William Somerset Maugham Quotes

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you-know-of-course-that-the-tasmanians-who-never-committed-adultery-are-now-extinct
dying-is-a-very-dull-dreary-affair-and-my-advice-to-you-is-to-have-nothing-whatever-to-do-with-it
american-women-expect-to-find-in-their-husbands-a-perfection-that-english-women-only-hope-to-find-in-their-butlers
the-love-that-lasts-the-longest-is-the-love-that-is-never-returned
love-is-only-the-dirty-trick-played-on-us-to-achieve-continuation-of-the-species
love-is-what-happens-to-a-man-and-woman-who-dont-know-each-other
beauty-is-a-bit-of-a-bore
beauty-is-something-wonderful-and-strange-that-the-artist-fashions-out-of-the-chaos-of-the-world-in-the-torment-of-his-soul
genius-is-talent-provided-with-ideals
people-ask-for-criticism-but-they-only-want-praise
it-is-salutary-to-train-oneself-to-be-no-more-affected-by-censure-than-by-praise
she-had-a-pretty-gift-for-quotation-which-is-a-serviceable-substitute-for-wit
the-ability-to-quote-is-a-serviceable-substitute-for-wit
i-would-sooner-read-a-timetable-or-a-catalog-than-nothing-at-all
perfection-has-one-grave-defect-it-is-apt-to-be-dull
perfection-is-a-trifle-dull-it-is-not-the-least-of-lifes-ironies-that-this-which-we-all-aim-at-is-better-not-quite-achieved
i-can-imagine-no-more-comfortable-frame-of-mind-for-the-conduct-of-life-than-a-humorous-resignation
tolerance-is-only-another-name-for-indifference
tolerance-is-another-word-for-indifference
tradition-is-a-guide-and-not-a-jailer
my-own-belief-is-that-there-is-hardly-anyone-whose-sexual-life-if-it-were-broadcast-would-not-fill-the-world-at-large-with-surprise-and-horror
it-is-well-known-that-beauty-does-not-look-with-a-good-grace-on-the-timid-advances-of-humor
you-are-not-angry-with-people-when-you-laugh-at-them-humor-teaches-them-tolerance
it-is-well-to-remember-that-grammar-is-common-speech-formulated
no-man-in-his-heart-is-quite-so-cynical-as-a-wellbred-woman
a-woman-can-forgive-a-man-for-the-harm-he-does-her-but-she-can-never-forgive-him-for-the-sacrifices-he-makes-on-her-account
if-people-waited-to-know-one-another-before-they-married-the-world-wouldnt-be-so-grossly-overpopulated-as-it-is-now
a-good-marriage-is-the-exception-that-proves-who-rules
there-is-hardly-anyone-whose-sexual-life-if-it-were-broadcast-would-not-fill-the-world-at-large-with-surprise-and-horror
sentimentality-is-only-sentiment-that-rubs-you-up-the-wrong-way
few-misfortunes-can-befall-a-boy-which-bring-worse-consequences-than-to-have-a-really-affectionate-mother
a-dictator-must-fool-all-the-people-all-the-time-and-theres-only-one-way-to-do-that-he-must-also-fool-himself
words-have-weight-sound-and-appearance-it-is-only-by-considering-these-that-you-can-write-a-sentence-that-is-good-to-look-at-and-good-to-listen-to
to-write-simply-is-as-difficult-as-to-be-good
writing-is-the-supreme-solace
have-common-sense-and-stick-to-the-point
i-dont-know-why-it-is-that-the-religious-never-ascribe-common-sense-to-god
common-sense-and-good-nature-will-do-a-lot-to-make-the-pilgrimage-of-life-not-too-difficult
when-you-are-young-you-take-the-kindness-people-show-you-as-your-right
it-is-an-illusion-that-youth-is-happy-an-illusion-of-those-who-have-lost-it
you-can-do-anything-in-this-world-if-you-are-prepared-to-take-the-consequences
nobodys-free-until-everybodys-free
money-is-like-a-sixth-sense-and-you-cant-make-use-of-the-other-five-without-it
its-no-good-trying-to-keep-up-old-friendships-its-painful-for-both-sides-the-fact-is-one-grows-out-people-only-thing-is-to-face-it-william-somerset-maugham
the-prestige-you-acquire-by-being-able-to-tell-your-friends-that-you-know-famous-men-proves-only-that-you-are-yourself-small-account-william-somerset-maugham
theres-always-one-who-loves-one-who-lets-himself-be-loved-william-somerset-maugham
it-takes-two-to-make-love-affair-mans-meat-is-too-often-womans-poison-william-somerset-maugham
its-funny-thing-about-life-if-you-refuse-to-accept-anything-but-best-you-often-get-it-william-somerset-maugham
it-is-not-true-that-suffering-ennobles-character-happiness-does-that-sometimes-but-suffering-for-most-part-makes-men-petty-vindictive-william-somerset-maugham
we-are-not-same-persons-this-year-as-last-nor-are-those-we-love-it-is-happy-chance-if-we-changing-continue-to-love-changed-person-william-somerset-maugham
there-are-two-good-things-in-life-freedom-thought-freedom-action-william-somerset-maugham
it-wasnt-until-quite-late-in-life-that-i-discovered-how-easy-it-is-to-say-i-dont-know-william-somerset-maugham
it-wasnt-until-late-in-life-that-i-discovered-how-easy-it-is-to-say-i-dont-know-william-somerset-maugham
in-conduct-life-we-make-use-deliberation-to-justify-ourselves-in-doing-what-we-want-to-do-william-somerset-maugham
habits-in-writing-as-in-life-are-only-useful-if-they-are-broken-as-soon-as-they-cease-to-be-advantageous-william-somerset-maugham
life-isnt-long-enough-for-love-art-william-somerset-maugham