"Society honors its living conformists and its dead troublemakers."
"You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty."Mignon McLaughlin on Mahatma Gandhi
"An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life."Mignon McLaughlin on Robert A. Heinlein
"It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society."Mignon McLaughlin on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both."Mignon McLaughlin on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"There is more to life than increasing its speed."Mignon McLaughlin on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."