It is an illusion that youth is happy, an illusion of those who have lost it.
Quote by William Somerset Maugham
When people say they do not care what others think of them, for the most...
People ask for criticism, but they only want praise.
If people waited to know one another before they married, the world wouldn't be so...
She had a pretty gift for quotation, which is a serviceable substitute for wit.
My own belief is that there is hardly anyone whose sexual life, if it were...
I don't know why it is that the religious never ascribe common sense to God
Nobody's free until everybody's free.
You are not angry with people when you laugh at them. Humor teaches them tolerance.
You can do anything in this world if you are prepared to take the consequences
A woman can forgive a man for the harm he does her, but she can...
Old age has its pleasures, which, though different, are not less than the pleasures of...
Tradition is a guide and not a jailer
Money is like a sixth sense - and you can't make use of the other...
It's a funny thing about life; if you refuse to accept anything but the best,...
Words have weight, sound and appearance; it is only by considering these that you can...
Perfection has one grave defect: it is apt to be dull.
Writing is the supreme solace.
The act of putting pen to paper encourages pause for thought, this in turn makes...
The desire to write grows with writing.
Critics don't bother me because if I do badly, I know I'm bad before they...