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When he went to London, he dressed at an expensive tailor's, kept a mistress,
was elected to the Reform, which his friends made him join under the impression
that he had in him the makings of a politician. His friends were reading men, and
There are two kinds of friendship. The first is a friendship of animal attraction; you
like your friend not for any particular qualities or gifts, but simply because you are
drawn to him. “C'est mon ami parce que je l'aime; je l'aime parce que c'est ...
The second kind of friendship is intellectual. You are attracted by the gifts of your
new acquaintance. His ideas are unfamiliar; he has seen sides of life of which
you are ignorant; his experience is impressive. But every well has a bottom and ...
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A compilation of notes kept over his lifetime and published just before Maugham's death. Though there were some pearls of wisdom and insightful comments on writing it was his commentary on daily life ... Read full review