Quotation Explorer - 'Agatha Christie'

It is romantic, yes,’ agreed Hercule Poirot. ‘It is peaceful. The sun shines. The sea is blue. But you forget, Miss Brewster, there is evil everywhere under the sun’. - Agatha Christie
the elephant can remember. - Agatha Christie
Beneath her self-control, though he did not guess it, was the impatience of the keen brain watching a slower brain laboriously cover the ground it had already traversed in a flash. - Agatha Christie
A man in love is an awful sight. - Agatha Christie
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. - Agatha Christie
I like life. I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable, racked with sorrow, but through it all I still know quite certainly that just to be alive is a grand thing. - Agatha Christie
Everybody said, "Follow your heart". I did, it got broken - Agatha Christie
She didn’t want to die. She couldn’t imagine wanting to die…Death was for—for other people. - Agatha Christie
When the sun shines you cannot see the moon," he said. "But when the sun is gone ah,when the sun is gone. - Agatha Christie
That was what murder was-as easy as that!But afterwards you went on remembering... - Agatha Christie
A mother's love for her child is like nothing else in the world. - Agatha Christie
An archaeologist is the best husband a woman can have. The older she gets, the more interested he is in her. - Agatha Christie
When engaged in eating, the brain should be the servant of the stomach. - Agatha Christie
I think people more often kill those they love than those they hate. Possible because only the people you love can really make life unendurable to you. - Agatha Christie
If one sticks too rigidly to one's principles, one would hardly see anybody. - Agatha Christie
Never do anything yourself that others can do for you. - Agatha Christie
I've always believed in writing without a collaborator, because where two people are writing the same book, each believes he gets all the worries and only half the royalties. - Agatha Christie
You have a great advantage as a writer, Monsieur,' said Poirot. 'You can relieve your feelings by expedient of the printed word. You have the power of the pen over your enemies. - Agatha Christie
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off. - Agatha Christie
Business is based on the well-known principle of supply and demand. You want something, the other man has it. The only thing left to settle is the price. - Agatha Christie
I like living. I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable, racked with sorrow; but through it all I still know quite certainly that just to be alive is a grand thing. - Agatha Christie
I have enjoyed greatly the second blooming... suddenly you find - at the age of 50, say - that a whole new life has opened before you. - Agatha Christie
No country can be described as free- but each has different degrees of bondage. - Agatha Christie
One is alone when the last one who remembers is gone. I have nephews and nieces and kind friends---but there's no one who knew me as a young girl---non one who belongs to the old days. I've been alone for quite a long time now. - Agatha Christie
Plots come to me at such odd moments, when I am walking along the street, or examining a hat shop…suddenly a splendid idea comes into my head. - Agatha Christie
Curious things, habits. People themselves never knew they had them. - Agatha Christie
I live now on borrowed time, waiting in the anteroom for the summons that will inevitably come. And then - I go on to the next thing, whatever it is. One doesn't luckily have to bother about that. - Agatha Christie
Where large sums of money are concerned, it is advisable to trust nobody. - Agatha Christie
Your idea of a woman is someone who gets on a chair and shrieks if she sees a mouse. That's all prehistoric. - Agatha Christie
I should have known when I first saw that picture. For it is a very remarkable picture. It is the picture of a murderess painted by her victim-it is the picture of a girl watching her lover dies. - Agatha Christie
The best time to plan a book is while you're doing the dishes. - Agatha Christie
She's had a long life of experience in noticing evil, fancying evil, suspecting evil and going forth to do battle with evil. - Agatha Christie
Wwhat the hell? Weve all got to die sometime! - Agatha Christie
People more often kill those they love than those they hate. Possibly because only the people you love can really make life unendurable to you. - Agatha Christie
We are ready to despair too soon, we are ready to say, ‘What’s the good of doing anything?’ Hope is the virtue we should cultivate most in this present day and age. - Agatha Christie
Un archeologo è il miglior marito che una donna possa avere: più lei diventa vecchia, più lui s'interessa a lei. - Agatha Christie
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. - Agatha Christie
It is a curious thought, but it is only when you see people looking ridiculous that you realize how much you love them. - Agatha Christie
One can't do anything without a man. Men know so much, and are able to get information in so many ways that are simply impossible to women. - Agatha Christie
One of the luckiest things that can happen to you in life is to have a happy childhood. - Agatha Christie
My flute, M. Poirot, is my oldest companion. When everything else fails, music remains. - Agatha Christie
The best time for planning a book is while you're doing the dishes. - Agatha Christie
Discussions of death and such matters do more to unlock the human tongue than any other subject. - Agatha Christie
[Murder] doesn't concern the victim and the guilty only. It affects the innocent too. You and I are innocent, but the shadow of murder has touched us. We don't know how that shadow is going to affect our lives. - Agatha Christie
One is left with the horrible feeling now that war settles nothing; that to win a war is as disastrous as to lose one. - Agatha Christie
To know when to use the truth is the essence of successful deception - Agatha Christie
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. - Agatha Christie
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