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Mignon McLaughlinI tell you this, and I tell you plain:
What you have done, you will do again;
You will bite your tongue, careful or not,
Upon the already-bitten spot.


~Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic’s Notebook, 1960

Additional wisdom  from Mignon:

  • “A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.”
  • “Anything you lose automatically doubles in value.”
  • “Every society honors its live conformists and its dead troublemakers.”

One Response to “The Wisdom of Mignon McLaughlin: FromThe Neurotic’s Notebook of 1960”

  1. Olivia says:

    Priceless!! So incredibly true.