"A man marries to have a home, but also because he doesn't want to be bothered with sex and all that sort of thing."
"Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country."W. Somerset Maugham on Margaret Thatcher
"A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body."W. Somerset Maugham on Benjamin Franklin
"Where we love is home - home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts."W. Somerset Maugham on Oliver Wendell Holmes
"Human beings are the only creatures on earth that allow their children to come back home."W. Somerset Maugham on Bill Cosby
"Home is the place where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in."W. Somerset Maugham on Robert Frost
"Old age has its pleasures, which, though different, are not less than the pleasures of youth."
"What makes old age hard to bear is not the failing of one's faculties, mental and physical, but the burden of one's memories."
"Old age is ready to undertake tasks that youth shirked because they would take too long."
"The world in general doesn't know what to make of originality it is startled out of its comfortable habits of thought, and its first reaction is one of anger."
"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."