"Marriage is a very good thing, but I think it's a mistake to make a habit out of it."
"The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing."W. Somerset Maugham on Edmund Burke
"It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come."W. Somerset Maugham on Dalai Lama
"If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed."W. Somerset Maugham on Albert Einstein
"Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart."W. Somerset Maugham on Anne Frank
"When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion."W. Somerset Maugham on Abraham Lincoln
"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."