Christopher Morley Quotes

Christopher Morley Quotes: The trouble with wedlock is that there's not enough wed and too much lock.
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Christopher Morley Quote: The most interesting persons are always those who have nothing special to do: children, nurses, policemen and actors at 11 o'clock in the morning.
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Quotes about Christopher Morley: All cities are mad: but the madness is gallant. All cities are beautiful: but the beauty is grim.
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Quote about Christopher Morley: 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.
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Christopher Morley Sayings: No one appreciates the very special genius of your conversation as the dog does.
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Christopher Morley Saying: Truth and Beauty (perhaps Keats was wrong in identifying them: perhaps they have the relation of Wit and Humour, or Rain and Rainbow) are of interest only to hungry people. There are several kinds of hunger. If Socrates, Spinoza, and Santayana had had free access to a midnight icebox we would never have heard of them. Shall I be ashamed of my little mewing truths?... I ask to be forgiven: they are such tiny ones.
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Sayings about Christopher Morley: Any man worth his salt has by the time he is forty-five accumulated a crown of thorns, and the problem is to learn to wear it over one ear.
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Saying about Christopher Morley: How womanly it is to ask the unanswerable at the moment impossible.
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Christopher Morley Quotes: When you sell a man a book you don't sell just twelve ounces of paper and ink and glue - you sell him a whole new life. Love and friendship and humour and ships at sea by night - there's all heaven and earth in a book, a real book.
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Christopher Morley Quote: Perhaps this is an age when men think bravely of the human spirit; for surely they have a strange lust to lay it bare.
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Quotes about Christopher Morley: We visit bookshops not so often to buy any one special book, but rather to rediscover, in the happier and more expressive words of others, our own encumbered soul.
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Quote about Christopher Morley: The little Plumpuppets are fairies of beds; They have nothing to do but watch sleepyheads; They turn down the sheets and they tuck you in tight, And dance on your pillow to wish you good night!
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Christopher Morley Sayings: Religion is an attempt, a noble attempt, to suggest in human terms more-than-human realities.
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Christopher Morley Saying: The real purpose of books is to trap the mind into doing its own thinking.
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Sayings about Christopher Morley: There is no mistaking a real book when one meets it. It is like falling in love.
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Saying about Christopher Morley: There is no mistaking a real book when one meets it. It is like falling in love, and like that colossal adventure it is an experience of great social import. Even as the tranced swain, the booklover yearns to tell others of his bliss. He writes letters about it, adds it to the postscript of all manner of communications, intrudes it into telephone messages, and insists on his friends writing down the title of the find. Like the simple-hearted betrothed, once certain of his conquest
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