William Somerset Maugham

William Somerset Maugham

a English novelist, playwright, novelist
There was an immeasurable distance between the quick and the dead: they did not seem to belong to the same species; and it was strange to think that but a little while before they had spoken and moved and eaten and laughed.More William Somerset Maugham quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
When he sacrifices himself man for a moment is greater than God, for how can God, infinite and omnipotent, sacrifice himself?More William Somerset Maugham quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Unconsciously, perhaps, we treasure the power we have over people by their regard for our opinion of them, and we hate those upon whom we have no such influence.More William Somerset Maugham quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
No egoism is so insufferable as that of the Christian with regard to his soul.More William Somerset Maugham quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
You are not angry with people when you laugh at them. Humour teaches tolerance, and the humorist, with a smile and perhaps a sigh, is more likely to shrug his shoulders than to condemn.More William Somerset Maugham quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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