Quotations by Daphne du Maurier
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Born: Monday, May 13, 1907
Died: Wednesday, April 19, 1989 (81 years old)
All autobiography is self-indulgent.
(Keywords: Autobiography, Self)
And I don't like books which are full of name dropping.
(Keywords: Books, Name)
Happiness is not a possession to be prized, it is a quality of thought, a state of mind.
(Keywords: Happiness, Quality, Thought, Mind, Possession, State)
What about the hero of The House on the Strand? What did it mean when he dropped the telephone at the end of the book? I don't really know, but I rather think he was going to be paralysed for life. Don't you?
(Keywords: Life, End)
When one is writing a novel in the first person, one must be that person.
(Keywords: First, Writing)
Women want love to be a novel, men a short story.
(Keywords: Love, Men, Women, Want)
Writers should be read, but neither seen nor heard.