130 Total Quotes

William Maugham Quotes

William Maugham
We are not the same persons this year as last; nor are those we love. It is a happy chance if we, changing, continue to love a changed person.
William Maugham
#Cute Love #Sweet Love #Love #Quote of the Day #Change

William Maugham
Genius is talent provided with ideals.
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#Genius

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

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It is not wealth one asks for, but just enough to preserve one's dignity, to work unhampered, to be generous, frank and independent.
William Maugham
#Dignity

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You can't learn too soon that the most useful thing about a principle is that it can always be sacrificed to expediency.
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#Advice

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Every production of an artist should be the expression of an adventure of his soul.
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#Adventure

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It's no good trying to keep up old friendships. It's painful for both sides. The fact is, one grows out of people, and the only thing is to face it.
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#Triumph #Love Ended

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Common sense and good nature will do a lot to make the pilgrimage of life not too difficult
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#Common Sense

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Money is the string with which a sardonic destiny directs the motions of its puppets.
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#Destiny

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You are not angry with people when you laugh at them. Humor teaches them tolerance.
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#People

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In Hollywood, the women are all peaches. It makes one long for an apple occasionally.
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#Hollywood

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We seek pitifully to convey to others the treasures of our heart, but they have not the power to accept them, and so we go lonely, side by side but not together, unable to know our fellows and unknown by them
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#Heart

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Imagination grows by exercise, and contrary to common belief, is more powerful in the mature than in the young.
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#Imagination #Age And Aging

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It is dangerous to let the public behind the scenes. They are easily disillusioned and then they are angry with you, for it was the illusion they loved.
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#Fame

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The crown of literature is poetry.
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#Literature

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The great tragedy of life is not that men perish, but that they cease to love.
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#Hate

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The future will one day be the present and will seem as unimportant as the present does now.
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#Future

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Man has always sacrificed truth to his vanity, comfort and advantage. He lives by make-believe.
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#Comfort

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It's very hard to be a gentleman and a writer.
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#Writers And Writing #Gentleman

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Money is like a sixth sense - and you can't make use of the other five without it
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#Money

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Love is what happens to a man and woman who don't know each other
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#Funny

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We know our friends by their defects rather than by their merits.
William Maugham
#Friends Or Friendship #Quote of the Day