Christopher Morley quotes

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

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

— Christopher Morley

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

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

— Christopher Morley

 quotes - Big shots are only little shots who keep shooting. Share

“Big shots are only little shots who keep shooting.”

— Christopher Morley

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

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

— Christopher Morley

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

— Christopher Morley

“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.”

— 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

“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

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

— Christopher Morley

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

— Christopher Morley

“There is only one rule for being a good talker - learn to listen.”

— Christopher Morley

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

— Christopher Morley

“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

“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

“Act like you expect to get into the end zone.”

— Christopher Morley

“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.”

— 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

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

— Christopher Morley

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

— Christopher Morley

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

— Christopher Morley

“God made man merely to hear some praise of what he'd done on those Five Days.”

— 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

“Life is a foreign language; all men mispronounce it.”

— Christopher Morley

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

— Christopher Morley

“We call a child's mind 'small' simply by habit; perhaps it is larger than ours is, for it can take in almost anything without effort.”

— Christopher Morley

“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

“My theology, briefly, is that the universe was dictated but not signed.”

— Christopher Morley

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

— Christopher Morley

“The trouble with wedlock is that there's not enough wed and too much lock.”

— Christopher Morley