Daphne du Maurier Quotes

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All autobiography is self-indulgent.

autobiography

Writers should be read, but neither seen nor heard.
— Daphne du Maurier

writers

I am glad it cannot happen twice, the fever of first love.
— Daphne du Maurier
A character or an idea has to grow like a seed and take possession.

ideas

There is no going back in life.  There is no return.  No second chance.  I cannot call back the spoken word or the accomplished deed.

second chances

A character or an idea has to grow like a seed and take possession...it's something to do with one's own development and passage through life.

writing

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.

yesterday