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

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