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Daemon
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Anyone can tell the truth, but only very few of us can make epigrams.

W. Somerset Maugham (1874-1965)
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Anyone can tell the truth, but only very few of us can make epigrams.

W. Somerset Maugham (1874-1965)
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The son of a lawyer for the British Embassy in France received a medical education

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Daemon wrote:
Anyone can tell the truth, but only very few of us can make epigrams.

W. Somerset Maugham (1874-1965)


Anyone can tell the truth, but only very few of us can - hear it...
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What is truth? said jesting Pilate; and would not stay for an answer.
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Daemon wrote:
Anyone can tell the truth, but only very few of us can make epigrams.

W. Somerset Maugham (1874-1965)


Epigrams: May not be right, but must have the might...and bite.
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The complete quotation from " A Writer's Notebook
By W. Somerset Maugham

1896 (page 16)

You worry me as if I was a proverb you were trying to turn into an epigram.
Anyone can tell the truth, but only very few of us can make epigrams.
In the nineties, however, we all tried to.



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