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Quotes by W. Somerset Maugham


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Adventure of his soul
Every production of an artist should be the expression of an adventure of his soul.
W. Somerset Maugham | art

Death is dull
Death is a very dull, dreary affair, and my advice to you is to have nothing whatsoever to do with it.
W. Somerset Maugham | death

Dirty trick
Love is only a dirty trick played on us to achieve continuation of the species.
W. Somerset Maugham | love

Eating well in England
If you want to eat well in England, eat three breakfasts.
W. Somerset Maugham | food

Funny thing about life
It's a funny thing about life; if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you very often get it.
W. Somerset Maugham | life

Guidance
You learn more quickly under the guidance of experienced teachers. You waste a lot of time going down blind alleys if you have no one to lead you.
W. Somerset Maugham | education

If you don't change
If you don't change your beliefs, your life will be like this forever. Is that good news?
W. Somerset Maugham | change

It is very dull!
Death is a very dull, dreary affair, and my advice to you is to have nothing whatsoever to do with it.
W. Somerset Maugham | death

Mediocre people
Only a mediocre person is always at his best.
W. Somerset Maugham | intelligence

The idea that success spoils people
The common idea that success spoils people by making them vain, egotistic and self-complacent is erroneous; on the contrary it makes them, for the most part, humble, tolerant and kind.
W. Somerset Maugham | success

Three rules for writing
There are three rules for writing a novel. Unfortunately, no one knows what they are.
W. Somerset Maugham | writing

Tolerance
You are not angry with people when you laugh at them. Humor teaches tolerance.
W. Somerset Maugham | humor

We are not the same persons
We are not the same persons this year as last; nor are those we love. It is a happy chance if we, changing, continue to love a changed person.
W. Somerset Maugham | change

Why a man marries?
A man marries to have a home, but also because he doesn't want to be bothered with sex and all that sort of thing.
W. Somerset Maugham | marriage

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