Author: Mignon McLaughlin

Nymphomaniac:  a woman as obsessed with sex as an average man.

(1913 – 1983) journalist & author

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

(1913 – 1983) journalist & author

After the chills and fever of love, how nice is the 98.6º of marriage!

(1913 – 1983) journalist & author

Every society honors its live conformists and its dead troublemakers.

(1913 – 1983) journalist & author

A woman’s mink coat represents the sacrifice of a lot of little animals, including her husband.

(1913 – 1983) journalist & author

Society honors its living conformists and its dead troublemakers.

(1913 – 1983) journalist & author

A car is useless in New York, essential everywhere else; the same with good manners.

(1913 – 1983) journalist & author

The young are generally full of revolt, and are often pretty revolting about it.

(1913 – 1983) journalist & author

Many marriages are simply working partnerships between businessmen and housekeepers.

(1913 – 1983) journalist & author

If I knew what I was so anxious about, I wouldn't be so anxious.

(1913 – 1983) journalist & author

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.

(1913 – 1983) journalist & author

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

(1913 – 1983) journalist & author

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

(1913 – 1983) journalist & author

The head never rules the heart, but just becomes it's partner in crime.

(1913 – 1983) journalist & author

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

(1913 – 1983) journalist & author

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

(1913 – 1983) journalist & author

In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing.

(1913 – 1983) journalist & author

Many who would not take the last cookie would take the last lifeboat.

(1913 – 1983) journalist & author

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

(1913 – 1983) journalist & author

If you made a list of reasons why any couple got married, and another list of the reasons for their divorce, you'd have a hell of a lot of overlapping.

(1913 – 1983) journalist & author

Anything you lose automatically doubles in value.

(1913 – 1983) journalist & author
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