R.F. Delderfield’s Top 8 Popular and Famous Quotes

Eight of My Favourite R.F. Delderfield Quotes 

Love reading? Then it’s likely you will love a good quote from your favourite author. This article covers R.F. Delderfield’s Top 8 Popular and Famous Quotes that we at Australia Unwrapped have collected from some of his greatest works. R.F. Delderfield quotes to remember and here you will find 8 of the best. A memorable quote can stay with you and can be used along your journey. Choosing R.F. Delderfield’s top 8 quotes is not easy, but here they are:

Popular Quotes

“briefly how she had managed to unlock the back door and why she should have seemed so resentful of him. She had, he decided, been musing and had made her way to this particular room for that purpose. Her pose over there by the window had betrayed as much and his sudden appearance breaking into her reflections, had startled her, so that, in a sense, her anger had been counterfeit. He remained standing where she had stood, wondering if she would circle the west wing and appear at the crest of the drive, but when he heard or saw something of her he fell to thinking about women in general and his relations with them in the past. His experience with women had been limited but although technically still a virgin he was not altogether innocent. There had been a very forward fourteen-year-old called Cherry, who had lived in an adjoining house in Croydon, when he came home for school holidays and Cherry had succeeded in bewitching but ultimately terrifying him, for one day when they were larking about in the stable behind her house, she had hinted at the mysterious differences between the sexes and when, blushing, he had encouraged her to elaborate, she had promptly hoisted her skirt and pulled down her long cotton drawers, whereupon he had fled as though the Devil was after him and had never sought her company again, although he watched her closely in church on successive Sundays, expecting any moment to see forked lightning descend on her in the middle of ‘For all the Saints’. Then there had been a little clumsy cuddling at Christmas parties, and after that a flaxen-haired girl called Daphne whom he had mooned over as an adolescent and had thought of a good deal in the Transvaal but now he had almost forgotten what Daphne looked like and had not recalled her name until now. Finally there had been an abortive foray”
― R.F. Delderfield, A Horseman Riding By: Three Novels

 “of Number Four. “Well now,” she thought, “things seem to be in a terrible muddle, but there are always the pictures. Whenever things get unbearable I’ll slip down to the Odeon, even if I have to come home before the supporting picture and the news.” Judith returned to the Avenue when she had official confirmation of Tim’s death. She would have returned soon enough in any case, for Maud Somerton engaged a new assistant when Judy put her wedding forward from New Year’s Day to September, on account of the war, and Tim’s enlistment. But now, like everything else, the riding-school business was in the doldrums, and Maud was talking of selling off horses, and economising all round. When she was told that Tim had been drowned in a troopship off the Western Approaches, Judy had been unable to cry. Instead she had saddled up Jason, the big chestnut, and ridden out to the corner of”
― R.F. Delderfield, The Dreaming Suburb

“surely some of a nation’s wealth ought to be ploughed back into its population. From what I’ve seen since I came home precious little of our industrial profits are being invested in the welfare or the fabric of the country. Isn’t a compulsory education the key to a nation’s progress?’ ‘It’s”
― R.F. Delderfield, Long Summer Day

“still thought of him as Jack-o’-Lantern, a soubriquet he had acquired when he eloped with Joanna Swann) was a fine salesman and a very amiable man, and he and George had always seen eye to eye.”
― R.F. Delderfield, Give Us This Day

 “One of these days the entire Western world will grind to a halt, its apparatus clogged with forms, files and memoranda.”
― R.F. Delderfield, To Serve Them All My Days

 “He was thrown from his horse, and Englishman never falls off. ( roughly)”
― R.F. Delderfield

“The best thing for the inside of a man, is the outside of a horse.”
― R.F. Delderfield

 “père was an excitable little man, prone to rush from behind the”
― R.F. Delderfield, To Serve Them All My Days

8 Famous Quotes by Author R.F. Delderfield

8 quotes by R.F. Delderfield there you go! It’s never an easy task picking the best quotations from great writers, so please if you disagree or have more to add, please comment and share your opinions. My 8 greatest R.F. Delderfield quotes will likely be different from yours; however, that’s the best thing about them, each quote can mean something different to each person. So don’t wait, comment and shares your best R.F. Delderfield Quote. 

Dave Peterson

Dave Peterson Passion for adventure and sharing his life long journey with as many others as possible. "What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us." HENRY S. HASKINS

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