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. It is failure that makes people bitter and cruel.Rate this quote:(0.00 / 0 votes)Say it
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W. Somerset Maugham

English writer (born in France) of novels and short stories (1874-1965)

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