Christopher Morley Quotes

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"The real purpose of books is to trap the mind into doing its own thinking." Christopher Morley
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American Author    Books And Reading    Pearls of Wisdom    Thoughts And Thinking   

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"When you sell a man a book, you don't sell him 12 ounces of paper and ink and glue - you sell him a whole new life." Christopher Morley
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"Read, every day, something no one else is reading. Think, everyday, 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 continually be part of unanimity." Christopher Morley
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"Man, an ingenious assembly of portable plumbing" Christopher Morley
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"It is unfair to blame man too fiercely for being pugnacious; he learned the habit from Nature" Christopher Morley
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"There was so much handwriting on the wall that even the wall fell down" Christopher Morley
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"No man is lonely eating spaghetti; it requires so much attention." Christopher Morley
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"There are a lot of people who must have the table laid in the usual fashion or they will not enjoy the dinner" Christopher Morley
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Fashion   

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"Act like you expect to get into the end zone." Christopher Morley
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Action   

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"There are certain people whom one feels almost inclined to urge to hurry up and die so that their letters can be published" Christopher Morley
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Letters   

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"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
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"Big shots are only little shots who keep shooting." Christopher Morley
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"There is only one success -to be able to spend your life in your own way." Christopher Morley
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"Cherish all your happy moments; they make a fine cushion for your old age." Christopher Morley
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Age And Aging   

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"There are three ingredients in the good life: learning, earning and yearning." Christopher Morley
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"Man makes a great fuss about this planet which is only a ballbearing in the hub of the universe" Christopher Morley
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"People like to imagine that because all our mechanical equipment moves so much faster, that we are thinking faster, too." Christopher Morley
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"The trouble with wedlock is that there's not enough wed and too much lock" Christopher Morley
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"Poetry, men attain By subtler pain More flagrant in the brain - An honesty unfeigned, A heart unchained, A madness well restrained" Christopher Morley
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Heart   

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"No one appreciates the very special genius of your conversation as the dog does" Christopher Morley
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"There is only one rule for being a good talker - learn to listen." Christopher Morley
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