new city, or a new love affair.
- Mignon McLaughlin

21.
When suffering comes, we yearn for some sign from God, forgetting we have just had one.
- Mignon McLaughlin

22.
Youth is not enough. And love is not enough. And success is not enough. And, if we could achieve it, enough would not be enough.
- Mignon McLaughlin

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