When I read a book I seem to read it with my eyes only, but now and then I come across a passage, perhaps only a phrase, which has a meaning for me, and it becomes part of me.
Quote by William Somerset Maugham
It is salutary to train oneself to be no more affected by censure than by...
When people say they do not care what others think of them, for the most...
Tolerance is only another name for indifference
What makes old age hard to bear is not the failing of one's faculties, mental...
It's a funny thing about life; if you refuse to accept anything but the best,...
She had a pretty gift for quotation, which is a serviceable substitute for wit.
Love is what happens to a man and woman who don't know each other
Money is like a sixth sense - and you can't make use of the other...
To write simply is as difficult as to be good
Tradition is a guide and not a jailer
We are not the same persons this year as last; nor are those we love....
If a nation values anything more than freedom, it will lose its freedom; and the...
Beauty is something wonderful and strange that the artist fashions out of the chaos of...
In Hollywood, the women are all peaches. It makes one long for an apple occasionally.
There are two good things in life freedom of thought and freedom of action.
You are not angry with people when you laugh at them. Humor teaches them tolerance.
Nobody's free until everybody's free.
For good and evil, man is a free creative spirit. This produces the very queer...
Freedom is not being a slave to any circumstance, to any constraint, to any chance;...
If we wish to be free; if we mean to preserve inviolate those inestimable privileges...