"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."
"A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person."Mignon McLaughlin on Mignon McLaughlin
"By all means, marry. If you get a good wife, you'll become happy if you get a bad one, you'll become a philosopher."Mignon McLaughlin on Socrates
"It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages."Mignon McLaughlin on Friedrich Nietzsche
"How can a woman be expected to be happy with a man who insists on treating her as if she were a perfectly normal human being."Mignon McLaughlin on Oscar Wilde
"Don't marry the person you think you can live with marry only the individual you think you can't live without."Mignon McLaughlin on James C. Dobson
"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."