"We all become great explorers during our first few days in a new city, or a new love affair."
"Great minds discuss ideas average minds discuss events small minds discuss people."Mignon McLaughlin on Eleanor Roosevelt
"Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds."Mignon McLaughlin on Albert Einstein
"Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them."Mignon McLaughlin on William Shakespeare
"One sees great things from the valley only small things from the peak."Mignon McLaughlin on Gilbert K. Chesterton
"All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope."Mignon McLaughlin on Winston Churchill
"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."