The best Quotes by Christopher Morley

The best Quotes by Christopher Morley

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

Heavy hearts, like heavy clouds in the sky, are best relieved by the letting of a little water.
A man who has never made a woman angry is a failure in life.
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There is only one rule for being a good talker - learn to listen.
High heels were invented by a woman who had been kissed on the forehead.
Only the sinner has the right to preach.
New York, the nation's thyroid gland.

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In England, they drive on the left side of the road.
In Pennsylvania we drive on what's left of the road.
They say money can't buy happiness, but it can buy a flight to Pennsylvania - and that's pretty much the same thing.
A true hero isn't measured by the size of his strength, but by the strength of his heart.
Zeus in Hercules
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It is only with the heart that one can see rightly;
what is essential is invisible to the eye.
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You can close your eyes to the things you do not want to see. But you cannot close your heart to the things you do not want to feel.
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It is such a mysterious place, the land of tears!
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I always like walking in the rain, so no one can see me crying.
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And God will wipe away every tear from their eyes.
Revelation - 7, 17
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Happiness is like a cloud, if you stare at it long enough, it evaporates.
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Rivers do not drink their own water. Trees do not eat their own fruit. And clouds do not swallow their own rain. What great ones have is always for the benefit of others.
Rikki in Days Gone
When you're a kid, you lay in the grass and watch the clouds going over, and you literally don't have a thought in your mind. It's purely meditation, and we lose that.
When you find a man you wish to marry, Tessa, remember this: You will know what kind of man he is not by the things he says, but by the things he does.
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Keep true to the dreams of thy youth.
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Men may be stronger, but it is women who endure.
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Smart women love smart men more than smart men love smart women.
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Men always want to be a woman's first love. What women like is to be a man's last romance.
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There's nothing that stupid men fear more than intelligent women.
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'I don't think...'
'Then you shouldn't talk', said the Hatter.
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The ability to speak does not make you intelligent.
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The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.
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Things can always be said later, but things can never be unheard.
In most cases the best advice that can be given is just listening.
To the stars that listen and the dreams that fulfill.
Sarah J. Maas in A Court of Thorns and Roses - Flammen und Finsternis
Fashion fades, only style remains the same.
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I'm like every other woman: a closet full of clothes, but nothing to wear: So I wear jeans.
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Supermodels... heh! Nothing super about them. Spoiled, stupid little stick figures with poofy lips who think only about themselves.
Edna Mode in The Incredibles
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I don't need to punish people for sin. Sin is its own punishment, devouring you from the inside.
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No higher power sits in judgement of us. No supreme being watches to punish us for our sins. In the end, only we ourselves can guard against our obsessions. Only we can decide whether the road we walk carries too high a toll.
Arno Victor Dorian in Assassin's Creed - Unity
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Our sins are more easily remembered than our good deeds.
No wonder the city never sleeps, it's too busy trying to get laid.
Carrie Bradshaw in Sex And The City - Season 1 Episode 11
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There are eight million people in this city. And those teeming masses exist for the sole purpose of lifting the few exceptional people onto their shoulders.
Grüner Kobold in Spider-Man
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If I can make it there
I'll make it anywhere
It's up to you
New York, New York
Frank Sinatra - New York, New York
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Perfection is impossible. In the 1,526 singles matches I played in my career, I won almost 80% of those matches. But what percentage of points did I win? 54%! In other words, even top ranked tennis players win barely more than half the points they play. When you lose every second point on average, you learn not to dwell on every shot.
Roger Federer - Juni 2024
We've had a lot of away games in the Champions League this season where we've heard the fans. When I think of the game in Newcastle, where you can hear our fans the whole time, even though it was said beforehand that Newcastle is the loudest stadium in England – that's really saying something. We are looking forward to our fans, they will deliver again in Paris.

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