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Christopher Morley Quotes

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

~ Christopher Morley

A human being is an ingenious assembly of portable plumbing.

~ Christopher Morley

We've had bad luck with our kids - they've all grown up.

~ Christopher Morley

Man makes a great fuss about this planet which is only a ballbearing in the hub of the universe.

~ Christopher Morley

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.

~ Christopher Morley

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

Lots of times you have to pretend to join a parade in which you're not really interested in order to get where you're going.

~ Christopher Morley

Truth is the strong compost in which beauty may sometimes germinate.

~ Christopher Morley

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

There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.

~ Christopher Morley

Fifty percent of the world are women, yet they always seem a novelty.

~ Christopher Morley

The unluckiest insolvent in the world is the man whose expenditure is too great for his income of ideas.

~ Christopher Morley
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