Mignon McLaughlin

Mignon McLaughlin (June 6, 1913 - December 20, 1983) was an American journalist and author. She is author of the quote: "A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person." She wrote the first and second Neurotic's Notebooks, and is also the author of this quote: "Anything you lose automatically doubles in value." She has also been credited with "Every society honors its live conformists and its dead troublemakers

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A sense of humor is a major defense against minor troubles.
A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.
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.
Every society honors its live conformists and its dead troublemakers.
For the happiest life, days should be rigorously planned, nights left open to chance.
I'm always there to tell people that their life is not that bad. I wish it was easy to follow that advice It is important to our friends to believe that we are unreservedly frank with them, and important to friendship that we are not.
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.
If I knew what I was so anxious about, I wouldn't be so anxious.
Immature love says, 'I love you because I need you.' Mature love says, 'I need you because I love you.'
In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing.
It is important to our friends to believe that we are unreservedly frank with them, and important to friendship that we are not.
It's innocence when it charms us, ignorance when it doesn't.
It's the most unhappy people who most fear change.
Most of us become parents long before we have stopped being children.
No one has ever loved anyone the way everyone wants to be loved.
No one really listens to anyone else, and if you try it for a while you'll see why.
Our strength is often composed of the weakness that we're damned if we are going to show.
The head never rules the heart, but just becomes it's partner in crime.
The head never rules the heart, but just becomes its partner in crime.
The only courage that matters is the kind that gets you from one moment to the next.
The young are generally full of revolt, and are often pretty revolting about it.
There are so many things that we wish we had done yesterday, so few that we feel like doing today.
We all become great explorers during our first few days in a new city, or a new love affair.
We lavish on animals the love we are afraid to show to people. They might not return it or worse, they might.
We would all like a reputation for generosity and we'd all like to buy it cheap.
What you can't get out of, get into wholeheartedly.
What you can't get out of... Get into wholeheartedly.
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.

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