Dying is a very dull, dreary affair. And my advice to you is to have nothing whatever to do with it.
William Somerset Maugham
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I have an idea that the only thing which makes it possible to regard this world we live in without disgust is the beauty which now and then men create out of the chaos.
He took you by force–yes, he was drunk at the time. It's not the first time that's happened to a woman and it won't be the last time.
I'm clever, I know it, and why shouldn't I acknowledge it?' While.
D'you call life a bad job? Never! We've had our ups and downs, we've had our struggles, we've always been poor, but it's been worth it, ay, worth it a hundred times I say when I look round at my children.
He had thought of love as a rapture which seized one so that all the world seemed spring-like, he had looked forward to an ecstatic happiness; but this was not happiness; it was a hunger of the soul, it was a painful yearning, it was a bitter anguish, he had never known before.
It's a funny thing about life; if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you very often get it.
It's a habit, and I'm just as uncomfortable if I don't read as if I don't smoke.
But her tears were partly tears of happiness, for she felt that the strangeness between them was gone. She loved him now with a new love because he had made her suffer.
She did not think of money, because she had never known what it was not to have all she needed, but she was instinctively aware of its importance. It meant power, influence, and social consequence. It was the natural and obvious thing that a man should earn it. That was his plain life's work.
The experience of life shows that people are constantly doing things which must lead to disaster, and yet by some chance manage to evade the result of their folly.
At a dinner party one should eat wisely but not too well, and talk well but not too wisely.
It is one of the defects of my character that I cannot altogether dislike anyone who makes me laugh.
The passing moment is all we can be sure of; it is only common sense to extract its utmost value from it.
Life was not so horrible if it was meaningless, and he faced it with a strange sense of power. CIX.