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
Life is so largely controlled by chance that its conduct can be but a perpetual...
It seems that the creative faculty and the critical faculty cannot exist together in their...
The great American novel has not only already been written, it has already been rejected.
What has influenced my life more than any other single thing has been my stammer....
Considering how foolishly people act and how pleasantly they prattle, perhaps it would be better...
Perfection is a trifle dull. It is not the least of life's ironies that this,...
Imagination grows by exercise, and contrary to common belief, is more powerful in the mature...
Tolerance is another word for indifference.
Love is only a dirty trick played on us to achieve continuation of the species.
Every production of an artist should be the expression of an adventure of his soul.
Any nation that thinks more of its ease and comfort than its freedom will soon...
We learn resignation not by our own suffering, but by the suffering of others.
Excess on occasion is exhilarating. It prevents moderation from acquiring the deadening effect of a...
Love is what happens to a man and woman who don't know each other.
We know our friends by their defects rather than by their merits.
It is unsafe to take your reader for more of a fool than he is.
It is a funny thing about life; if you refuse to accept anything but the...
Have common sense and stick to the point.