Christopher Morley was born in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania while his father was a mathematics professor at Haverford College. Morley graduated from this same school in 1910 as valedictorian. He then went to New College, Oxford University for three years on a Rhodes Scholarship, studying modern history.
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There is only one success -- to be able to spend your life in your own way.
No man is lonely while eating spaghetti; it requires so much attention.
We've had bad luck with our kids -- they've all grown up.
God made man merely to hear some praise of what he'd done on those Five Days.
There is only one rule for being a good talker - learn to listen.
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.
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.
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.
There is only one success - to be able to spend your life in your own way.
There are three ingredients in the good life: learning, earning and yearning.
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.
New York, the nation's thyroid gland.
People like to imagine that because all our mechanical equipment moves so much faster, that we are thinking faster, too.
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.
No man is lonely while eating spaghetti:
it requires so much attention.
Big shots are only little shots who keep shooting.
There is no mistaking a real book when one meets it.
It is like falling in love, and like that colossal adventure it is an experience of great social import. Even as the tranced swain, the booklover yearns to tell others of his bliss. He writes letters about it, adds it to the postscript of all manner of communications, intrudes it into telephone messages, and insists on his friends writing down the title of the find. Like the simple-hearted betrothed, once certain of his conquest,
Only the sinner has the right to preach.
We've had bad luck with our kids - they've all grown up.
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.
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.
There is no mistaking a real book when one meets it. It is like falling in love.
A human being: an ingenious assembly of portable plumbing.
Life is a foreign language; all men mispronounce it.
Cherish all your happy moments they make a fine cushion for old age.