dodie smith Quotes

Noble deeds and hot baths are the best cures for depression.

- Dodie Smith

When I imagine changing places with her I get the feeling I do on finishing a novel with a brick-wall happy ending---I mean the kind of ending when you never think any more about the characters.

- Dodie Smith

That little glow of comfort lasted me right through the evening but was gone when I woke up next morning. Wakings are the worst times--almost before my eyes are open a great weight seems to roll on to my heart.

- Dodie Smith

And who says you always have to understand things? You can like them without understanding them -- like 'em better sometimes.

- Dodie Smith

I have found that sitting in a place where you have never sat before can be inspiring.

- Dodie Smith

When I read a book, I put in all the imagination I can, so that it is almost like writing the book as well as reading it - or rather, it is like living it. It makes reading so much more exciting

- Dodie Smith

...[P]erhaps it is the loving that counts, not the being loved in return---that perhaps true loving can never know anything but happiness.

- Dodie Smith

Noble deeds and hot baths are the best cures for depression.

- Dodie Smith

No, that was my privilege.

- Dodie Smith

Only half a page left now. Shall I fill it with 'I love you, I love you'-- like father's page of cats on the mat? No. Even a broken heart doesn't warrant a waste of good paper.

- Dodie Smith

You focus on telling stories,
we do everything else.