Mignon McLaughlin - Quotes

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

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

No one has ever loved anyone the way everyone wants to be loved. ---->>>

Learning too soon our limitations, we never learn our powers.

Learning too soon our limitations, we never learn our powers.

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

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

Love unlocks doors and opens windows that weren't even there before. ---->>>

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

Love is the silent saying and saying of a single name.

Love is the silent saying and saying of a single name.

The head never rules the heart, but just becomes its partner in crime. ---->>>

A sense of humor is a major defense against minor troubles.

A sense of humor is a major defense against minor troubles.

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

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

Albert Einstein when asked what he considered to be the most powerful force in the universe answered: Compound interest! What you have become is the price you paid to get what you used to want. ---->>>

Society honors its living conformists and its dead troublemakers.

Society honors its living conformists and its dead troublemakers.

Even cowards can endure hardship; only the brave can endure suspense.

Even cowards can endure hardship; only the brave can endure suspense.

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

It's the most unhappy people who most fear change.

It's the most unhappy people who most fear change.

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

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

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

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

In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing.

In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing.

Nymphomaniac: a woman as obsessed with sex as an average man.

Nymphomaniac: a woman as obsessed with sex as an average man.

We are all born brave, trusting and greedy, and most of us remain greedy. ---->>>

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.

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.

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

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

We lavish on animals the love we are afraid to show to people. They might not return it; or worse, they might.

We lavish on animals the love we are afraid to show to people. They might not return it; or worse, they might.

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

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

What you have become is the price you paid to get what you used to want. ---->>>

No one really listens to anyone else, and if you try it for a while you'll see why. ---->>>

Hope is the feeling we have that the feeling we have is not permanent.

Hope is the feeling we have that the feeling we have is not permanent.

The proud man can learn humility, but he will be proud of it. ---->>>

We would all like a reputation for generosity and we'd all like to buy it cheap. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

If you are brave too often, people will come to expect it of you. ---->>>

There are so many things that we wish we had done yesterday, so few that we feel like doing today. ---->>>

If I knew what I was so anxious about, I wouldn't be so anxious. ---->>>

It's innocence when it charms us, ignorance when it doesn't. ---->>>

Courage can't see around corners but goes around them anyway. ---->>>

Most of us become parents long before we have stopped being children. ---->>>

What you can't get out of, get into wholeheartedly. ---->>>

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

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

Every society honors its live conformists and its dead troublemakers. ---->>>

No matter how brilliantly an idea is stated, we will not really be moved unless we have already half thought of it ourselves. ---->>>

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

Likely as not, the child you can do the least with will do the most to make you proud. ---->>>

We'd all like a reputation for generosity, and we'd all like to buy it cheap. ---->>>

Many are saved from sin by being so inept at it. ---->>>

It took man thousands of years to put words down on paper, and his lawyers still wish he wouldn't. ---->>>

The young are generally full of revolt, and are often pretty revolting about it. ---->>>

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

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

I'm glad I don't have to explain to a man from Mars why each day I set fire to dozens of little pieces of paper, and then put them in my mouth. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 06-06, 1913
Birthplace:
Die: 12-20, 1983
Occupation: Journalist
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Mignon McLaughlin (June 6, 1913 – December 20, 1983) was an American journalist and author. In the 1950s, she began publishing aphorisms that were later collected in three books, entitled, The Neurotic’s Notebook, The Second Neurotic’s Notebook and The Complete Neurotic’s Notebook. She is known for a number of quotes, among them: "A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person (wikipedia)