Agatha Christie Quotes

45 Agatha Christie quotes:

"Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it"
Author: Christie Quotes Category: Advice Quotes
"Most successes are unhappy. That's why they are successes - they have to reassure themselves about themselves by achieving something that the world will notice."
"An archaeologist is the best husband a woman can have. The older she gets the more interested he is in her."
"I have enjoyed greatly the second blooming that comes when you finish the life of the emotions and of personal relations; and suddenly find - at the age of fifty, say - that a whole new life has opened before you, filled with things you can think about, study, or read about...It is as if a fresh sap of ideas and thoughts was rising in you."
Author: Christie Quotes Category: Emotions Quotes
"Everything that has existed, lingers in the Eternity"
Author: Christie Quotes Category: Eternity Quotes
"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."
Author: Christie Quotes Category: English Writer Quotes Idleness Quotes
"It is ridiculous to set a detective story in New York City. New York City is itself a detective story."
Author: Christie Quotes Category: English Writer Quotes New York Quotes
"It is a curious thought, but it is only when you see people looking ridiculous that you realize just how much you love them."
"There's too much tendency to attribute to God the evils that man does of his own free will."
Author: Christie Quotes Category: English Writer Quotes Free Will Quotes
"Never do anything yourself that others can do for you."
"I've always believed in writing without a collaborator, because where two people are writing the same book, each believes he gets all the worry and only half the royalties."
"One doesn't recognize the really important moments in one's life until it's too late."
"Too much mercy... often resulted in further crimes which were fatal to innocent victims who need not have been victims if justice had been put first and mercy second."
"Very few of us are what we seem."
"The popular idea that a child forgets easily is not an accurate one. Many people go right through life in the grip of an idea which has been impressed on them in very tender years."
"Curious things, habits. People themselves never knew they had them."
"Where large sums of money are concerned, it is advisable to trust nobody."
"Any woman can fool a man if she wants to and if he's in love with her."
"Evil is not something superhuman, it's something less than human."
"If one sticks too rigidly to one's principles, one would hardly see anybody."

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