I can imagine no more comfortable frame of mind for the conduct of life than a humorous resignation.
Quote by W -Somerset Maugham
W Somerset Maugham Quotes
We know our friends by their defects rather than by their merits.
The crown of literature is poetry.
It was such a lovely day I thought it a pity to get up.
Things were easier for the old novelists who saw people all of a piece. Speaking...
Death doesn't affect the living because it has not happened yet. Death doesn't concern the...
You are not angry with people when you laugh at them. Humor teaches tolerance.
You can do anything in this world if you are prepares to take the consequences.
The writer of prose can only step aside when the poet passes.
Have common sense and stick to the point.
It's very hard to be a gentleman and a writer.
Hypocrisy is the most difficult and nerve-racking vice that any man can pursue; it needs...
You know what the critics are. If you tell the truth they only say you're...
Every production of an artist should be the expression of an adventure of his soul.
Impropriety is the soul of wit.
The writer is more concerned to know than to judge.
Imagination grows by exercise, and contrary to common belief, is more powerful in the mature...
There is no explanation for evil. It must be looked upon as a necessary part...