The writer of prose can only step aside when the poet passes.
Quote by W -Somerset Maugham
W Somerset Maugham Quotes
It is not true that suffering ennobles the character; happiness does that sometimes, but suffering...
If a man hasn't what's necessary to make a woman love him, it's his fault,...
Death doesn't affect the living because it has not happened yet. Death doesn't concern the...
If a man should importune me to give a reason why I loved him, I...
Like all weak men he laid an exaggerated stress on not changing one's mind.
At a dinner party one should eat wisely but not too well, and talk well...
The great American novel has not only already been written, it has already been rejected.
Let us develop the resources of our land, call forth its powers, build up its...
Love is only a dirty trick played on us to achieve continuation of the species
It's no good trying to keep up old friendships. It's painful for both sides. The...
Tradition is a guide and not a jailer.
We have long passed the Victorian Era when asterisks were followed after a certain interval...
It was such a lovely day I thought it a pity to get up.
If a nation values anything more than freedom, it will lose its freedom, and the...
If you want to eat well in England, eat three breakfasts.
It's very hard to be a gentleman and a writer.
Only a mediocre person is always at his best.