Quotes by Mary McCarthy

People with bad consciences always fear the judgement of children.

Mary McCarthy

We all live in suspense from day to day In other words, you are the hero of your own story.

Mary McCarthy

We are the hero of our own story.

Mary McCarthy

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All created things are impermanent. Strive on with diligence.

Buddha, Last words before his death

Failure is the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.

Moshe Arens

Some people are that - more than a parent, more than a role model, more than anything less than a religion.

Margaret Cho, weblog, 05-04-04

I try to do the right thing at the right time.They may just be little things, but usually they make the difference between winning and losing.

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Love can sometimes be magic. But magic can sometimes...just be an illusion.

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I am not a role model.

Mike Tyson »