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It is unfair to blame man too fiercely for being pugnacious;
by Christopher Morley

It is unfair to blame man too fiercely for being pugnacious;
he learned the habit from Nature.
- Christopher Morley

A man who has never made a woman angry is a failure in life.
- Christopher Morley

There is only one success - to be able to spend your life in your own way.
- Christopher Morley

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

 

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

When you sell a man a book, you don't sell him 12 ounces
of paper and ink and glue -
you sell him a whole new life.
- Christopher Morley

The misfortunes hardest to bear are these which never came.
- Christopher Morley

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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.
- 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

Beauty is ever to the lonely mind a shadow fleeting;
she is never plain.
She is a visitor who leaves behind the gift of grief,
the souvenir of pain.
- Christopher Morley

My theology, briefly, is that the universe was dictated but not signed.
- Christopher Morley

The courage of the poet is to keep ajar the door that leads into madness.
- Christopher Morley

Life is a foreign language; all men mispronounce it.
- Christopher Morley

God made man merely to hear some praise of what he'd done on those Five Days.
- Christopher Morley

The enemies of the future are always the very nicest people.
- Christopher Morley

People like to imagine that because all our mechanical
equipment moves so much faster,
that we are thinking faster, too.
- Christopher Morley

All students can learn.
- Christopher Morley

Act like you expect to get into the end zone.
- Christopher Morley

All cities are mad: but the madness is gallant.
All cities are beautiful: but the beauty is grim.
- Christopher Morley

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

A human being: an ingenious assembly of portable plumbing.
- Christopher Morley

There is only one rule for being a good talker -
learn to listen.
- Christopher Morley

New York, the nation's thyroid gland.
- Christopher Morley

No one appreciates the very special genius of your
conversation as the dog does.
- Christopher Morley

Big shots are only little shots who keep shooting.
- Christopher Morley

The trouble with wedlock is that there's not enough wed and too much lock.
- 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

From now until the end of time no one else will ever see life with my eyes,
and I mean to make the best of my chance.
- Christopher Morley

Words are a commodity in which there is never any slump.
- Christopher Morley

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

Only the sinner has the right to preach.
- Christopher Morley

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

If you have to keep reminding yourself of a thing,
perhaps it isn't so.
- Christopher Morley

We call a child's mind 'small' simply by habit;
perhaps it is larger than ours is,
for it can take in almost anything without effort.
- Christopher Morley

Man, an ingenious assembly of portable plumbing.
- Christopher Morley

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

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

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

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.
- Christopher Morley

Why do they put the Gideon bibles only in the bedrooms,
where it's usually too late?
- 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

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.
- Christopher Morley

"Fair" is not a useful concept.
Life is not "fair."
You can't make life "fair."
You can get angry.
You can complain about life not being "fair."
You can attempt revenge - perhaps violently.
You can inflict great suffering upon yourself
in the name of life being "unfair."
And Life is still not "fair."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A writer is unfair to himself when he is unable to be hard on himself.
- Marianne Moore

It's incredibly unfair.
You don't see a lot of 60-year-old women with 20-year-old men onscreen.
- George Clooney

One of the reasons I don't have kids is because I think
people would have been very unfair to them.
Think of it.
You're still asking me questions about The Exorcist.
- Linda Blair

It might seem unfair to reward a person for having
so much pleasure over the years,
asking the maize plant to solve specific problems and
then watching its responses.
- Barbara McClintock

I think it's unfair, but they have the right as fallible,
screwed-up humans to be unfair; that's the human condition.
- Albert Ellis

Economically, unfair trade will benefit nobody in the long run,
as poorer countries will be bled totally dry and will
become unable to produce anything.
- Chris Martin

I found that a bit unfair.
However, I did feel quite liberated when I left.
I'm very grateful to the show - it revived a flagging career,
but I'm glad to be away from it now.
- Louise Jameson

I think to compare any time you win a Stanley Cup would
be unfair to all the players from all the teams.
- Mark Messier

Today the House has a chance to give 25 million married
couples the best Valentine's Day gift possible,
elimination from the most unfair of taxes,
the marriage tax penalty.
- Jerry Weller

Brick and mortar businesses - and the communities that depend on them -
cannot continue to bear an unfair sales tax burden
from which their on-line competitors are effectively exempt.
- Bill Delahunt

The rich, by unfair combinations, contribute frequently
to prolong a season of distress among the poor.
- Thomas Malthus

The death tax is unfair, inefficient,
economically unsound and, frankly, immoral.
- Jon Kyl

I'd like to run for office someday, but I'm afraid
my ability to spell might give me an unfair advantage.
- April Winchell

The problem remains that the market is grossly distorted
by Canadian unfair trade practices.
- Michael Crapo

It is unfair to suppose that one party has invariably acted rightly,
and that the other is responsible for every wrong that has been committed.
- Nelson A. Miles

It is unfair to believe everything we hear about lawyers,
some of it might not be true.
- Gerald F. Lieberman

I worked very hard, but I think it's unfair to make
it all sound like it's all David's fault.
- Liza Minnelli

I'll leave it to others to try to determine whether
or not that was unfair or not.
I'm not the nominee.
- Alberto Gonzales

This is a form of double taxation and it's simply unfair.
- Doc Hastings

There is always inequality in life.
Some men are killed in a war and some men are wounded
and some men never leave the country.
Life is unfair.
- John F. Kennedy

The second trial was a fair trial.
I do not call it a second trial.
I call it a fair trial, as opposed to the first trial,
which was an unfair trial, a Roman holiday.
- Sam Sheppard

We must agree to live in this world,
with all that is unfair about it,
without knowing why, if we wish to have a God in our lives.
- Fred Melamed

It may be unfair of me but I do feel I know it.
- Tilda Swinton

Since governmental quotas expand bureaucratic power,
provoke a backlash and are unfair to individuals,
we need to find a better way to increase minority opportunities.
- Marvin Olasky

How unfair the fate which ordains that those who have
the least should be always adding to the treasury of the wealthy.
- Terence

Jobs that cannot be delivered must never be promised.
It's unfair to raise people's hopes that way.
- Bill O'Reilly

Although I know it's unfair I reveal myself one mask at a time.
- Stephen Dunn

I began to think, The endowment has had a bad reputation in the last few years,
and that's unfair.
- Jane Alexander


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