William Somerset Maugham

William Somerset Maugham

a English novelist, playwright, novelist
Common sense and nature will do a lot to make the pilgrimage of life not too difficult.More William Somerset Maugham quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
You are not angry with people when you laugh at them. Humor teaches tolerance.More William Somerset Maugham quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A man who is a politician at forty is a statesman at three score and ten. It is at this age, when he would be too old to be a clerk or a gardener or a police-court magistrate, that he is ripe to govern a country.More William Somerset Maugham quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Any nation that thinks more of its ease and comfort than its freedom will soon lose its freedom; and the ironical thing about it is that it will lose its ease and comfort too.More William Somerset Maugham quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Anyone can tell the truth, but only very few of us can make epigrams.More William Somerset Maugham quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]

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