"A sense of humor is a major defense against minor troubles."
"A joke is a very serious thing."Mignon McLaughlin on Winston Churchill
"Humor is mankind's greatest blessing."Mignon McLaughlin on Mark Twain
"Common sense and a sense of humor are the same thing, moving at different speeds. A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing."Mignon McLaughlin on William James
"If I had no sense of humor, I would long ago have committed suicide."Mignon McLaughlin on Mahatma Gandhi
"A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs. It's jolted by every pebble on the road."Mignon McLaughlin on Henry Ward Beecher
"There is always some specific moment when we become aware that our youth is gone but, years after, we know it was much later."
"A woman telling her true age is like a buyer confiding his final price to an Armenian rug dealer."
"A car is useless in New York, essential everywhere else. The same with good manners."
"It's the most unhappy people who most fear change."
"Courage can't see around corners but goes around them anyway."