Christopher Morley Quotes

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Born: May 5, 1890, Haverford, Pennsylvania, USA
Birth Country: USA
Died: Roslyn Heights, Long Island, New York, USA, March 28, 1957
Occupation: Author

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

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

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.
- Christopher Morley

Big shots are only little shots who keep shooting.
- Christopher Morley

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

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

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

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

In every man's heart there is a secret nerve that answers to the vibrations of beauty.
- Christopher Morley

It is unfair to blame man too fiercely for being pugnacious he learned the habit from Nature.
- Christopher Morley

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

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

The enemies of the future are always the very nicest people.
- Christopher Morley

The trouble with wedlock is that there's not enough wed and too much lock.
- Christopher Morley

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

There is only one rule for being a good talker - learn to listen.
- Christopher Morley

There is only one success - to be able to spend your life in your own way.
- Christopher Morley

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