Mignon McLaughlin (June 6, 1913 – December 20, 1983) was an American journalist and author.
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Life will break you. Nobody can protect you from that, and living alone won't either, for solitude will also break you with its yearning. You have to love. You have to feel. It is the reason you are here on earth. You are here to risk your heart. You are here to be swallowed up.