Christopher Morley Quotes

58 Christopher Morley quotes:

"No man is lonely eating spaghetti; it requires so much attention."
"Why do they put the Gideon bibles only in the bedrooms, where it's usually too late?"
"New York, the nation's thyroid gland."
"If you have to keep reminding yourself of a thing, perhaps it isn't so."
"It is unfair to blame man too fiercely for being pugnacious; he learned the habit from Nature."
"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."
"The courage of the poet is to keep ajar the door that leads into madness."
"Only the sinner has the right to preach."
"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."
"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."
"Truth is the strong compost in which beauty may sometimes germinate"
Author: Morley Quotes Category: Beauty Quotes
"Only the sinner has a right to preach."
"There is only one success - to be able to spend your life in your own way, and not to give others absurd maddening claims upon it."
"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."
Author: Morley Quotes Category: Beauty Quotes
"When you give someone a book, you don’t give him just paper, ink, and glue. You give him the possibility of a whole new life."
"Cherish all your happy moments; they make a fine cushion for your old age."
"There are three ingredients in the good life: learning, earning, and yearning"
Author: Morley Quotes Category: Learning Quotes
"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."
"People like to imagine that because all our mechanical equipment moves so much faster, that we are thinking faster, too."
"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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