Authors - Christopher Morley

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Christopher Morley (May 5, 1890 - March 28, 1957) was an American journalist, novelist, essayist and poet. He also produced stage productions for a few years and gave college lectures. - Wikipedia

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Quote 815by Anonymous on 07/01/2011

A man who has never made a woman angry is a failure in life.
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    Quote 879by Anonymous on 08/01/2011

    Few girls are as well shaped as a good horse.
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      Quote 1003by Anonymous on 09/01/2011

      Humor is perhaps a sense of intellectual perspective: an awareness that some things are really important, others not; and that the two kinds are most oddly jumbled in everyday affairs.
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        Quote 1092by Anonymous on 10/01/2011

        Beauty is ever to the lonely mind a shadow fleeting; she is never plain. She is a visitor who leaves behind the gift of grief, the souvenir of pain.
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          Quote 1220by Anonymous on 11/01/2011

          Men talk of "finding God," but no wonder it is difficult; He is hidden in that darkest hiding-place, your heart. You yourself are a part of Him.
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            Quote 1251by Anonymous on 11/01/2011

            Cherish all your happy moments: they make a fine cushion for old age.
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              Quote 1343by Anonymous on 12/01/2011

              Heavy hearts, like heavy clouds in the sky, are best relieved by the letting of a little water.
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                Quote 1558by Anonymous on 14/01/2011

                There is only one rule for being a good talker - learn to listen.
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                  Quote 1607by Anonymous on 14/01/2011

                  If we discovered that we only had five minutes left to say all that we wanted to say, every telephone booth would be occupied by people calling other people to stammer that they loved them.
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                    Quote 1634by Anonymous on 14/01/2011

                    Only the sinner has the right to preach.
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                      Quote 1782by Anonymous on 16/01/2011

                      Think, every day, something no one else is thinking.
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                        Quote 1798by Anonymous on 16/01/2011

                        There is only one success - to be able to spend your life in your own way.
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                          Quote 2136by Anonymous on 22/01/2011

                          The courage of the poet is to keep ajar the door that leads into madness.
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                            Quote 2214by Anonymous on 24/01/2011

                            In every man's heart there is a secret nerve that answers to the vibrations of beauty.
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                              Quote 3112by Anonymous on 03/02/2011

                              My theology, briefly, is that the universe was dictated but not signed.
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                                Quote 3304by Anonymous on 05/02/2011

                                Big shots are only little shots who keep shooting.
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                                  Quote 3824by Anonymous on 10/02/2011

                                  There are three ingredients in the good life: learning, earning and yearning.
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                                    Quote 3875by Anonymous on 12/02/2011

                                    When you sell a man a book you don't sell him just 12 ounces of paper and ink and glue - you sell him a whole new life.
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                                      Quote 4395by Anonymous on 20/02/2011

                                      Life is a foreign language; all men mispronounce it.
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                                        Quote 4555by Anonymous on 23/02/2011

                                        Act like you expect to get into the end zone.
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                                          Quote 4899by Anonymous on 04/05/2011

                                          No one appreciates the very special genius of your conversations as a dog does.
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                                            Quote 5906by Anonymous on 05/09/2011

                                            People like to imagine that because all our mechanical equipment moves so much faster, that we are thinking faster, too.
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                                              Quote 5917by Anonymous on 06/09/2011

                                              We've had bad luck with our kids - they've all grown up.
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                                                Quote 11205by Anonymous on 01/12/2012

                                                The trouble with wedlock is that there's not enough wed and too much lock.
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