Christopher Morley Quotes


58 Christopher Morley quotes:



"New York, the nation's thyroid gland."
"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."
"If you have to keep reminding yourself of a thing, perhaps it isn't so."
"We've had bad luck with our kids - they've all grown up."
"It is unfair to blame man too fiercely for being pugnacious; he learned the habit from Nature."
"No man is lonely while eating spaghetti; it requires so much attention."
"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."
"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."
"A human being: an ingenious assembly of portable plumbing."
"All students can learn."
"Life is a foreign language; all men mispronounce it."
"Only the sinner has a right to preach."
"The bicycle, the bicycle surely, should always be the vehicle of novelists and poets."
"The courage of the poet is to keep ajar the door that leads into madness."
"There are three ingredients in the good life: learning, earning and yearning."
"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."
"We've had bad luck with children; they've all grown up."
"The misfortunes hardest to bear are these which never came."
"My theology, briefly, is that the universe was dictated but not signed."
"Man, an ingenious assembly of portable plumbing."



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