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“A successful marriage requires falling in love many times -- always with the same person.”
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, The Complete Neurotic's Notebook
“A critic can only review the book he has read, not the one which the writer wrote.”
Mignon McLaughlin, The Complete Neurotic's Notebook
“What you have become is the price you paid to get what you used to want.”
Mignon McLaughlin, The Complete Neurotic's Notebook
“Don't be yourself. Be someone a little nicer.”
Mignon McLaughlin
“Love unlocks doors and opens windows that weren't even there before.”
Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic's Notebook
“True remorse is never just a regret over consequences; it is a regret over motive.”
Mignon McLaughlin
tags: rabp
“Hate leaves ugly scars, love leaves beautiful ones.”
Mignon McLaughlin, The Complete Neurotic's Notebook
“It's innocence when it charms us, ignorance when it doesn't.”
Mignon McLaughlin, Lucky In Love Greeting Card
“In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing.”
Mignon McLaughlin, The Complete Neurotic's Notebook
tags: love
“Every society honors its live conformists and its dead troublemakers.”
Mignon McLaughlin
“The hardest learned lesson: that people have only their kind of love to give, not our kind.”
Mignon McLaughlin
“Nostalgia for what we have lost is more bearable than nostalgia for what we have never had”
Mignon McLaughlin
“Women usually love what they buy, yet hate two-thirds of what is in their closets.”
Mignon McLaughlin
“Men who don't like girls with brains don't like girls.”
Mignon McLaughlin
“The best work is done with the heart breaking, or overflowing.”
Mignon McLaughlin
“Only where children gather
is there any real chance of fun.”
Mignon McLaughlin
“There are so many things that we wish we had done yesterday, so few that we feel like doing today.”
Mignon McLaughlin
“The head never rules the heart, but just becomes its partner in crime.”
Mignon McLaughlin
“Our strenght is often composed of the weakness we're damned if we're going to show.”
Mignon McLaughlin
“We sometimes feel that we have been really understood, but it was always long ago, by someone now dead.”
Mignon McLaughlin, The Complete Neurotic's Notebook
“Some women love only what they can hold in their arms; others, only what they can't.”
Mignon McLaughlin
“We choose those we like; with those we love, we have no say in the matter.”
Mignon McLaughlin
“Character is what emerges from all the little things you were too busy to do yesterday, but did anyway.”
Mignon McLaughlin
“Even cowards can endure hardship; only he brave can endure suspense”
Mignon McLaughlin
“The only courage that matters is the kind that gets you from one moment to the next.”
Mignon McLaughlin
“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
“No one has ever loved anyone the way everyone wants to be loved.”
Mignon McLaughlin, The Complete Neurotic's Notebook
tags: love
“Life marks us all down, so it's just as well that we start out by overpricing ourselves.”
Mignon McLaughlin
“If you hate your lot but wouldn't trade it, it's not your lot you hate.”
Mignon McLaughlin
tags: life, love

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