Christopher Morley



Essays by Christopher Morley

On laziness

The man who is really, thoroughly, and philosophically slothful is the only thoroughly happy man. It is the happy man who benefits the world. The conclusion is inescapable.

Safety pins

Ligature of infancy, healing engine of emergency, base and mainstay of our civilization—we celebrate the safety pin.

On visiting bookshops

There is no mistaking a real book when one meets it. It is like falling in love.
Patrick Madden's New Book
Quotidiana by Patrick Madden

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