Mignon McLaughlin quotes

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

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

— Mignon McLaughlin

 quotes - 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.”

— Mignon McLaughlin

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

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

— Mignon McLaughlin

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

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

— Mignon McLaughlin

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

— Mignon McLaughlin

“No one has ever loved anyone the way everyone wants to be loved.”

— Mignon McLaughlin

“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

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

— Mignon McLaughlin

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

— Mignon McLaughlin

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

— Mignon McLaughlin

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

— Mignon McLaughlin

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

— Mignon McLaughlin

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

— Mignon McLaughlin

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

— Mignon McLaughlin

“Society honors its living conformists and its dead troublemakers.”

— 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

“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

“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

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

— Mignon McLaughlin

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

— Mignon McLaughlin

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

— Mignon McLaughlin

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

— Mignon McLaughlin

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

— Mignon McLaughlin

“Love unlocks doors and opens windows that weren't even there before.”

— Mignon McLaughlin

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

— 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

“Courage can't see around corners but goes around them anyway.”

— Mignon McLaughlin

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

— Mignon McLaughlin

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

— 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
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