Christopher Morley

1890 - 1957

A Quote by Christopher Darlington Morley on spirit

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Things of the spirit differ from things material in that the more you give the more you have.

Christopher Morley (1890 - 1957)

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A Quote by Christopher Darlington Morley

If you have to keep reminding yourself of a thing, perhaps it isn't so.

Christopher Morley (1890 - 1957)

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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)

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

There are three ingredients to the good life; learning, earning, and yearning.

Christopher Morley (1890 - 1957)

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A Quote by Christopher Darlington Morley

There was so much handwriting on the wall That even the wall fell down.

Christopher Morley (1890 - 1957)

Source: Around the Clock, 1943

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A Quote by Christopher Darlington Morley

A human being; and ingenious assembly of portable plumbing.

Christopher Morley (1890 - 1957)

Source: Human Being, 1932, ch. 11

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A Quote by Christopher Darlington Morley on animals, life, prayer, war, and world

My prayer is that what we have gone through [World War One] will startle the world into some new realization of the sanctity of life, animal as well as human.

Christopher Morley (1890 - 1957)

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A Quote by Christopher Darlington Morley on language, life, and men

Life is a foreign language; all men mispronounce it.

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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