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Mignon McLaughlin – 22 Quotes

 

22 Quotes by Mignon McLaughlin

 

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

– 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


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

– Mignon McLaughlin


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

– Mignon McLaughlin


Courage can’t see around corners but goes around them anyway.

– Mignon McLaughlin


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

– 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


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

– Mignon McLaughlin


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

– Mignon McLaughlin


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

– Mignon McLaughlin


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

– Mignon McLaughlin


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

– Mignon McLaughlin


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


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

– Mignon McLaughlin


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

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

– Mignon McLaughlin


Every society honors its live conformists and its dead troublemakers.

– Mignon McLaughlin


Society honors its living conformists and its dead troublemakers.

– 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


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