QUOTATIONS FROM FAMOUS PEOPLES

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All Quotations / Quotations from Christopher Morley

A critic is a gong at a railroad crossing clanging loudly and vainly as the train goes by.
A man who has never made a woman angry is a failure in life.
Cherish all your happy moments they make a fine cushion for old age.
Cherish all your happy moments: they make a fine cushion for old age.
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.
Life is a foreign language all men mispronounce it.
Life is a foreign language; all men mispronounce it.
My theology, briefly, is that the universe was dictated but not signed.
My theology, briefly, is that the universe was dictated, but not signed.
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 be always part of unanimity.
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.
There are three ingredients in the good life: learning, earning, and yearning.
There are three ingredients to the good life; learning, earning, and yearning.
There is no mistaking a real book when one meets it. It is like falling in love.
There is only one success - to be able to spend your life in your own way.
There is only one success-to be able to spend your life in your own way.

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"Character is what you are when no one is looking."

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