Create Yours

Daphne du Maurier Quotes

Daphne du Maurier Quote: “Happiness is not a possession to be prized, it is a quality of thought, a state of mind.”
Daphne du Maurier Quote: “But luxury has never appealed to me, I like simple things, books, being alone, or with somebody who understands.”
Daphne du Maurier Quote: “A bad workman blames his tools.”
Daphne du Maurier Quote: “Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again.”
Daphne du Maurier Quote: “If only there could be an invention that bottled up a memory, like scent. And it never faded, and it never got stale. And then, when one wanted it, the bottle could be uncorked, and it would be like living the moment all over again.”
Daphne du Maurier Quote: “There is no going back in life. There is no return. No second chance.”
Daphne du Maurier Quote: “Dead men tell no tales, Mary.”
Daphne du Maurier Quote: “Men are simpler than you imagine my sweet child. But what goes on in the twisted, tortuous minds of women would baffle anyone.”
Daphne du Maurier Quote: “Happiness happens when you fit with your life, when you fit so harmoniously that whatsoever you are doing is your joy. Happiness is not a possession to be prized, it is a quality of thought, a state of mind.”
Daphne du Maurier Quote: “A dreamer, I walked enchanted, and nothing held me back.”
Daphne du Maurier Quote: “Boredom is a pleasing antidote for fear.”
Daphne du Maurier Quote: “If you think I’m one of those people who try to be funny at breakfast you’re wrong. I’m invariably ill-tempered in the early morning.”
Daphne du Maurier Quote: “The road to Manderley lay ahead. There was no moon. The sky above our heads was inky black. But the sky on the horizon was not dark at all. It was shot with crimson, like a splash of blood. And the ashes blew towards us with the salt wind from the sea.”
Daphne du Maurier Quote: “The moment of crisis had come, and I must face it. My old fears, my diffidence, my shyness, my hopeless sense of inferiority, must be conquered now and thrust aside. If I failed now I should fail forever.”
Daphne du Maurier Quote: “Why, he wondered, should he remember her suddenly, on such a day, watching the rain falling on the apple trees?”
Daphne du Maurier Quote: “Because I want to; because I must; because now and forever more this is where I belong to be.”
Daphne du Maurier Quote: “Looking from the window at the fantastic light and colour of my glittering fairy-world of fact that holds no tenderness, no quietude, I long suddenly for peace, for understanding.”
Daphne du Maurier Quote: “I wondered how many people there were in the world who suffered, and continued to suffer, because they could not break out from their own web of shyness and reserve, and in their blindness and folly built up a great distorted wall in front of them that hid the truth.”
Daphne du Maurier Quote: “I wish I was a woman of about thirty-six dressed in black satin with a string of pearls.”
Daphne du Maurier Quote: “When one is writing a novel in the first person, one must be that person.”
Daphne du Maurier Quote: “I thought of all those heroines of fiction who looked pretty when they cried, and what a contrast I must make with a blotched and swollen face, and red rims to my eyes.”
Daphne du Maurier Quote: “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?”
Daphne du Maurier Quote: “Every moment was a precious thing, having in it the essence of finality.”
Daphne du Maurier Quote: “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 Quote: “I believe there is a theory that men and women emerge finer and stronger after suffering, and that to advance in this or any world we must endure ordeal by fire.”
Daphne du Maurier Quote: “I wondered why it was that places are so much lovelier when one is alone.”
Daphne du Maurier Quote: “We are all ghosts of yesterday, and the phantom of tomorrow awaits us alike in sunshine or in shadow, dimly perceived at times, never entirely lost.”
Daphne du Maurier Quote: “We’re not meant for happiness, you and I.”
Daphne du Maurier Quote: “Will you look into my eyes and tell me that you love me now?”
Daphne du Maurier Quote: “We know one another. This is the present. There is no past and no future. Here I am washing my hands, and the cracked mirror shows me to myself, suspended as it were, in time; this is me, this moment will not pass.”
Daphne du Maurier Quote: “I could not ask for forgiveness for something I had not done. As scapegoat, I could only bear the fault.”
Daphne du Maurier Quote: “I had build up false pictures in my mind and sat before them. I had never had the courage to demand the truth.”
Daphne du Maurier Quote: “Life and death do not wait for legal action.”
Daphne du Maurier Quote: “It wouldn’t make for sanity would it, living with the devil.”
Daphne du Maurier Quote: “Writers should be read, but neither seen nor heard.”
Daphne du Maurier Quote: “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 Quote: “Here was the freedom I desired, long sought-for, not yet known Freedom to write, to walk, to wander, freedom to climb hills, to pull a boat, to be alone.”
Daphne du Maurier Quote: “You had to endure something yourself before it touched you.”
Daphne du Maurier Quote: “Life was a series of greetings and farewells, one was always saying good-bye to something, to someone.”
Daphne du Maurier Quote: “I held out my arms to him and he came to me like a child.”
Daphne du Maurier Quote: “I have no talent for making new friends, but oh such genius for fidelity to old ones.”
Daphne du Maurier Quote: “This house sheltered us, we spoke, we loved within those walls. That was yesterday. To-day we pass on, we see it no more, and we are different, changed in some infinitesimal way. We can never be quite the same again.”
Daphne du Maurier Quote: “Women want love to be a novel, men a short story.”
Daphne du Maurier Quote: “When she smiled it was as though she embraced the world.”
Daphne du Maurier Quote: “No, Mary had no illusions about romance. Falling in love was a pretty name for it, that was all.”
Daphne du Maurier Quote: “The trouble is, walking in Venice becomes compulsive once you start. Just over the next bridge, you say, and then the next one beckons.”
Daphne du Maurier Quote: “People who travel are always fugitives.”
Daphne du Maurier Quote: “The point is, life has to be endured, and lived. But how to live it is the problem.”
Daphne du Maurier Quote: “Time will mellow it, make it a moment for laughter. But now it was not funny, now I did not laugh. It was not the future, it was the present. It was too vivid and too real.”
Daphne du Maurier Quote: “All whispers and echoes from a past that is gone teem into the sleeper’s brain, and he is with them, and part of them.”
PREV 1 2 NEXT
Happiness Quotes
Mind Quotes
Firsts Quotes
Romance Quotes
Motivational Quotes
Inspirational Entrepreneurship Quotes
Positive Quotes
Startup Quotes
Albert Einstein Quotes
Success Quotes
Steve Jobs Quotes
Inspirational Quotes

Beautiful Wallpapers and Images

We hope you enjoyed our collection of 60 free pictures with Daphne du Maurier Quotes.

All of the images on this page were created with QuoteFancy Studio.

Use QuoteFancy Studio to create high-quality images for your desktop backgrounds, blog posts, presentations, social media, videos, posters and more.

Learn more