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Mignon McLaughlin Quotes

(1915), American Author, Editor

It's the most unhappy people who most fear change.

Category: Change

Every society honors its live conformists and its dead troublemakers.

Category: Conformity

What you can't get out of, get into wholeheartedly.

Category: Effort

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

Category: Friends And Friendship

It's innocence when it charms us, ignorance when it doesn't.

Category: Innocence

No one really listens to anyone else, and if you try it for a while you'll see why.

Category: Listening

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

Category: Marriage

For the happiest life, days should be rigorously planned, nights left open to chance.

Category: Planning

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.

Category: Price

We would all like a reputation for generosity and we'd all like to buy it cheap.

Category: Reputation

Our strength is often composed of the weakness that we're damned if we are going to show.

Category: Strength