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Quotes by W. Somerset Maugham

I don’t think of the past. The only thing that matters is the everlasting present.
– W. Somerset Maugham

To bear failure with courage is the best proof of character that anyone can give.
– W. Somerset Maugham

To acquire the habit of reading is to construct for yourself a refuge from almost all the miseries of life.
– W. Somerset Maugham

A woman can forgive a man for the harm he does her…but she can never forgive him for the sacrifices he makes on her account.
– W. Somerset Maugham, The Moon and Sixpence

Women are constantly trying to commit suicide for love, but generally they take care not to succeed.
– W. Somerset Maugham, The Moon and Sixpence

If 50 million people say something foolish, it is still foolish.
– W. Somerset Maugham

Unfortunately sometimes one can’t do what one thinks is right without making someone else unhappy.
– W. Somerset Maugham

If nobody spoke unless he had something to say, the human race would very soon lose the use of speech.
– W. Somerset Maugham, The Painted Veil

It’s no use crying over spilt milk, because all of the forces of the universe were bent on spilling it.
– W. Somerset Maugham, Of Human Bondage

You can do anything in this world if you are prepared to take the consequences.
– W. Somerset Maugham

Only a mediocre person is always at his best.
– W. Somerset Maugham

One can be very much in love with a woman without wishing to spend the rest of one’s life with her.
– W. Somerset Maugham, The Painted Veil

If a man hasn’t what’s necessary to make a woman love him, it’s his fault, not hers.
– W. Somerset Maugham, The Painted Veil

There are three rules for writing a novel. Unfortunately, no one knows what they are.
– W. Somerset Maugham

Money is like a sixth sense without which you cannot make a complete use of the other five.
– W. Somerset Maugham, Of Human Bondage

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