The writer is more concerned to know than to judge.
Quote by W -Somerset Maugham
W Somerset Maugham Quotes
I'll give you my opinion of the human race in a nutshell... their heart's in...
Perfection has one grave defect: it is apt to be dull.
No egoism is so insufferable as that of the Christian with regard to his soul.
You can do anything in this world if you are prepares to take the consequences.
Sentimentality is the only sentiment that rubs you the wrong way.
You are not angry with people when you laugh at them. Humor teaches tolerance.
If a man should importune me to give a reason why I loved him, I...
People ask for criticism, but they only want praise.
Anyone can tell the truth, but only very few of us can make epigrams.
Like all weak men he laid an exaggerated stress on not changing one's mind.
An unfortunate thing about this world is that the good habits are much easier to...
The love that lasts longest is the love that is never returned.
I would sooner read a time-table or a catalogue than nothing at all. They are...
It is an illusion that youth is happy, an illusion of those who have lost...
The nature of men and women - their essential nature - is so vile and...
It is salutary to train oneself to be no more affected by censure than by...
Life is so largely controlled by chance that its conduct can be but a perpetual...
Imagination grows by exercise, and contrary to common belief, is more powerful in the mature...