Talk:W. Somerset Maugham
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- An unfortunate thing about this world is that the good habits are much easier to give up than the bad ones.
- Death doesn't affect the living because it has not happened yet. Death doesn't concern the dead because they have ceased to exist.
- Have common sense and stick to the point.
- If you don't change your beliefs, your life will be like this forever. Is that good news?
- In Hollywood, the women are all peaches. It makes one long for an apple occasionally.
- Only a mediocre person is always at his best.
- The great American novel has not only already been written, it has already been rejected.
- There are three rules for writing the novel. Unfortunately, no one knows what they are.
- Tolerance is another word for indifference.
- We do not write because we want to; we write because we have to.
- When you choose your friends, don't be short-changed by choosing personality over character.