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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51 Comments
scottlarock
what a waste of a good lawyer...
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Jun 19, 2018 9:51PM
Charles Graham
Good stuff
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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.
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May 2, 2018 12:13PM
nadamrajan
Messages to make us ponder and brood over
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Apr 27, 2018 8:14PM
Ron Rowland
Good words, I really liked most of them!
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Mar 25, 2018 7:42AM
Maria Viegas
Very intelligent sayings!
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Mar 24, 2018 1:04AM
Marlen Brown
I agree wholeheartedly with these words. Some who can't deal with these facts may not agree, or be ready to face them.
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Mar 20, 2018 12:03PM
Edie Koller
Interesting!
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Feb 19, 2018 2:44PM
Luis Perez
Number 8 is the most accurate one.
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Feb 18, 2018 6:00PM
Mark Ann Dubaz
I can relate to those quotes.
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Feb 17, 2018 6:03PM
Vickie Reinhardt
Don’t agree with a lot of these either.
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Feb 16, 2018 5:23PM
Kirk Tanaka
Very deep.
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Feb 14, 2018 6:16PM
Joan Gannaway
Yes I like those thoughts and agree.
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Feb 13, 2018 10:33PM
Criona Walsh
Very good quotes
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Feb 6, 2018 3:25PM
Shemeela Sasikumar
Some of his statements are agreeable. others are not.
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Feb 5, 2018 10:27AM

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