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Mignon McLaughlin

Mignon McLaughlin (1913 - 1983) was an American journalist and author.
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In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing.

Mignon McLaughlin

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.

Mignon McLaughlin

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

Mignon McLaughlin

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

Mignon McLaughlin

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

Mignon McLaughlin

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

Mignon McLaughlin

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

Mignon McLaughlin

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

Mignon McLaughlin

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.

Mignon McLaughlin

Every society honors its live conformists and its dead troublemakers.

Mignon McLaughlin

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

Mignon McLaughlin

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

Mignon McLaughlin

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

Mignon McLaughlin

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

Mignon McLaughlin

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

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

Mignon McLaughlin

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

Mignon McLaughlin

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

Mignon McLaughlin

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

Mignon McLaughlin

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

Mignon McLaughlin

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

Mignon McLaughlin

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

Mignon McLaughlin

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

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

Mignon McLaughlin

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

Mignon McLaughlin
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