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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.

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

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

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

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

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    Poetry, men attain By subtler pain More flagrant in the brain - An honesty unfeigned, A heart unchained, A madness well restrained

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

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    Prophets were twice stoned - first in anger; then, after their death, with a handsome slab in the graveyard

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

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