Dodie Smith Quotes

Top 100 wise famous quotes and sayings by Dodie Smith

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Dodie Smith quotes: How can a young man like to wear a beard? How can a young man like to wear a beard?
Dodie Smith quotes: Why is summer mist romantic and autumn mist just sad? Why is summer mist romantic and autumn mist just sad?
Dodie Smith quotes: The way one's mind can dash about just while one opens a window. The way one's mind can dash about just while one opens a window.
Dodie Smith quotes: Topaz is beautiful - largely because of the strangeness of her face. Topaz is beautiful - largely because of the strangeness of her face.
Dodie Smith quotes: The tea was a comfort - and by that time I more than needed comfort. The tea was a comfort - and by that time I more than needed comfort.
Dodie Smith quotes: It was wonderful, of course ham with mustard is a meal of glory. It was wonderful, of course
ham with mustard is a meal of glory.
Dodie Smith quotes: It is rather exciting to write by moonlight. It is rather exciting to write by moonlight.
Dodie Smith quotes: Perhaps if I make myself write I shall find out what is wrong with me. Perhaps if I make myself write I shall find out what is wrong with me.
Dodie Smith quotes: How I wish I lived in a Jane Austen novel! How I wish I lived in a Jane Austen novel!
Dodie Smith quotes: It is the still, yellow kind of afternoon when one is apt to get stuck in a dream if one sits very quiet It is the still, yellow kind of afternoon when one is apt to get stuck in a dream if one sits very quiet
Dodie Smith quotes: For I know I shall be interrupted I shall want to be, really, because life is too exciting to sit still for long. For I know I shall be interrupted
I shall want to be, really, because life is too exciting to sit still for long.
Dodie Smith quotes: While I have been writing I have lived in the past, the light of it has been all around me ... While I have been writing I have lived in the past, the light of it has been all around me ...
Dodie Smith quotes: She will want things to stay just as they are. She will never have the fun of hoping something wonderful and exiting may be just around the corner. She will want things to stay just as they are. She will never have the fun of hoping something wonderful and exiting may be just around the corner.
Dodie Smith quotes: I still didn't believe him. And for the moment, I didn't much care one way or the other. My whole mind had swung back to Simon. I still didn't believe him. And for the moment, I didn't much care one way or the other. My whole mind had swung back to Simon.
Dodie Smith quotes: The thought was horrible, yet fascinating. The thought was horrible, yet fascinating.
Dodie Smith quotes: Extreme happiness invites religion almost as much as extreme misery. Extreme happiness invites religion almost as much as extreme misery.
Dodie Smith quotes: Oh, I have just had an idea - after tea I shall attack myself with sandpaper. Oh, I have just had an idea - after tea I shall attack myself with sandpaper.
Dodie Smith quotes: I like seeing people when they can't see me. I like seeing people when they can't see me.
Dodie Smith quotes: Long prayers are like nagging. Long prayers are like nagging.
Dodie Smith quotes: And no bathroom on earth will make up for marrying a bearded man you hate. And no bathroom on earth will make up for marrying a bearded man you hate.
Dodie Smith quotes: Stew's so comforting on a rainy day. Stew's so comforting on a rainy day.
Dodie Smith quotes: It seemed an awful waste that we weren't in love with each other. It seemed an awful waste that we weren't in love with each other.
Dodie Smith quotes: With stories even a page can take me hours, but the truth seems to flow out as fast as I can get it down. With stories even a page can take me hours, but the truth seems to flow out as fast as I can get it down.
Dodie Smith quotes: I'm convinced England's overflowing with eccentric people, places, happenings. Indeed, you might say eccentricity's normal in England. I'm convinced England's overflowing with eccentric people, places, happenings. Indeed, you might say eccentricity's normal in England.
Dodie Smith quotes: Perhaps what you call conventionality, I call decency. Perhaps what you call conventionality, I call decency.
Dodie Smith quotes: I had found out in that glittering corridor off the ballroom that being with him could be more painful than being away from him. I had found out in that glittering corridor off the ballroom that being with him could be more painful than being away from him.
Dodie Smith quotes: I love you, I love you, I love you. ~Cassandra I love you, I love you, I love you. ~Cassandra
Dodie Smith quotes: There's nothing more, except that I usually sit down until the flames die down and try to think myself back into the past. There's nothing more, except that I usually sit down until the flames die down and try to think myself back into the past.
Dodie Smith quotes: If you love people, you take them on trust. If you love people, you take them on trust.
Dodie Smith quotes: Ham with mustard is a meal of glory Ham with mustard is a meal of glory
Dodie Smith quotes: Only the margin left to write on now. I love you, I love you, I love you. Only the margin left to write on now. I love you, I love you, I love you.
Dodie Smith quotes: And suddenly all the puppies were her puppies; she was their mother - just as Pongo had felt he was their father. And suddenly all the puppies were her puppies; she was their mother - just as Pongo had felt he was their father.
Dodie Smith quotes: Noble deeds and hot baths are the best cures for depression. Noble deeds and hot baths are the best cures for depression.
Dodie Smith quotes: It was a rather dreadful thought but somehow comforting. It was a rather dreadful thought but somehow comforting.
Dodie Smith quotes: I could look at stationers' shops forever and ever. I could look at stationers' shops forever and ever.
Dodie Smith quotes: I have found that sitting in a place where you have never sat before can be inspiring. I have found that sitting in a place where you have never sat before can be inspiring.
Dodie Smith quotes: A loss of sensibility follows a loss of innocence, at once a penalty and a compensation. A loss of sensibility follows a loss of innocence, at once a penalty and a compensation.
Dodie Smith quotes: But it is always dreadful when the pictures in front of one's eyes become meaningless and the real word is there instead and seems meaningless, too. But it is always dreadful when the pictures in front of one's eyes become meaningless and the real word is there instead and seems meaningless, too.
Dodie Smith quotes: Was I the only woman in the world who, at my age - and after a lifetime of quite rampant independence - still did not quite feel grown up? Was I the only woman in the world who, at my age - and after a lifetime of quite rampant independence - still did not quite feel grown up?
Dodie Smith quotes: Incidentally, I never felt less brisk in my life, because being looked at like that makes a person feel dizzy. Incidentally, I never felt less brisk in my life, because being looked at like that makes a person feel dizzy.
Dodie Smith quotes: I really am just as discontented, but I don't seem to notice it so much. I really am just as discontented, but I don't seem to notice it so much.
Dodie Smith quotes: Truthfulness so often goes with ruthlessness. Truthfulness so often goes with ruthlessness.
Dodie Smith quotes: I heard Molly say, 'Our Mouse is a hundred miles away.' But I wasn't as far away as that; I was in a dimly lit street somewhere in Hampstead. I heard Molly say, 'Our Mouse is a hundred miles away.' But I wasn't as far away as that; I was in a dimly lit street somewhere in Hampstead.
Dodie Smith quotes: I wasn't merely remembering, it seemed to be trapped inside my eyelids. I wasn't merely remembering, it seemed to be trapped inside my eyelids.
Dodie Smith quotes: Father says hot water can be as stimulating as an alcoholic drink and though I never come by one ... I can well believe it. Father says hot water can be as stimulating as an alcoholic drink and though I never come by one ... I can well believe it.
Dodie Smith quotes: The vague expression was gone from his eyes - I had a feeling it was gone forever. The vague expression was gone from his eyes - I had a feeling it was gone forever.
Dodie Smith quotes: Even a broken heart doesn't warrant a waste of good paper. Even a broken heart doesn't warrant a waste of good paper.
Dodie Smith quotes: I have noticed that when things happen in one's imaginings, they never happen in one's life, so I am curbing myself. I have noticed that when things happen in one's imaginings, they never happen in one's life, so I am curbing myself.
Dodie Smith quotes: God - it's merely shorthand for where we come from, where we're going and what it's all about God - it's merely shorthand for where we come from, where we're going and what it's all about
Dodie Smith quotes: I could marry the Devil himself if he had some money. I could marry the Devil himself if he had some money.
Dodie Smith quotes: said, "because he was at the British Museum. said, "because he was at the British Museum.
Dodie Smith quotes: Sometimes [the expression] old age has a kind of harrowing beauty. But elderly - ugh! Sometimes [the expression] old age has a kind of harrowing beauty. But elderly - ugh!
Dodie Smith quotes: Miserable people cannot afford to dislike each other Miserable people cannot afford to dislike each other
Dodie Smith quotes: Topaz was wonderfully patient - but sometimes I wonder if it is not only patience, but also a faint resemblance to cows. Topaz was wonderfully patient - but sometimes I wonder if it is not only patience, but also a faint resemblance to cows.
Dodie Smith quotes: There is something revolting about the way girls' minds so often jump to marriage long before they jump to love. There is something revolting about the way girls' minds so often jump to marriage long before they jump to love.
Dodie Smith quotes: They said this flat was converted but I think its still heathen They said this flat was converted but I think its still heathen
Dodie Smith quotes: I am a restlessness inside a stillness inside a restlessness. I am a restlessness inside a stillness inside a restlessness.
Dodie Smith quotes: Simon: You always were wise beyond your years. Cassandra: No I wasn't. I used to be consciously naive. Simon: You always were wise beyond your years.
Cassandra: No I wasn't. I used to be consciously naive.
Dodie Smith quotes: But the happiness you hoped to win for me will never be mine. But the happiness you hoped to win for me will never be mine.
Dodie Smith quotes: The Devil's out of fashion. The Devil's out of fashion.