It is salutary to train oneself to be no more affected by censure than by praise.
Quote by W -Somerset Maugham
W Somerset Maugham Quotes
Men have an extraordinarily erroneous opinion of their position in nature; and the error is...
There are two good things in life - freedom of thought and freedom of action.
It's no good trying to keep up old friendships. It's painful for both sides. The...
She had a pretty gift for quotation, which is a serviceable substitute for wit.
Like all weak men he laid an exaggerated stress on not changing one's mind.
I would sooner read a time-table or a catalogue than nothing at all. They are...
To eat well in England, you should have a breakfast three times a day.
I can imagine no more comfortable frame of mind for the conduct of life than...
When you choose your friends, don't be short-changed by choosing personality over character.
We have long passed the Victorian Era when asterisks were followed after a certain interval...
Anyone can tell the truth, but only very few of us can make epigrams.
Excess on occasion is exhilarating. It prevents moderation from acquiring the deadening effect of a...
Have common sense and stick to the point.
Writing is the supreme solace.
It is unsafe to take your reader for more of a fool than he is.
There is no explanation for evil. It must be looked upon as a necessary part...
We learn resignation not by our own suffering, but by the suffering of others.
The world is quickly bored by the recital of misfortune, and willing avoids the sight...