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Daphne Du Maurier Quotes

All autobiography is self-indulgent.

And I don't like books which are full of name dropping.

Happiness is not a possession to be prized, it is a quality of thought, a state of mind.

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?

When one is writing a novel in the first person, one must be that person.

Women want love to be a novel, men a short story.

Writers should be read, but neither seen nor heard.