Somerset Maugham's thoughtful quotes about life

One day Somerset Maugham said that people used to think he was a humorist. The problem was, the writer was telling the truth in his novels but a wider public thought it was a joke.

Below there are thoughts of Somerset Maugham from his novels "Theatre", "Sixpence and The Moon", "The Razor's Edge", "Of human bondage".

His expressions are merciless and really smart and that's because it's truly what human nature is about.

What do you think about these thoughts? Do you have something to add or discuss? Please do so in the comments below!

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What are your thoughts on this subject?
Patricia Hannah Kloosterman
Didn’t he write “The Monkeys paw “ careful what you wish for you might just get it! Bracegirdle,
Jan 15, 2020 5:21PM
Darlene Davidson
Good quotes.
Jan 4, 2020 8:59PM
Janette Will
Somerset Maugham had a great sense of irony. Wonderful author.
Jan 4, 2020 2:37AM
Cheryl McMeekin
Very interesting phrases
Nov 25, 2019 11:04PM
Jacquieline White
Thought provoking
Oct 9, 2019 4:17AM
Beth Browning
Note: it's The Moon and Sixpence, not the other way around. 🌻
Jun 3, 2019 5:03PM
Karl Noble
I like pearls of wisdom, suits my three second attention span,,😕
Apr 21, 2019 11:33AM
Maqsood Baluch
Excellent quotes indeed. THANKS.
Apr 19, 2019 1:12PM
Joshua P. Hatcher
Thoughts to ponder.
Jan 23, 2019 9:32PM
what a waste of a good lawyer...
Jun 19, 2018 9:51PM
Charles Graham
Good stuff
May 11, 2018 4:56PM
Ron Barnes
Nice quotes. I've heard many of them before, but didn't know the source. Thanks for the share.
May 2, 2018 12:13PM
Messages to make us ponder and brood over
Apr 27, 2018 8:14PM
Ron Rowland
Good words, I really liked most of them!
Mar 25, 2018 7:42AM
Maria Viegas
Very intelligent sayings!
Mar 24, 2018 1:04AM

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