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W. Somerset Maugham

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If 50 million people say something foolish, it is still foolish.

— W. Somerset Maugham

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Tradition is a guide and not a jailer.

— W. Somerset Maugham

#jailer #tradition

She was a fool and he knew it and because he loved her it had made no difference.

— W. Somerset Maugham


She says it's really not very flattering to her that the women who fall in love with her husband are so uncommonly second-rate.

— W. Somerset Maugham

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To eat well in England you should have breakfast three times a day.

— W. Somerset Maugham

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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.

— W. Somerset Maugham

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The dead look so terribly dead when they're dead.

— W. Somerset Maugham


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

— W. Somerset Maugham

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What do we any of us have but our illusions? And what do we ask of others but that we be allowed to keep them?

— W. Somerset Maugham

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Love is only a dirty trick played on us to achieve continuation of the species.

— W. Somerset Maugham

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About W. Somerset Maugham

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Maugham had been writing steadily since the age of 15 and fervently wiW. Somerset Maughamd to become an author but as he was not of age he refrained from telling his guardian. A. Based on the novel Theatre.

The first run of his first novel Liza of Lambeth (1897) sold out so rapidly that Maugham gave up medicine to write full time. During and after the war he traveled in India and Southeast Asia; all of these experiences were reflected in later short stories and novels.

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