Christopher Morley

1890 - 1957

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

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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)

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A Quote by Christopher Darlington Morley on good, learning, and listening

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

Christopher Morley (1890 - 1957)

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A Quote by Christopher Darlington Morley on discovery, love, and people

If we discovered that we had only 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.

Christopher Morley (1890 - 1957)

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A Quote by Christopher Darlington Morley on day, mind, reading, and thinking

Read every day something no one else is reading. Think every day something no one else is thinking. It is bad for the mind to be always part of unanimity.

Christopher Morley (1890 - 1957)

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A Quote by Christopher Darlington Morley

The big shots are only the little shots who keep shooting.

Christopher Morley (1890 - 1957)

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A Quote by Christopher Darlington Morley on preparation and world

April prepares her green traffic light and the world thinks Go.

Christopher Morley (1890 - 1957)

Source: John Mistletoe, 1931, 8

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A Quote by Christopher Darlington Morley

Why do they put the Gideon Bibles only in the bedrooms, where its usually too late, and not in the barroom downstairs?

Christopher Morley (1890 - 1957)

Source: Contribution to a Contribution

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A Quote by Christopher Darlington Morley

Chattering voltage like a broken wire The wild cicada cried, Six weeks to frost!

Christopher Morley (1890 - 1957)

Source: End of August

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