Christopher Morley Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old christopher morley quotes, christopher morley sayings, and christopher morley proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


No one appreciates the very special genius of your conversation as much as the dog does.     

Christopher Morley

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

Christopher Morley

Big shots are only little shots who keep shooting.     

Christopher Morley

Dancing is wonderful training for girls, it's the first way you learn to guess what a man is going to do before he does it.     

Christopher Morley

New York, the nation's thyroid gland.     

Christopher Morley

It is as grandmothers that our mothers come into the fullness of their grace.     

Christopher Morley

If a relationship is to evolve, it must go through a series of endings.     

Christopher Morley

If a relationship is to evolve, it must go through a series of endings.     

Christopher Morley

No man is lonely eating spaghetti; it requires so much attention.     

Christopher Morley

It is as grandmothers that our mothers come into the fullness of their grace.     

Christopher Morley

All cities are mad: but the madness is gallant. All cities are beautiful, but the beauty is grim.     

Christopher Morley

April prepares her green traffic light and the world thinks Go.     

Christopher Morley

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

Dancing is wonderful training for girls, it's the first way you learn to guess what a man is going to do before he does it.     

Christopher Morley

Loafing needs no explanation and is its own excuse.     

Christopher Morley

High heels were invented by a woman who had been kissed on the forehead.     

Christopher Morley

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.     

Christopher Morley

A human being: an ingenious assembly of portable plumbing.     

Christopher Morley

Only the sinner has the right to preach.     

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Only the sinner has a right to preach.     

Christopher Morley

There are three ingredients in the good life: learning, earning and yearning.     

Christopher Morley

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

Christopher Morley

It is unfair to blame man too fiercely for being pugnacious; he learned the habit from nature.      

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.      

Christopher Morley

The bicycle, the bicycle surely, should always be the vehicle of novelists and poets.     

Christopher Morley

The real purpose of books is to trap the mind into doing its own thinking.     

Christopher Morley

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.     

Christopher Morley

Truth is what every man sees lurking at the bottom of his own soul, like the oyster shell housewives put in the kitchen kettle to collect the lime from the water. By and by each man’s iridescent oyster shell of Truth becomes coated with the lime of prejudice and hearsay.     

Christopher Morley

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

Christopher Morley

When things are going on that have a strong vibration--what foreign correspondents love to call a "repercussion"--they cause a good deal of mind-quaking.      

Christopher Morley