W. Somerset Maugham Quote

On what it felt like to be famous:

It's like having a string of pearls given you. It's nice, but after a while, if you think of it at all, it's only to wonder if they're real or cultured.


A Writer's Notebook (1949)

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It's like having a string of pearls given you. It's nice, but after a while, if you think of it at all, it's only to wonder if they're real or...

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It's like having a string of pearls given you. It's nice, but after a while, if you think of it at all, it's only to wonder if they're real or...

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It's like having a string of pearls given you. It's nice, but after a while, if you think of it at all, it's only to wonder if they're real or...

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It's like having a string of pearls given you. It's nice, but after a while, if you think of it at all, it's only to wonder if they're real or...