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Mignon McLaughlin quotes: Always live up to your standards - by lowering them, if necessary. Always live up to your standards - by lowering them, if necessary.
Mignon McLaughlin quotes: We always prefer war on our own terms to peace on someone else's. We always prefer war on our own terms to peace on someone else's.
Mignon McLaughlin quotes: The first two days of a vacation are endless; then it flies. The first two days of a vacation are endless; then it flies.
Mignon McLaughlin quotes: I wish I'd said it first, and I don't even know who did: The only problems that money can solve are money problems. I wish I'd said it first, and I don't even know who did: The only problems that money can solve are money problems.
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: God doesn't measure His bounty, but oh how we do! God doesn't measure His bounty, but oh how we do!
Mignon McLaughlin quotes: If I knew what I was so anxious about, I wouldn't be so anxious. If I knew what I was so anxious about, I wouldn't be so anxious.
Mignon McLaughlin quotes: We welcome passion, for the mind is briefly let off duty. We welcome passion, for the mind is briefly let off duty.
Mignon McLaughlin quotes: Desire creates havoc when it is the only thing between two people, or when it is what's missing. Desire creates havoc when it is the only thing between two people, or when it is what's missing.
Mignon McLaughlin quotes: I often pray, though I'm not really sure Anyone's listening; and I phrase it carefully, just in case He's literary. I often pray, though I'm not really sure Anyone's listening; and I phrase it carefully, just in case He's literary.
Mignon McLaughlin quotes: We can never at any time absorb more love than we're ready for. We can never at any time absorb more love than we're ready for.
Mignon McLaughlin quotes: Spiritual sloth, or acedia, was known as The Sin of the Middle Ages. It's the sin of my middle age, too. Spiritual sloth, or acedia, was known as The Sin of the Middle Ages. It's the sin of my middle age, too.
Mignon McLaughlin quotes: A new wound makes all the old ones ache again. A new wound makes all the old ones ache again.
Mignon McLaughlin quotes: The poor have the same basic pleasures as the rich, and the rich will always resent it. The poor have the same basic pleasures as the rich, and the rich will always resent it.
Mignon McLaughlin quotes: A woman asks little of love: only that she be able to feel like a heroine. A woman asks little of love: only that she be able to feel like a heroine.
Mignon McLaughlin quotes: Age is a slowing down of everything except fear. Age is a slowing down of everything except fear.
Mignon McLaughlin quotes: Courage doesn't know what's around the corner, but goes around it anyway. Courage doesn't know what's around the corner, but goes around it anyway.
Mignon McLaughlin quotes: Neurotics expect you to remember all the things that they tell you, and many that they don't. Neurotics expect you to remember all the things that they tell you, and many that they don't.
Mignon McLaughlin quotes: It's hard to feel middle-aged, because how can you tell how long you are going to live? It's hard to feel middle-aged, because how can you tell how long you are going to live?
Mignon McLaughlin quotes: 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.
Mignon McLaughlin quotes: Pity all newlyweds. She cooks something nice for him, and he brings her flowers, and they kiss and think: How easy marriage is. Pity all newlyweds. She cooks something nice for him, and he brings her flowers, and they kiss and think: How easy marriage is.
Mignon McLaughlin quotes: A critic can only review the book he has read, not the one which the writer wrote. A critic can only review the book he has read, not the one which the writer wrote.
Mignon McLaughlin quotes: Women are never landlocked: they're always mere minutes away from the briny deep of tears. Women are never landlocked: they're always mere minutes away from the briny deep of tears.
Mignon McLaughlin quotes: Confession is good for the conscience, but it usually bypasses the soul. Confession is good for the conscience, but it usually bypasses the soul.
Mignon McLaughlin quotes: 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.
Mignon McLaughlin quotes: Neurosis is no worse than a bad cold; you ache all over, and it's made you a mess, but you won't die from it. Neurosis is no worse than a bad cold; you ache all over, and it's made you a mess, but you won't die from it.
Mignon McLaughlin quotes: Nobody knows the trouble we've seen-but we keep trying to tell them. Nobody knows the trouble we've seen-but we keep trying to tell them.
Mignon McLaughlin quotes: 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.
Mignon McLaughlin quotes: We work for praise, and dawdle once we have it. We work for praise, and dawdle once we have it.
Mignon McLaughlin quotes: Don't look for God where He is needed most; if you didn't bring Him there, He isn't there. Don't look for God where He is needed most; if you didn't bring Him there, He isn't there.
Mignon McLaughlin quotes: Men gossip less than women, but mean it. Men gossip less than women, but mean it.
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 quotes: If you are brave too often, people will come to expect it of you. If you are brave too often, people will come to expect it of you.
Mignon McLaughlin quotes: Neurotics are sure that no one understands them, and they wouldn't have it any other way. Neurotics are sure that no one understands them, and they wouldn't have it any other way.
Mignon McLaughlin quotes: What you have become is the price you paid to get what you used to want. What you have become is the price you paid to get what you used to want.
Mignon McLaughlin quotes: In retrospect, our triumphs could as easily have happened to someone else; but our defeats are uniquely our own. In retrospect, our triumphs could as easily have happened to someone else; but our defeats are uniquely our own.
Mignon McLaughlin quotes: We are irritated by rascals, intolerant of fools, and prepared to love the rest. But where are they? We are irritated by rascals, intolerant of fools, and prepared to love the rest. But where are they?
Mignon McLaughlin quotes: God and the devil lose to a common enemy: inertia. God and the devil lose to a common enemy: inertia.
Mignon McLaughlin quotes: My doctor is nice; every time I see him, I'm ashamed of what I think of doctors in general. My doctor is nice; every time I see him, I'm ashamed of what I think of doctors in general.
Mignon McLaughlin quotes: Being neurotic is like shooting fish in a barrel, and missing them. Being neurotic is like shooting fish in a barrel, and missing them.
Mignon McLaughlin quotes: The time to begin most things is ten years ago. The time to begin most things is ten years ago.
Mignon McLaughlin quotes: Forget about calories - everything makes thin people thinner, and fat people fatter. Forget about calories - everything makes thin people thinner, and fat people fatter.
Mignon McLaughlin quotes: 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.
Mignon McLaughlin quotes: Anything you lose automatically doubles in value. Anything you lose automatically doubles in value.
Mignon McLaughlin quotes: The only mothers it is safe to forget on Mother's Day are the good ones. The only mothers it is safe to forget on Mother's Day are the good ones.
Mignon McLaughlin quotes: The neurotic believes that life has meaning, but that his life hasn't. The neurotic believes that life has meaning, but that his life hasn't.
Mignon McLaughlin quotes: 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.
Mignon McLaughlin quotes: Goods are displayed by thousands of shopkeepers with a sense of beauty that finds no other outlet. Goods are displayed by thousands of shopkeepers with a sense of beauty that finds no other outlet.
Mignon McLaughlin quotes: All women are basically in competition with each other for a handful of eligible men. All women are basically in competition with each other for a handful of eligible men.
Mignon McLaughlin quotes: When the pressures really mount, the neurotic must choose: Shall he have a good cry, or set fire to his neighbor's house? When the pressures really mount, the neurotic must choose: Shall he have a good cry, or set fire to his neighbor's house?
Mignon McLaughlin quotes: Happiness is like the penny candy of our youth: we got a lot more for our money back when we had no money. Happiness is like the penny candy of our youth: we got a lot more for our money back when we had no money.
Mignon McLaughlin quotes: Neurotics think of the past with resentment, and the future with dread; the present just doesn't exist. Neurotics think of the past with resentment, and the future with dread; the present just doesn't exist.
Mignon McLaughlin quotes: Neurotics dream of a good life, or a great suicide note. Neurotics dream of a good life, or a great suicide note.
Mignon McLaughlin quotes: Our strength is often composed of the weakness that we're damned if we're going to show. Our strength is often composed of the weakness that we're damned if we're going to show.
Mignon McLaughlin quotes: Luck: when your burst of energy doesn't run afoul of someone else's. Luck: when your burst of energy doesn't run afoul of someone else's.
Mignon McLaughlin quotes: Some marriages break up, and some do not, and in our world you can usually explain the former better than the latter. Some marriages break up, and some do not, and in our world you can usually explain the former better than the latter.