"It's a funny thing about life if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you very often get it."
"In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on."W. Somerset Maugham on Robert Frost
"Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment."W. Somerset Maugham on Buddha
"Throughout life people will make you mad, disrespect you and treat you bad. Let God deal with the things they do, cause hate in your heart will consume you too."W. Somerset Maugham on Will Smith
"Life is a song - sing it. Life is a game - play it. Life is a challenge - meet it. Life is a dream - realize it. Life is a sacrifice - offer it. Life is love - enjoy it."W. Somerset Maugham on Sai Baba
"A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing."W. Somerset Maugham on George Bernard Shaw
"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."