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W. Somerset Maugham Quotes
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The life force is vigorous. The delight that accompanies it counter-balances all the pains and hardships that confront men. It makes life worth living.
Love is not always blind and there are few things that cause greater wretchedness than to love with all your heart someone who you know is unworthy of love.
Women's hearts are like old china, none the worse for a break or two.
When a man's in love, he at once makes a pedestal of the Ten Commandments and stands on the top of them with his arms akimbo. When a woman's in love she doesn't care two straws for Thou Shalt and Thou Shalt Not.
Money is like a sixth sense without which you cannot make a complete use of the other five.
The normal is what you find but rarely. The normal is an ideal. It is a picture that one fabricates of the average characteristics of men, and to find them all in a single man is hardly to be expected.
Old age has its pleasures, which, though different, are not less than the pleasures of youth.
Perfection has one grave defect: it is apt to be dull.
It has been said that metaphysics is the finding of bad reasons for what we believe upon instinct.
The spirit is often most free when the body is satiated with pleasure; indeed, sometimes the stars shine more brightly seen from the gutter than from the hilltop.
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