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Christopher Morley Quote: “There is only one success – to be able to spend your life in your own way.”

There is only one success – to be able to spend your life in your own way.

— Christopher Morley



Christopher Morley Quote: “Big shots are only little shots who keep shooting.”

Big shots are only little shots who keep shooting.

— Christopher Morley


Christopher Morley Quote: “There is only one rule for being a good talker – learn to listen.”

There is only one rule for being a good talker – learn to listen.

— Christopher Morley


Christopher Morley Quote: “In every man’s heart there is a secret nerve that answers to the vibrations of beauty.”

In every man’s heart there is a secret nerve that answers to the vibrations of beauty.

— Christopher Morley


Christopher Morley Quote: “A man who has never made a woman angry is a failure in life.”

A man who has never made a woman angry is a failure in life.

— Christopher Morley


Christopher Morley Quote: “There are three ingredients in the good life: learning, earning and yearning.”

There are three ingredients in the good life: learning, earning and yearning.

— Christopher Morley


Christopher Morley Quote: “High heels were invented by a woman who had been kissed on the forehead.”

High heels were invented by a woman who had been kissed on the forehead.

— Christopher Morley


Christopher Morley Quote: “Read, every day, something no one else is reading. Think, every day, something no one else is thinking.”

Read, every day, something no one else is reading. Think, every day, something no one else is thinking.

— Christopher Morley


Christopher Morley Quote: “The real purpose of books is to trap the mind into doing its own thinking.”

The real purpose of books is to trap the mind into doing its own thinking.

— Christopher Morley


Christopher Morley Quote: “When you sell a man a book, you don’t sell him 12 ounces of paper and ink and glue – you sell him a whole new life.”

When you sell a man a book, you don’t sell him 12 ounces of paper and ink and glue – you sell him a whole new life.

— Christopher Morley



Christopher Morley Quote: “April prepares her green traffic light and the world thinks Go.”

April prepares her green traffic light and the world thinks Go.

— Christopher Morley


Christopher Morley Quote: “Animal crackers, and cocoa to drink That is the finest of suppers, I think When I’m grown up and can have what I please, I think I shall always insist upon these.”

Animal crackers, and cocoa to drink That is the finest of suppers, I think When I’m grown up and can have what I please, I think I shall always insist upon these.

— Christopher Morley


Christopher Morley Quote: “Men talk of “finding God,” but no wonder it is difficult; He is hidden in that darkest hiding-place, your heart. You yourself are a part of Him.”

Men talk of “finding God,” but no wonder it is difficult; He is hidden in that darkest hiding-place, your heart. You yourself are a part of Him.

— Christopher Morley


Christopher Morley Quote: “Life is a foreign language; all men mispronounce it.”

Life is a foreign language; all men mispronounce it.

— Christopher Morley


Christopher Morley Quote: “All students can learn.”

All students can learn.

— Christopher Morley


Christopher Morley Quote: “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.”

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.

— Christopher Morley


Christopher Morley Quote: “Heavy hearts, like heavy clouds in the sky, are best relieved by the letting of a little water.”

Heavy hearts, like heavy clouds in the sky, are best relieved by the letting of a little water.

— Christopher Morley


Christopher Morley Quote: “Truth, like milk, arrives in the dark But even so, wise dogs don’t bark. Only mongrels make it hard For the milkman to come up the yard.”

Truth, like milk, arrives in the dark But even so, wise dogs don’t bark. Only mongrels make it hard For the milkman to come up the yard.

— Christopher Morley


Christopher Morley Quote: “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.”

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.

— Christopher Morley


Christopher Morley Quote: “There is no mistaking a real book when one meets it. It is like falling in love.”

There is no mistaking a real book when one meets it. It is like falling in love.

— Christopher Morley



Christopher Morley Quote: “The world has been printing books for 450 years, and yet gunpowder still has a wider circulation. Never mind! Printer’s ink is the greater explosive: it will win.”

The world has been printing books for 450 years, and yet gunpowder still has a wider circulation. Never mind! Printer’s ink is the greater explosive: it will win.

— Christopher Morley


Christopher Morley Quote: “It’s a good thing to turn your mind upside down now and then, like an hour-glass, to let the particles run the other way.”

It’s a good thing to turn your mind upside down now and then, like an hour-glass, to let the particles run the other way.

— Christopher Morley


Christopher Morley Quote: “A human being: an ingenious assembly of portable plumbing.”

A human being: an ingenious assembly of portable plumbing.

— Christopher Morley


Christopher Morley Quote: “The courage of the poet is to keep ajar the door that leads into madness.”

The courage of the poet is to keep ajar the door that leads into madness.

— Christopher Morley


Christopher Morley Quote: “The bicycle, the bicycle surely, should always be the vehicle of novelists and poets.”

The bicycle, the bicycle surely, should always be the vehicle of novelists and poets.

— Christopher Morley


Christopher Morley Quote: “Be prepared for truth at all hours and in the most fantastic disguises. This is the only safety.”

Be prepared for truth at all hours and in the most fantastic disguises. This is the only safety.

— Christopher Morley


Christopher Morley Quote: “Only the sinner has the right to preach.”

Only the sinner has the right to preach.

— Christopher Morley


Christopher Morley Quote: “People like to imagine that because all our mechanical equipment moves so much faster, that we are thinking faster, too.”

People like to imagine that because all our mechanical equipment moves so much faster, that we are thinking faster, too.

— Christopher Morley


Christopher Morley Quote: “The greatest poem ever known Is one all poets have outgrown: The poetry, innate, untold, Of being only four years old.”

The greatest poem ever known Is one all poets have outgrown: The poetry, innate, untold, Of being only four years old.

— Christopher Morley


Christopher Morley Quote: “All cities are mad: but the madness is gallant. All cities are beautiful: but the beauty is grim.”

All cities are mad: but the madness is gallant. All cities are beautiful: but the beauty is grim.

— Christopher Morley



Christopher Morley Quote: “A mind too proud to unbend over the small ridiculosa of life is as painful as a library with no trash in it.”

A mind too proud to unbend over the small ridiculosa of life is as painful as a library with no trash in it.

— Christopher Morley


Christopher Morley Quote: “If you have to keep reminding yourself of a thing, perhaps it isn’t so.”

If you have to keep reminding yourself of a thing, perhaps it isn’t so.

— Christopher Morley


Christopher Morley Quote: “The enemies of the future are always the very nicest people.”

The enemies of the future are always the very nicest people.

— Christopher Morley


Christopher Morley Quote: “The plural of spouse is spice.”

The plural of spouse is spice.

— Christopher Morley


Christopher Morley Quote: “A critic is a gong at a railroad crossing clanging loudly and vainly as the train goes by.”

A critic is a gong at a railroad crossing clanging loudly and vainly as the train goes by.

— Christopher Morley


Christopher Morley Quote: “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.”

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.

— Christopher Morley


Christopher Morley Quote: “Act like you expect to get into the end zone.”

Act like you expect to get into the end zone.

— Christopher Morley


Christopher Morley Quote: “No one appreciates the very special genius of your conversation as the dog does.”

No one appreciates the very special genius of your conversation as the dog does.

— Christopher Morley


Christopher Morley Quote: “There is an innate decorum in man, and it is not fair to thrust Truth upon people when they don’t expect it. Only the very generous are ready for Truth impromptu.”

There is an innate decorum in man, and it is not fair to thrust Truth upon people when they don’t expect it. Only the very generous are ready for Truth impromptu.

— Christopher Morley


Christopher Morley Quote: “Never write up your diary on the day itself, for it takes longer than that to know what happened.”

Never write up your diary on the day itself, for it takes longer than that to know what happened.

— Christopher Morley



Christopher Morley Quote: “The unluckiest insolvent in the world is the man whose expenditure of speech is too great for his income of ideas.”

The unluckiest insolvent in the world is the man whose expenditure of speech is too great for his income of ideas.

— Christopher Morley


Christopher Morley Quote: “Happiness is surely the best teacher of good manners: only the unhappy are churlish in deportment.”

Happiness is surely the best teacher of good manners: only the unhappy are churlish in deportment.

— Christopher Morley


Christopher Morley Quote: “Religion is an attempt, a noble attempt, to suggest in human terms more-than-human realities.”

Religion is an attempt, a noble attempt, to suggest in human terms more-than-human realities.

— Christopher Morley


Christopher Morley Quote: “No man is lonely eating spaghetti; it requires so much attention.”

No man is lonely eating spaghetti; it requires so much attention.

— Christopher Morley


Christopher Morley Quote: “New York, the nation’s thyroid gland.”

New York, the nation’s thyroid gland.

— Christopher Morley


Christopher Morley Quote: “The misfortunes hardest to bear are these which never came.”

The misfortunes hardest to bear are these which never came.

— Christopher Morley


Christopher Morley Quote: “Any man worth his salt has by the time he is forty-five accumulated a crown of thorns, and the problem is to learn to wear it over one ear.”

Any man worth his salt has by the time he is forty-five accumulated a crown of thorns, and the problem is to learn to wear it over one ear.

— Christopher Morley


Christopher Morley Quote: “Words are a commodity in which there is never any slump.”

Words are a commodity in which there is never any slump.

— Christopher Morley


Christopher Morley Quote: “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.”

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.

— Christopher Morley


Christopher Morley Quote: “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.”

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.

— Christopher Morley


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