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14 Love Quotes By W. Somerset Maugham

The tragedy of love is indifference
– W. Somerset Maugham

Love is only a dirty trick played on us to achieve continuation of the species.
– W. Somerset Maugham

As lovers, the difference between men and women is that women can love all day long, but men only at times.
W. Somerset Maugham – The Moon And Sixpence

He did not care upon what terms he satisfied his passion. He had even a mad, melodramatic idea to drug her.
– Maugham. W. Somerset

Poor slut, I think she loves me,’ said Gray, his eyes closed.
W. Somerset Maugham – The Razor’s Edge

I shall beat you,’ he said, looking at her.How else should I know you loved me,’ she answered.
W. Somerset Maugham – The Moon And Sixpence

She was a fool and he knew it and because he loved her it had made no difference.
W. Somerset Maugham – The Painted Veil

If a man hasn’t what’s necessary to make a woman love him, it’s his fault, not hers.
W. Somerset Maugham – The Painted Veil

Women are constantly trying to commit suicide for love, but generally they take care not to succeed.
W. Somerset Maugham – The Moon And Sixpence

Love is what happens to men and women who don’t know each other.
– W. Somerset Maugham

It was such rapture that it was pain. She adored him.
– W Somerset Maugham

One can be very much in love with a woman without wishing to spend the rest of one’s life with her.
W. Somerset Maugham – The Painted Veil

The great tragedy of life is not that men perish, but that they cease to love.
– W. Somerset Maugham