Christopher Morley

1890 - 1957

A Quote by Christopher Darlington Morley on books, earth, humor, and sea

Love and friendship and humour and ships at sea by night - there's all heaven and earth in a book, a real book I mean.

Christopher Morley (1890 - 1957)

Source: Parnassus on Wheels

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A Quote by Christopher Darlington Morley on unanimity, read, think, do, silly, and self

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 be always part of unanimity.

Christopher Morley (1890 - 1957)

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A Quote by Christopher Morley on book and whole new life

When you sell a man a book, you don't sell him 12 ounces of  
paper and glue, you sell him a whole new life.  

Christopher Morley (1890 - 1957)

Source: --Christopher Morley

Contributed by: thirdlight

A Quote by Christopher Darlington Morley on success and life

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

Christopher Morley (1890 - 1957)

Contributed by: Len

A Quote by Christopher Darlington Morley on appreciation, conversation, dogs, and genius

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

Christopher Morley (1890 - 1957)

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Christopher Darlington Morley on anger, failure, life, and women

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

Christopher Morley (1890 - 1957)

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A Quote by Christopher Darlington Morley on crisis, curiosity, existence, humanity, and observation

Everybody thinks of others as being excessively human, with all the frailties and crotchets appertaining to that curious condition. But each of us also seems to regard himself as existing on a detached plane of observation, exempt (save in moments of avid crisis) from the strange whims of humanity en masse.

Christopher Morley (1890 - 1957)

Source: Pipefuls

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Christopher Darlington Morley on order

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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 (1890 - 1957)

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Christopher Darlington Morley

Big shots are only little shots who keep shooting.

Christopher Morley (1890 - 1957)

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Christopher Darlington Morley on life and success

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.

Christopher Morley (1890 - 1957)

Contributed by: Zaady

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