Christopher Morley

Christopher Morley (5 May 1890-28 March 1957) was an American journalist, novelist, essayist and poet

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A critic is a gong at a railroad crossing clanging loudly and vainly as the train goes by.
A man who has never made a woman angry is a failure in life.
Big shots are only little shots who keep shooting.
Cherish all your happy moments they make a fine cushion for old age.
Cherish all your happy moments: they make a fine cushion for old age.
Dancing is a wonderful training for girls, it's the first way you learn to guess what a man is going to do before he does it.
God made man merely to hear some praise of what he'd done on those Five Days.
High heels were invented by a woman who had been kissed on the forehead.
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.
I had a million questions to ask God: but when I met Him, they all fled my mind; and it didn't seem to matter.
Life is a foreign language all men mispronounce it.
Life is a foreign language: all men mispronounce it.
Life is a foreign language; all men mispronounce it.
My theology, briefly, is that the universe was dictated but not signed.
My theology, briefly, is that the universe was dictated, but not signed.
No man is lonely while eating spaghetti; it requires so much attention.
Read, every day, something no one else is reading. Think, every day, 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 be always part of unanimity.
Read, every day, something no one else is reading. Think, every day, 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.
Success: Big shots are only little shots who keep shooting.
There are three ingredients in the good life: learning, earning, and yearning.
There are three ingredients to the good life; learning, earning, and yearning.
There is no mistaking a real book when one meets it. It is like falling in love.
There is only one success - to be able to spend your life in your own way.
There is only one success -- to be able to spend your life in your own way.
There is only one success-to be able to spend your life in your own way.
We've had bad luck with our kids -- they've all grown up.

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