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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David Roy
Don't agree with a lot of these, but it's true about people wanting to hear what they already believe
Feb 2, 2018 4:18PM
Sylvia Bryan
I found them all very meaningful.
Feb 2, 2018 5:05PM
Willis Lewis
I agree with most of them, especially # 4. some I do not really understand.
Feb 2, 2018 5:08PM
Diane Thompson
Very good messages - regardless of who doesn't agree.
Feb 2, 2018 5:18PM
Faye Parsons
Some truthful sayings
Feb 2, 2018 5:36PM
Ian M Donald
they are truly great words and sentiments. Very Beautiful.
Feb 2, 2018 5:39PM
Michael A.Tarbox
A lot of meaning in few words.
Feb 2, 2018 6:17PM
Ricky Muthukumaraswamy
My favourite novelist. Agree with his quotes
Feb 2, 2018 7:21PM
BettyMarie Shoaf
Very profound.
Feb 2, 2018 7:27PM
Paulusie Uqittuq Okituk
Mindful observations eh
Feb 2, 2018 8:08PM
James Webb
The world would be a better place if people heeded No.8. Rather then do what they like and F the consequences.
Feb 2, 2018 8:12PM
Dave Tyson
Feb 2, 2018 9:50PM
Amar Dhillon
Very meaningful. Liked the last one.
Feb 2, 2018 10:03PM
Wanda Baker
Didn't think it was funny at all
Feb 2, 2018 10:06PM
Quincy J. Reed
Feb 2, 2018 10:32PM


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