Daphne du Maurier — English Novelist born on May 13, 1907, died on April 19, 1989

Dame Daphne du Maurier, Lady Browning DBE was a British author and playwright... (wikipedia)

Happiness is not a possession to be prized, it is a quality of thought, a state of mind.
Women want love to be a novel, men a short story.
All autobiography is self-indulgent.
Writers should be read, but neither seen nor heard.
When one is writing a novel in the first person, one must be that person.