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A new wound makes all the old ones ache again.
– Mignon McLaughlin

Don’t be yourself be someone a little nicer.
– Mignon McLaughlin

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Confession is good for the conscience, but it usually bypasses the soul.
– Mignon McLaughlin

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The soul may sleep and the body still be happy, but only in youth.
– Mignon McLaughlin

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 put them in my mouth.
– Mignon McLaughlin

To smoke or not to smoke: I can make of either a life work.
– Mignon McLaughlin

Society honors its living conformists and its dead troublemakers.
– Mignon McLaughlin

The fear of being laughed at makes cowards of us all.
– Mignon McLaughlin

The woman just ahead of you at the supermarket checkout has all the delectable groceries you didn’t even know they carried.
– Mignon McLaughlin

We catch frightful glimpses of ourselves in the hostile eyes of others.
– Mignon McLaughlin

Most sermons sound to me like commercials but I can’t make out whether God is the Sponsor or the Product.
– Mignon McLaughlin

My religious position: I think that God could do a lot better, and I’m willing to give Him the chance.
– Mignon McLaughlin

There are now electrical appliances with the main unit so sealed in that it cannot be got at for repair.There have always been human beings like that.
– Mignon McLaughlin

Neurosis is no worse than a bad cold; you ache all over, and it’s made you a mess, but you won’t die from it.
– Mignon McLaughlin

I often pray, though I’m not really sure Anyone’s listening; and I phrase it carefully, just in case He’s literary.
– Mignon McLaughlin

The only courage that matters is the kind that gets you from one moment to the next.
– Mignon McLaughlin

We welcome passion, for the mind is briefly let off duty.
– Mignon McLaughlin

Love is often gentle, desire always a rage.
– Mignon McLaughlin

Your children tell you casually years later what it would have killed you with worry to know at the time.
– Mignon McLaughlin

Likely as not, the child you can do the least with will do the most to make you proud.
– Mignon McLaughlin