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Quotation by W. Somerset Maugham
The common idea that success spoils people by making them vain, egotistic, and self- complacent is erroneous; on the contrary, it makes them, for the most part, humble, tolerant, and kind. Failure makes people cruel and bitter.
W. Somerset Maugham (1874–1966), British author. The Summing Up, ch. 48 (1938).
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