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The only important thing in a book is the meaning that it has for you.


W.Somerset Maugham

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It is not wealth one asks for, but just enough to preserve one's dignity, to work unhampered, to be ...
WILLIAM SOMERSET MAUGHAM
Men have ascribed to God imperfections that they would deplore in themselves.
W. SOMERSET MAUGHAM
Art should be appreciated with passion and violence, not with a tepid, deprecating elegance that fea...
W. SOMERSET MAUGHAM
It is dangerous to let the public behind the scenes. They are easily disillusioned and then they are...
WILLIAM SOMERSET MAUGHAM
We know our friends by their defects rather than by their merits.
WILLIAM SOMERSET MAUGHAM
The degree of a nation's civilization is marked by its disregard for the necessities of existence.
WILLIAM SOMERSET MAUGHAM
There's always one who loves and one who lets himself be loved.
WILLIAM SOMERSET MAUGHAM
I can imagine no more comfortable frame of mind for the conduct of life than a humorous resignation
WILLIAM SOMERSET MAUGHAM
There are two good things in life freedom of thought and freedom of action
WILLIAM SOMERSET MAUGHAM
To acquire the habit of reading is to construct for yourself a refuge from almost all of the miserie...
WILLIAM SOMERSET MAUGHAM
There is only one thing about which I am certain, and that is that there is very little about which ...
WILLIAM SOMERSET MAUGHAM
There is hardly anyone whose sexual life, if it were broadcast, would not fill the world at large wi...
WILLIAM SOMERSET MAUGHAM
Beauty is an ecstasy; it is as simple as hunger. There is really nothing to be said about it. It is ...
WILLIAM SOMERSET MAUGHAM
Considering how foolishly people act and how pleasantly they prattle, perhaps it would be better for...
W. SOMERSET MAUGHAM
People ask for criticism, but they only want praise.
WILLIAM SOMERSET MAUGHAM
No egoism is so insufferable as that of the Christian with regard to his soul.
WILLIAM SOMERSET MAUGHAM
To acquire the habit of reading is to construct for yourself a refuge from almost all the miseries o...
WILLIAM SOMERSET MAUGHAM
Old age is ready to undertake tasks that youth shirked because they would take too long.
WILLIAM SOMERSET MAUGHAM
The highest activities of consciousness have their origins in physical occurrences of the brain just...
WILLIAM SOMERSET MAUGHAM
To write simply is as difficult as to be good
WILLIAM SOMERSET MAUGHAM
You can do anything in this world if you are prepared to take the consequences
WILLIAM SOMERSET MAUGHAM
There are three rules for writing a novel. Unfortunately, no one knows what they are.
W. SOMERSET MAUGHAM
Character? I should have thought it needed a good deal of character to throw up a career after half ...
W. SOMERSET MAUGHAM
Love is only a dirty trick played on us to achieve continuation of the species.
W. SOMERSET MAUGHAM
Philip had a practical outlook and he grew impatient with the theories which resulted in no action.
W. SOMERSET MAUGHAM
Himself an ugly man, insignificant
of appearance, he prized very highly comeliness in others.
W. SOMERSET MAUGHAM
Self-control might be as passionate and as active as the surrender to passion...
W. SOMERSET MAUGHAM
Few misfortunes can befall a boy which bring worse consequence than to have a really affectionate mo...
W. SOMERSET MAUGHAM
The crown of literature is poetry.
W. SOMERSET MAUGHAM
It's no good trying to keep up old friendships. It's painful for both sides. The fact is, on...
W. SOMERSET MAUGHAM
We learn resignation not by our own suffering, but by the suffering of others.
W. SOMERSET MAUGHAM
It's very hard to be a gentleman and a writer.
W. SOMERSET MAUGHAM
To acquire the habit of reading is to construct for yourself a refuge from almost all the miseries o...
W. SOMERSET MAUGHAM
It was a cold morning, and he shivered a little; but he had been taught by his uncle that his prayer...
W. SOMERSET MAUGHAM
American women expect to find in their husbands a perfection that English women only hope to find in...
W. SOMERSET MAUGHAM
Perfection is a trifle dull. It is not the least of life's ironies that this, which we all aim at, i...
W. SOMERSET MAUGHAM
If you want to eat well in England, eat three breakfasts.
W. SOMERSET MAUGHAM
You are not angry with people when you laugh at them. Humor teaches tolerance.
W. SOMERSET MAUGHAM
It is well known that Beauty does not look with a good grace on the timid advances of Humor.
W. SOMERSET MAUGHAM
I made up my mind long ago that life was too short to do anything for myself that I could pay others...
W. SOMERSET MAUGHAM
People who ask for your criticism want only praise.
W. SOMERSET MAUGHAM
You know what the critics are. If you tell the truth they only say you're cynical and it does an aut...
W. SOMERSET MAUGHAM
It seems that the creative faculty and the critical faculty cannot exist together in their highest p...
W. SOMERSET MAUGHAM
What has influenced my life more than any other single thing has been my stammer. Had I not stammere...
W. SOMERSET MAUGHAM
Common sense and nature will do a lot to make the pilgrimage of life not too difficult.
W. SOMERSET MAUGHAM
Tradition is a guide and not a jailer.
W. SOMERSET MAUGHAM
The ability to quote is a serviceable substitute for wit.
W. SOMERSET MAUGHAM
Anyone can tell the truth, but only very few of us can make epigrams.
W. SOMERSET MAUGHAM