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Quotation by W. Somerset Maugham
Anyone can tell the truth, but only very few of us can make epigrams.
W. Somerset Maugham (1874–1966), British author. A Writer's Notebook, 1896 entry (1949).
"In the nineties, however," Maugham added, "we all tried to."
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