If a nation values anything more than freedom, it will lose its freedom, and the irony of it is that if it is comfort or money that it values more, it will lose that too.
Quote by W -Somerset Maugham
W Somerset Maugham Quotes
You are not angry with people when you laugh at them. Humor teaches tolerance.
It is a funny thing about life; if you refuse to accept anything but the...
Sentimentality is the only sentiment that rubs you the wrong way.
When you choose your friends, don't be short-changed by choosing personality over character.
It's very hard to be a gentleman and a writer.
There is no explanation for evil. It must be looked upon as a necessary part...
Tolerance is another word for indifference.
Men have an extraordinarily erroneous opinion of their position in nature; and the error is...
The world in general doesn't know what to make of originality; it is startled out...
When you are young you take the kindness people show you as your right.
No egoism is so insufferable as that of the Christian with regard to his soul.
The artist produces for the liberation of his soul. It is his nature to create...
At a dinner party one should eat wisely but not too well, and talk well...
Considering how foolishly people act and how pleasantly they prattle, perhaps it would be better...
It is not wealth one asks for, but just enough to preserve one's dignity, to...
It's no good trying to keep up old friendships. It's painful for both sides. The...
We know our friends by their defects rather than by their merits.
Tradition is a guide and not a jailer.