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MIGNON MCLAUGHLIN
American journalist and author
(1913 - 1983)

A car is useless in New York, essential everywhere else. The same with good manners.
      - [Manners : New York]

A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.
      - [Marriage]

A woman telling her true age is like a buyer confiding his final price to an Armenian rug dealer.
      - [Age]

Even cowards can endure hardship; only the brave can endure suspense.
      - [Bravery : Cowards]

Every society honors its live conformists and its dead troublemakers.
      - [Conformity]

It is important to our friends to believe that we are unreservedly frank with them, and important to friendship that we are not.
      - [Friendship]

It took man thousands of years to put words down on paper, and his lawyers still wish he wouldn't.
      - [Lawyers]

It's innocence when it charms us, ignorance when it doesn't.
      - [Innocence]

Learning too soon our limitations, we never learn our powers.
      - [Learning]

Many are saved from sin by being so inept at it.
      - [Sin]

Most of us become parents long before we have stopped being parents.
      - [Parenthood]

No matter how brilliantly an idea is stated, we will not really be moved unless we have already half thought of it ourselves.
      - [Ideas]

Our strength is often composed of the weakness we're damned if we're going to show.
      - [Strength]

The know-nothings are, unfortunately, seldom the do-nothings.
      - [Ignorance]

The proud man can learn humility, but he will be proud of it.
      - [Humility]

The young are generally full of revolt, and are often pretty revolting about it.
      - [Revolution]

There are a handful of people whom money won't spoil, and we all count ourselves among them.
      - [Money]

There are so many things that we wish we had done yesterday, so few that we feel like doing today.
      - [Procrastination]

We'd all like a reputation for generosity, and we'd all like to buy it cheap.
      - [Generosity]


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