Agatha Christie Quotes

45 Agatha Christie quotes:

"The secret of getting ahead is getting started."
"Sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely , racked with sorrow, but through it all I still know quite certainly that just being alive is a grand thing."
Author: Christie Quotes Category: Sorrow Quotes
"The best time to plan a book is while you're doing the dishes."
"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."
"Where large sums of money are concerned, it is advisable to trust nobody."
"Every murderer is probably somebody's old friend."
"These little grey cells. It is up to them."
"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."
"There is nothing so dangerous for anyone who has something to hide as conversation! A human being, Hastings, cannot resist the opportunity to reveal himself and express his personality which conversation gives him. Every time he will give himself away."
"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
"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."
"But surely for everything you have to love you have to pay some price."
"Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it."
"I like living. I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutelymiserable, racked with sorrow, but through it all I still know quitecertainly that just to be alive is a grand thing."
"Dogs are wise. They crawl away into a quiet corner and lick their wounds and do not rejoin the world until they are whole once more."
"Crime is terribly revealing. Try and vary your methods as you will, your tastes, your habits, your attitude of mind, and your soul is revealed by your actions."
"But surely for everything you love you have to pay some price"
Author: Christie Quotes Category: Business Quotes
"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
"Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it"
Author: Christie Quotes Category: Advice Quotes

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