Agatha Christie

55Agatha Christie Quotes

English Writer born on September 15, 1890, died on January 12, 1976

Dame Agatha Mary Clarissa Christie, DBE was an English crime novelist, short story writer, and playwright. She also wrote six romances under the name Mary Westmacott, but she is best known for the 66 detective novels and 14 short story collections that she wrote under her own name, most of which revolve around the investigative work of such characters as Hercule Poirot, Jane Marple, Parker Pyne, Harley Quin/Mr Satterthwaite, and Tommy and Tuppence Beresford. She also wrote the world's longest-running play, The Mousetrap. In 1971, she was made a Dame by Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace for her contribution to literature... (source)

The best time to plan a book is while you're doing the dishes. view quote

Where large sums of money are concerned, it is advisable to trust nobody. view quote

Very few of us are what we seem. view quote

There's too much tendency to attribute to God the evils that man does of his own free will. view quote

An archaeologist is the best husband a woman can have. The older she gets the more interested he is in her. view quote

I don't think necessity is the mother of invention. Invention, in my opinion, arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness - to save oneself trouble. view quote

But surely for everything you have to love you have to pay some price. view quote

Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it. view quote

Evil is not something superhuman, it's something less than human. view quote

One of the luckiest things that can happen to you in life is, I think, to have a happy childhood. view quote

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