Christopher Morley

1890 - 1957

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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A Quote by Christopher Darlington Morley on beauty, heart, and secrets

In every man's heart there is a secret nerve that answers to the vibrations of beauty.

Christopher Morley (1890 - 1957)

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A Quote by Christopher Darlington Morley on books, mind, purpose, and thinking

The real purpose of books is to trap the mind into doing its own thinking.

Christopher Morley (1890 - 1957)

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A Quote by Christopher Darlington Morley on future, kindness, life, men, and thinking

It will be a shock to men when they realize that thoughts that were fast enough for today are not fast enough for tomorrow. But thinking tomorrow's thoughts today is one kind of future life.

Christopher Morley (1890 - 1957)

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A Quote by Christopher Darlington Morley on babies, compassion, generations, gratitude, heart, justice, life, men, sacrifice, time, understanding, and world

Standing by the crib of one's own baby, with that world - old pang of compassion and protectiveness toward this so little creature that has all its course to run, the heart flies back in yearning and gratitude to those who felt just so toward one's self. Then for the first time one understands the homely succession of sacrifices and pains by which life is transmitted and fostered down the stumbling generations of men.

Christopher Morley (1890 - 1957)

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