Facts about Christopher Morley

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Christopher Morley was a famous Author from USA, who lived between May 5, 1890 and March 28, 1957.

Zodiac etc.

He/she is born under the zodiac taurus, who is known for Security, Subtle strength, Appreciation, Instruction, Patience. Our collection contains 37 quotes who is written / told by Christopher, under the main topic Anger.

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Famous quotes by Christopher Morley (37)


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"Why do they put the Gideon bibles only in the bedrooms, where it's usually too late?"
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"We've had bad luck with our kids - they've all grown up"
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"The courage of the poet is to keep ajar the door that leads into madness"
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"In every man's heart there is a secret nerve that answers to the vibrations of beauty"
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"High heels were invented by a woman who had been kissed on the forehead"
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"Dancing is a wonderful training for girls, it's the first way you learn to guess what a man is going to do before he does it"
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"Words are a commodity in which there is never any slump"
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"There is only one rule for being a good talker - learn to listen"
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"Only the sinner has the right to preach"
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"From now until the end of time no one else will ever see life with my eyes, and I mean to make the best of my chance"
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"There is only one success - to be able to spend your life in your own way"
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"The trouble with wedlock is that there's not enough wed and too much lock"
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"My theology, briefly, is that the universe was dictated but not signed"
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"Man, an ingenious assembly of portable plumbing"
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"I had a million questions to ask God: but when I met Him, they all fled my mind; and it didn't seem to matter"
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"All students can learn"
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"All cities are mad: but the madness is gallant. All cities are beautiful: but the beauty is grim"
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"The enemies of the future are always the very nicest people"
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"Read, every day, something no one else is reading. Think, every day, something no one else is thinking. Do, every day, something no one else would be silly enough to do. It is bad for the mind to continually be part of unanimity"
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"Lots of times you have to pretend to join a parade in which you're not really interested in order to get where you're going"
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"Life is a foreign language; all men mispronounce it"
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"If you have to keep reminding yourself of a thing, perhaps it isn't so"
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"If we discovered that we only had five minutes left to say all that we wanted to say, every telephone booth would be occupied by people calling other people to stammer that they loved them"
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"Heavy hearts, like heavy clouds in the sky, are best relieved by the letting of a little water"
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"Act like you expect to get into the end zone"
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"No man is lonely eating spaghetti; it requires so much attention"
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"New York, the nation's thyroid gland"
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"Humor is perhaps a sense of intellectual perspective: an awareness that some things are really important, others not; and that the two kinds are most oddly jumbled in everyday affairs"
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"Big shots are only little shots who keep shooting"
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"A human being: an ingenious assembly of portable plumbing"
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"The bicycle, the bicycle surely, should always be the vehicle of novelists and poets"
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"People like to imagine that because all our mechanical equipment moves so much faster, that we are thinking faster, too"
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"No one appreciates the very special genius of your conversation as the dog does"
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"It is unfair to blame man too fiercely for being pugnacious; he learned the habit from Nature"
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"God made man merely to hear some praise of what he'd done on those Five Days"
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"Beauty is ever to the lonely mind a shadow fleeting; she is never plain. She is a visitor who leaves behind the gift of grief, the souvenir of pain"
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"A man who has never made a woman angry is a failure in life"


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