"Imagination grows by exercise, and contrary to common belief, is more powerful in the mature than in the young."
"Imagination is more important than knowledge."W. Somerset Maugham on Albert Einstein
"I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it's a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope. Which is what I do, and that enables you to laugh at life's realities."W. Somerset Maugham on Dr. Seuss
"Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions."W. Somerset Maugham on Albert Einstein
"I cannot imagine a God who rewards and punishes the objects of his creation and is but a reflection of human frailty."W. Somerset Maugham on Albert Einstein
"Can you imagine what I would do if I could do all I can?"W. Somerset Maugham on Sun Tzu
"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."