Quotes by Somerset Maugham

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In the country the darkness of night is friendly and familiar, but in a city, with its blaze of lights, it is unnatural, hostile and menacing. It is like a monstrous vulture that hovers, biding its time.
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The best style is the style you don't notice.
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It wasn't until quite late in life that I discovered how easy it is to say "I don't know!"
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