Men have an extraordinarily erroneous opinion of their position in nature; and the error is ineradicable.
Quote by W -Somerset Maugham
W Somerset Maugham Quotes
By the time a man notices that he is no longer young, his youth has...
Things were easier for the old novelists who saw people all of a piece. Speaking...
The crown of literature is poetry.
Few misfortunes can befall a boy which bring worse consequence than to have a really...
The writer is more concerned to know than to judge.
When you are young you take the kindness people show you as your right.
It was such a lovely day I thought it a pity to get up.
There is no explanation for evil. It must be looked upon as a necessary part...
You are not angry with people when you laugh at them. Humor teaches tolerance.
If a man hasn't what's necessary to make a woman love him, it's his fault,...
People ask for criticism, but they only want praise.
Love is only a dirty trick played on us to achieve continuation of the species.
It is unsafe to take your reader for more of a fool than he is.
There are two good things in life - freedom of thought and freedom of action.
In the country the darkness of night is friendly and familiar, but in a city,...
Every production of an artist should be the expression of an adventure of his soul.
Only a mediocre person is always at his best.