Monday, January 14, 2008

Maugham Quotes

1. "You don't know America as well as I do. . . they always prefer a live mouse to a dead lion."

2. "She had a pretty gift for quotation, which is a serviceable substitute for wit."

3. "Money is like a sixth sense without which one cannot fully enjoy the other five."

1 comment:

Bennett Carnahan said...

bom,

i just picked up a collection of his short stories over christmas, and i have to ask: aside from his witicisms, what do you think of his characters and plots? they seem weak to me (admittedly, only a few stories in)?