When you are young you take the kindness people show you as your right.
Quote by W -Somerset Maugham
W Somerset Maugham Quotes
To eat well in England, you should have a breakfast three times a day.
If you want to eat well in England, eat three breakfasts.
Every production of an artist should be the expression of an adventure of his soul.
Have common sense and stick to the point.
Things were easier for the old novelists who saw people all of a piece. Speaking...
It is unsafe to take your reader for more of a fool than he is.
The writer of prose can only step aside when the poet passes.
If a man hasn't what's necessary to make a woman love him, it's his fault,...
It wasn't until late in life that I discovered how easy it is to say...
Life is so largely controlled by chance that its conduct can be but a perpetual...
We know our friends by their defects rather than by their merits.
It is funny about life: if you refuse to accept anything but the very best...
The world is quickly bored by the recital of misfortune, and willing avoids the sight...
When you choose your friends, don't be short-changed by choosing personality over character.
Love is only a dirty trick played on us to achieve continuation of the species.
It's very hard to be a gentleman and a writer.
Love is what happens to a man and woman who don't know each other.
The great American novel has not only already been written, it has already been rejected.