Christopher Morley

Christopher Morley


Author Profession: Literature & Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry
Born: May 05, 1890
Died: March 28, 1957
Birth Sign: Taurus


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

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

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

Big shots are only little shots who keep shooting.

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

New York, the nation's thyroid gland.

We've had bad luck with our kids - they've all grown up.

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

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

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.

A human being: an ingenious assembly of portable plumbing.

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

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

Act like you expect to get into the end zone.

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.

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

Life is a foreign language; all men mispronounce it.

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

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.

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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