Tolerance is another word for indifference.
William Somerset Maugham (1874 - 1965)
Contributed by: Zaady
You are not angry with people when you laugh at them. Humor teaches them tolerance.
Imagination grows by exercise, and contrary to common belief, is more powerful in the mature than in the young.
It was such a lovely day I thought it a pity to get up.
Only a mediocre person is always at his best.
Like all weak men he laid an exaggerated stress on not changing one's mind.
Source: Of Human Bondage, 1915, ch. 39
Reserve is an artificial quality that is developed in most of us but as the result of innumerable rebuffs.
There is hardly anyone whose sexual life, if it were broadcast, would not fill the world at large with surprise and horror.
Commonsense and good nature will do a lot to make the pilgrimage of life not too difficult.
Conscience is the guardian in the individual of the rules which the community has evolved for its own preservation.
Source: The Moon and Sixpence, 1919, ch. 14
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