Blue Book, a collection of quotes, page fifteen of quotes, M

"You are remembered for the rules you break."
– Douglas MacArthur

"Whatever you do, put romance and enthusiasm into the life of our children."
– Margaret Ramsey MacDonald

"The biggest liar in the world is They Say."
– Douglas Malloch

"A speech is like a love affair. Any fool can start it, but to end it requires considerable skill."
– Lord Mancroft

"Regret is an appalling waste of energy; you can't build on it; it is good only for wallowing."
– Katherine Mansfield

"It's like magic. When you live by yourself, all your annoying habits are gone!"
– Merrill Markoe

"Small deeds done are better than great deeds planned."
– Peter Marshall

"I have enough money to last me the rest of my life, unless I buy something."
– Jackie Mason

"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world — it's the only thing that ever has."
– Margaret Mead

"In violence, we forget who we are."
– Mary McCarthy

"If fate means you to lose, give it a good fight anyhow."
– William McFee

"A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person."
– Mignon McLaughlin

"It is important to our friends that we are unreservedly frank with them, and important to our friendship that we are not."
– Mignon McLaughlin

"No one really listens to anyone else, and if you try it for a while you'll see why."
– Mignon McLaughlin

"The only courage that matters is the kind that gets you from one moment to the next."
– Mingnon McLaughlin

"If you wait, all that happens is that you get older."
– Larry McMurtry

"Happiness is not a matter of events, it depends upon the tides of the mind."
– Alice Meynell

"A man paints with his brains and not with his hands."
– Michelangelo

"Most conversations are simply monologues delivered in the presence of a witness."
– Margaret Millar

"Confidence imparts a wonderful inspiration to its possessor."
– John Milton

"Life's under no obligation to give us what we expect. We take what we get and are thankful it's no worse than it is."
– Margaret Mitchell

"A good listener is not only popular everywhere, but after a while he gets to know something."
– Wilson Mizner

"Our very business in life is not to get ahead of others, but to get ahead of ourselves."
– Thomas L. Monson

"A man can stand a lot as long as he can stand himself."
– Axel Munthe