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A collection of quotes by Mignon McLaughlin on books, God, age, change, fear, people, love, marriage, belief, friendship, and society.

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Famous As: Journalist

Born On: June 6, 1913

Died On: December 20, 1983

Died At Age: 70

Mignon McLaughlin was an eminent American author and journalist. She was born in Maryland but was brought up in New York City. Her mother was an illustrious attorney. After pursuing her graduation she embarked on a career of a writer of short stories and journalist. She wrote for ‘Cosmopolitan,’ ‘Redbook,’ and various other women’s magazine. She co-wrote a play, ‘Gayden,’ along with Robert McLaughlin which made its way to the Broadway but had a limited run. We bring to you a corpus of quotable and notable quotes and sayings by Mignon McLaughlin which have been excerpted from her writings, coloums, books, interviews, public utterances, aphorism, works, thoughts and life. Scroll through the list of interesting and empowering quotes and thoughts by Mignon McLaughlin on living, innocence, ignorance, children, strength, weakness, leaning, brave, sense-of-humor, partner, heart, endure, hardship, women, character, murder, effort, and more.
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A successful marriage requires falling in love many times -- always with the same person.

Mignon McLaughlin

Once you become self-conscious, there is no end to it; once you start to doubt, there is no room for anything else.

Mignon McLaughlin

A critic can only review the book he has read, not the one which the writer wrote.

Mignon McLaughlin

Don't be yourself. Be someone a little nicer.

Mignon McLaughlin

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

Mignon McLaughlin

Hate leaves ugly scars, love leaves beautiful ones.

Mignon McLaughlin

True remorse is never just a regret over consequences; it is a regret over motive.

Mignon McLaughlin

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

Mignon McLaughlin

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

Mignon McLaughlin

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

Mignon McLaughlin

Every society honors its live conformists and its dead troublemakers.

Mignon McLaughlin

Nostalgia for what we have lost is more bearable than nostalgia for what we have never had

Mignon McLaughlin

Men who don't like girls with brains don't like girls.

Mignon McLaughlin

Women usually love what they buy, yet hate two-thirds of what is in their closets.

Mignon McLaughlin

The hardest learned lesson: that people have only their kind of love to give, not our kind.

Mignon McLaughlin

The best work is done with the heart breaking, or overflowing.

Mignon McLaughlin

Only where children gather is there any real chance of fun.

Mignon McLaughlin

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

Mignon McLaughlin

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

Mignon McLaughlin

We sometimes feel that we have been really understood, but it was always long ago, by someone now dead.

Mignon McLaughlin

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

Mignon McLaughlin

Some women love only what they can hold in their arms; others, only what they can't.

Mignon McLaughlin

We choose those we like; with those we love, we have no say in the matter.

Mignon McLaughlin

Character is what emerges from all the little things you were too busy to do yesterday, but did anyway.

Mignon McLaughlin

Many of us go through life feeling as an actor might feel who does not like his part and does not believe in the play.

Mignon McLaughlin

Even cowards can endure hardship; only he brave can endure suspense

Mignon McLaughlin

Life marks us all down, so it's just as well that we start out by overpricing ourselves.

Mignon McLaughlin

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

Mignon McLaughlin

Love is the silent saying and saying of a single name

Mignon McLaughlin

There's only one person who needs a glass of water oftener than a small child tucked in for the night, and that's a writer sitting down to write.

Mignon McLaughlin

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

Mignon McLaughlin

If you hate your lot but wouldn't trade it, it's not your lot you hate.

Mignon McLaughlin

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

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

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

Mignon McLaughlin

Children lack morality, but they also lack fake morality.

Mignon McLaughlin

I tell you this, and I tell you plain What you have done, you will do again You will bite your tongue, careful or not Upon the already-bitten spot

Mignon McLaughlin

An old racetrack joke reminds you that your program contains all the winners' names. I stare at my typewriter keys with the same thought.

Mignon McLaughlin

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

Mignon McLaughlin

Most of us would rather risk a catastrophe than read the instructions.

Mignon McLaughlin

You never realize how tacky your furniture is till you try to give it to the Salvation Army and they won't take it.

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

Mama does everything for the baby, who responds by saying Dada first.

Mignon McLaughlin

The ideal home: big enough for you to hear the children, but not very well.

Mignon McLaughlin

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

Mignon McLaughlin

Love is often gentle, desire always a rage.

Mignon McLaughlin

The death of someone we know always reminds us that we are still alive - perhaps for some purpose which we ought to re-examine.

Mignon McLaughlin

With each passing year, one has less to say, and knows better how to say it.

Mignon McLaughlin

Few of us could bear to have ourselves for neighbors.

Mignon McLaughlin

It’s easy enough to get along with a loved and loving child—at least till you try to get him to do something.

Mignon McLaughlin