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Daphne du Maurier

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Either you go to America with Mrs. Van Hopper or you come home to Manderley with me." "Do you mean you want a secretary or something?" "No, I'm asking you to marry me, you little fool.

— Daphne du Maurier


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

— Daphne du Maurier

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Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again.

— Daphne du Maurier

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I am glad it cannot happen twice, the fever of first love. For it is a fever, and a burden, too, whatever the poets may say.

— Daphne du Maurier


I suppose sooner or later in the life of everyone comes a moment of trial. We all of us have our particular devil who rides us and torments us, and we must give battle in the end.

— Daphne du Maurier

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

— Daphne du Maurier


I have no talent for making new friends, but oh such genius for fidelity to old ones.

— Daphne du Maurier


...the routine of life goes on, whatever happens, we do the same things, go through the little performance of eating, sleeping, washing. No crisis can break through the crust of habit.

— Daphne du Maurier


The point is, life has to be endured, and lived. But how to live it is the problem.

— Daphne du Maurier

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I would have gone too but I wanted to come straight back to you.I kept thinking of you, waiting here, all by yourself, not knowing what was going to happen.

— Daphne du Maurier


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' Her stories read like classic tales of terror and suspense but written with a sure touch for character imagery and suggestive meaning. Christian (b. In the summer of 1943 Daphne du Maurier began writing the autobiographically inspired drama The Years Between about the unexpected return of a senior officer thought killed in action who finds that his wife has taken his seat as Member of Parliament and has started a romantic relationship with a local farmer.

eɪ/; 13 May 1907 – 19 April 1989) was an English author and playwright. : /ˈdæfni duː ˈmɒri. Her elder sister was the writer Angela du Maurier.

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