When you choose your friends, don't be short-changed by choosing personality over character.
Quote by W -Somerset Maugham
Anyone can tell the truth, but only very few of us can make epigrams.
Writing is the supreme solace.
To eat well in England, you should have a breakfast three times a day.
Every production of an artist should be the expression of an adventure of his soul.
It is an illusion that youth is happy, an illusion of those who have lost...
What has influenced my life more than any other single thing has been my stammer....
It's very hard to be a gentleman and a writer.
The artist produces for the liberation of his soul. It is his nature to create...
We know our friends by their defects rather than by their merits.
People ask for criticism, but they only want praise.
In the country the darkness of night is friendly and familiar, but in a city,...
I'll give you my opinion of the human race in a nutshell... their heart's in...
No egoism is so insufferable as that of the Christian with regard to his soul.
Love is only a dirty trick played on us to achieve continuation of the species.
Love is what happens to a man and woman who don't know each other.
It is not wealth one asks for, but just enough to preserve one's dignity, to...
Perfection is a trifle dull. It is not the least of life's ironies that this,...
An unfortunate thing about this world is that the good habits are much easier to...