Few misfortunes can befall a boy which bring worse consequences than to have a really affectionate mother
Quote by William Somerset Maugham
There are two good things in life freedom of thought and freedom of action
Genius is talent provided with ideals.
No man in his heart is quite so cynical as a well-bred woman.
Tolerance is another word for indifference.
A dictator must fool all the people all the time and there's only one way...
You are not angry with people when you laugh at them. Humor teaches them tolerance.
A woman can forgive a man for the harm he does her, but she can...
What makes old age hard to bear is not the failing of one's faculties, mental...
When I read a book I seem to read it with my eyes only, but...
Tradition is a guide and not a jailer
A man marries to have a home, but also because he doesn't want to be...
The ability to quote is a serviceable substitute for wit.
Old age has its pleasures, which, though different, are not less than the pleasures of...
People ask for criticism, but they only want praise.
The love that lasts the longest is the love that is never returned.
Money is like a sixth sense - and you can't make use of the other...
Beauty is an ecstasy; it is as simple as hunger. There is really nothing to...
It's no good trying to keep up old friendships. It's painful for both sides. The...
In wealth, many friends; in poverty, not even relatives.
Perfume and incense bring joy to the heart, and the pleasantness of one's friend springs...
Love is flower like; Friendship is like a sheltering tree.
Pain reaches the heart with electrical speed, but truth moves to the heart as slowly...