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Beauty and misfortune

"Lovely women usually marry trivial men because smart guys shy away from belles," said W. Somerset Maugham. The whimsical writer must have had a not too attractive wife as it sounds like his comment came from an envious mind. He was a homosexual ... Korea Times, 2 months ago

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Mad Money: Top Marques Monaco Is the World's Richest, Most Insane Auto Show

2015 Top Marques Monaco Supercar Show Famed British playwright Somerset Maugham summed up Monaco perfectly when he labeled it a sunny place for shady people. Every April for the past dozen years, this petite, tax-free principality on the ...
 Car and Driver5 days ago

Almanac: Somerset Maugham on men of one book

There is an impression abroad that everyone has it in him to write one book; but if by this is implied a good book the impression is false. W. Somerset Maugham, The
 Arts Journal1 week ago

Almanac: Somerset Maugham on happy endings

Death ends all things and so is the comprehensive conclusion of a story, but marriage finishes it very properly too and the sophisticated are ill-advised to sneer at what is by convention termed a happy ending. It is a sound instinct of the common ...
 Arts Journal1 week ago
Nyasa Times

A few questions: Muckraking on Malawi Pres Mutharika's declared wealth

If it is necessary sometimes to lie to others, it is always despicable to lie to oneself -W. Somerset Maugham Does anyone out there really believe Prof. Peter Arthur Mutharika was a billionaire in any currency before he became His Excellency the ...
 Nyasa Times1 month ago
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A rare glimpse at the colourful colonial life of Singapore's infamous Raffles Hotel

Famous guests include Liz Taylor, Charlie Chaplin and Somerset Maugham Hotel opened in 1887 and became a much loved British colonial bolt-hole In 1902 a tiger apparently got into the billiards room and hid under a table It's head bartender Ngiam ...
 Capital Bay1 month ago

Asolo Repertory Theatre's OUR BETTERS Begins Tonight

Before there was Downton Abbey, there was Our Betters, W. Somerset Maugham 's fiery romantic dramedy about the invasion of sly social-climbing American heiresses into British society. The fifth play in the third season of Asolo Rep's five-year ...
 Broadway World1 month ago

Goodness-the Most Powerful Force in the World

-- Who said -- "Goodness is the most powerful force in the world?" Did you guess correctly? It was Somerset Maugham in "The Razor's Edge." How thrilled I was to catch again this powerful movie made in 1946 which I had found so ...
 OpEdNews.com2 weeks ago

'I borrowed this library book 65 years ago - here's £1,500 to cover the fine'

Sir James Tidmarsh, 82, paid up to Taunton School after finding the long-forgotten copy of Ashenden by W. Somerset Maugham as he was clearing his shelves
 Mirror Uk2 months ago

Ho Chi Minh mausoleum, Hanoi Hilton highlights in historic Vietnam city

Facing a guillotine point-blank is unnerving. Having never seen one of these deadly diagonal blades in person, I wonder how many heads it separated from necks. This is no prop for Vincent Price flicks shot in Hollywood but rather the Hoa Lo, the ...
 Washington Times1 day ago
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