Christopher Morley

1890 - 1957

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)

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A Quote by Christopher Darlington Morley on theology and universe

My theology, briefly, is that the universe was dictated but not signed.

Christopher Morley (1890 - 1957)

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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

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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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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