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    Even cowards can endure hardship; only he brave can endure suspense.
    — Mignon McLaughlin
    tags: suspense 
     
    Our strength is often composed of the weakness we're damned if we're going to show.
    — Mignon McLaughlin
    tags: weakness  strength 
     
    No one has ever loved anyone the way everyone wants to be loved.
    — Mignon McLaughlin
    We would all like a reputation for generosity and we'd all like to buy it cheap.
    — Mignon McLaughlin
    A woman asks little of love: only that she be able to feel like a heroine.
    — Mignon McLaughlin
    tags: women 
     
    It's innocence when it charms us, ignorance when it doesn't.
    — 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
    tags: doubt 
     
    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
    tags: believe 
     
    It's the most unhappy people who most fear change.
    — Mignon McLaughlin
    tags: fear  people 
     
    The total history of almost anyone would shock almost everyone.
    — Mignon McLaughlin
    A first-rate marriage is like a first-rate hotel: expensive, but worth it.
    — Mignon McLaughlin
    tags: marriage  worth 
     
    The woman just ahead of you at the supermarket checkout has all the delectable groceries you didn't even know they carried.
    — Mignon McLaughlin
    tags: women 
     
    You will turn over many a futile new leaf till you learn we must all write on scratched-out pages.
    — Mignon McLaughlin
    tags: learn  write 
     
    We lavish on animals the love we are afraid to show to people. They might not return it; or worse, they might.
    — Mignon McLaughlin
    tags: animals  people  afraid 
     
    Even cowards can endure hardship; only the brave can endure suspense.
    — Mignon McLaughlin
    tags: suspense 
     
    Likely as not, the child you can do the least with will do the most to make you proud.
    — Mignon McLaughlin
    tags: children  child 
     
    Hope is the feeling we have that the feeling we have is not permanent.
    — Mignon McLaughlin
    tags: hope 
     
    Women usually love what they buy, yet hate two-thirds of what is in their closets.
    — Mignon McLaughlin
    tags: women  hate 
     
    Learning too soon our limitations, we never learn our powers.
    — Mignon McLaughlin
    tags: power  learn  learning 
     
    Love unlocks doors and opens windows that weren't even there before.
    — 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
    tags: death 
     
    Love is often gentle, desire always a rage.
    — Mignon McLaughlin
    tags: desires 
     
    For the happiest life, days should be rigorously planned, nights left open to chance.
    — Mignon McLaughlin
    tags: chance  night 
     
    In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing.
    — Mignon McLaughlin
    Many beautiful women have been made happy by their own beauty, but no intelligent woman has ever been made happy by her own intelligence.
    — Mignon McLaughlin
    We waste a lot of time running after people we could have caught by just standing still.
    — Mignon McLaughlin
    tags: time  people  running 
     
    A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.
    — Mignon McLaughlin
    Grasp your opportunities, no matter how poor your health; nothing is worse for your health than boredom.
    — Mignon McLaughlin
    There's something in every atheist, itching to believe, and something in every believer, itching to doubt.
    — Mignon McLaughlin
    A parent who has never apologized to his children is a monster. If he's always apologizing, his children are monsters.
    — Mignon McLaughlin
    tags: children  child  parent 
     
    We are seldom happy with what we now have, but would go to pieces if we lost any part of it.
    — Mignon McLaughlin
    tags: lost 
     
    Society honors its living conformists and its dead troublemakers.
    — Mignon McLaughlin
    tags: society  living  honor 
     
    Don't fool yourself that important things can be put off till tomorrow; they can be put off forever, or not at all
    — Mignon McLaughlin
    tags: forever  fools 
     
    The only courage that matters is the kind that gets you from one moment to the next.
    — Mignon McLaughlin
    tags: moment  courage 
     
    How tired God must be of guilt and loneliness, for that is all we ever bring to Him.
    — Mignon McLaughlin
    tags: guilt  god  loneliness 
     
    Loneliness, insomnia, and change: the fear of these is even worse than the reality.
    — Mignon McLaughlin
    tags: fear  reality  loneliness 
     
    Love looks forward, hate looks back, anxiety has eyes all over its head.
    — Mignon McLaughlin
    tags: hate  anxiety  eyes 
     
    The chief reason for drinking is the desire to behave in a certain way, and to be able to blame it on alcohol.
    — Mignon McLaughlin
    The only mothers it is safe to forget on Mother's Day are the good ones.
    — Mignon McLaughlin
    tags: mother 
     
    Anywhere you go liking everyone, everyone will be likeable.
    — Mignon McLaughlin
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    mignon mclaughlin
    Birth    : June 6, 1913
    Death  : December 20, 1983
    Occupation  : Journalist