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Ma-ma does everything for the baby, who responds by saying Da-da first.
– Mignon McLaughlin

The ideal home: big enough for you to hear the children, but not very well.
– Mignon McLaughlin

Most of us become parents long before we have stopped being children.
– Mignon McLaughlin

For the happiest life, rigorously plan your days, leave your nights open to chance.
– Mignon McLaughlin

Grasp your opportunities, no matter how poor your health; nothing is worse for your health than boredom.
– Mignon McLaughlin

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Men feel that women somehow drag them down, and women feel that way about men. It’s possible that both are right.
– Mignon McLaughlin

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How can a man marry wisely in his twenties? The girl he’s going to wind up wanting hasn’t even been born.
– Mignon McLaughlin

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There’s nothing wrong with most men’s egos that the kowtowing of a headwaiter can’t cure.
– Mignon McLaughlin

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Women are the right age for just a few years; men, for most of their lives.
– Mignon McLaughlin

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Few women care what a man looks like, and a good thing too.
– Mignon McLaughlin

My doctor is nice; every time I see him, I’m ashamed of what I think of doctors in general.
– Mignon McLaughlin

A hypochondriac is one who has a pill for everything except what ails him.
– Mignon McLaughlin

Luck when your burst of energy doesn’t run afoul of someone else’s.
– Mignon McLaughlin

If you must reread old love letters, better pick a room without mirrors.
– Mignon McLaughlin

It’s innocence when it charms us, ignorance when it doesn’t.
– Mignon McLaughlin

Throughout our lives, we see in the mirror the same innocent trusting face we have seen there since childhood.
– Mignon McLaughlin

We are irritated by rascals, intolerant of fools, and prepared to love the rest. But where are they?
– Mignon McLaughlin

A sense of humor is a major defense against minor troubles.
– Mignon McLaughlin

We are seldom happy with what we now have, but would go to pieces if we lost any part of it.
– Mignon McLaughlin

We have to call it “freedom”: who’d want to die for “a lesser tyranny”?
– Mignon McLaughlin