Christopher Morley

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


Christopher Morley Quotes

Christopher Morley #Future

The enemies of the future are always the very nicest people.
Christopher Morley #Anger #Failure #Life

A man who has never made a woman angry is a failure in life.
Christopher Morley #Beauty

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

There is only one rule for being a good talker - learn to listen.
Christopher Morley #Courage

The courage of the poet is to keep ajar the door that leads into madness.
Christopher Morley #God

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.
Christopher Morley #Nature

It is unfair to blame man too fiercely for being pugnacious he learned the habit from Nature.
Christopher Morley #Pet

No one appreciates the very special genius of your conversation as the dog does.
Christopher Morley #Life #Success

There is only one success - to be able to spend your life in your own way.
Christopher Morley #Good #Learning

There are three ingredients in the good life: learning, earning and yearning.
Christopher Morley #Motivational

Big shots are only little shots who keep shooting.
Christopher Morley #Beauty

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.
Christopher Morley #Humor

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.
Christopher Morley #Beauty

All cities are mad: but the madness is gallant. All cities are beautiful: but the beauty is grim.
Christopher Morley #Best

From now until the end of time no one else will ever see life with my eyes, and I mean to make the best of my chance.
Christopher Morley #Best #Sad

Heavy hearts, like heavy clouds in the sky, are best relieved by the letting of a little water.
Christopher Morley #Wedding

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