"A woman telling her true age is like a buyer confiding his final price to an Armenian rug dealer."
"Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter."Mignon McLaughlin on Mark Twain
"Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young."Mignon McLaughlin on Henry Ford
"Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been."Mignon McLaughlin on Mark Twain
"True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country."Mignon McLaughlin on Kurt Vonnegut
"A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age."Mignon McLaughlin on Robert Frost
"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 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."
"The only courage that matters is the kind that gets you from one moment to the next."