William Somerset Maugham

William Somerset Maugham

Biography William Somerset Maugham (1874 - 1965)

English playwright, novelist and short story writer

Also called W. Somerset Maugham.
Was born on 25 jan 1874.
Died on 16 dec 1965, at 91 years old.
Origin country United Kingdom
Quotes by William Somerset Maugham

William Somerset Maugham was an English playwright, novelist, and short story writer. He was among the most popular writers of his era and reputedly the highest-paid author during the 1930s.
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Quotes William Somerset Maugham

William Somerset Maugham

We are not the same persons this year as last; nor are...

Quote by William Somerset Maugham about time, people, chance, happiness, love
William Somerset Maugham

You are not angry with people when you laugh at them....

Quote by William Somerset Maugham about humor, tolerance, people
William Somerset Maugham

The world is quickly bored by the recital of misfortune,...

Quote by William Somerset Maugham about world
William Somerset Maugham

Perfection has one grave defect: it is apt to be dull.

Quote by William Somerset Maugham about opinion