Mignon McLaughlin Quote

“Most of our diversions do not so much delay death as accustom us to it.”

~ Mignon McLaughlin

The Second Neurotic's Notebook, 1966

Ratings and Comments

vedapushpa, Bangalore

That is some 'disillusionment' !!

E Archer, NYC

Most of what is being done to divert our attention is done to turn us into beasts of burden 'til death. Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain.

dick, fort worth

Another waste of words and time.

J Carlton, Calgary

Hey! Cheerful Dick is back. :) What's up Dick? Still trying to find out why most of the world isn't out goose stepping with you? Is that why you come here? ;-)

dick, fort worth

Hardly, Mr. Carlton. I am guilty of lacking sufficient cheer. But one of the causes is a statement like Mr.(or Ms.) McLaughlin's. Just how would you explain her sentence? What is her meaning?


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