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I learned everything I know about plot from Dame Agatha (Christie).
CONNIE WILLIS
Agatha Christie has given more pleasure in bed than any other woman.
NANCY BANKS SMITH
There must be some connection between the general nullity of Christie's prose and the tendency of he...
CHRISTOPHER HITCHENS
Before I came to England, my favorite authors were P. G. Wodehouse and Agatha Christie. I used to de...
SALMAN RUSHDIE
I absolutely adore Agatha Christie; so much so that when I received a kitten for my Christmas presen...
KIMBERLEY NIXON
I've always had a great fondness for English detective fiction such as Agatha Christie and Dorot...
KAZUO ISHIGURO
I used to joke that I came to England - not to the U.S. where most Koreans go - because I like Arthu...
HA-JOON CHANG
Agatha Christie n. A silent, putrid fart committed by someone in this very room...
VIZ
Poetry is not the most important thing in life... I'd much rather lie in a hot bath reading Agatha C...
DYLAN THOMAS
its not whats in the outside that Matters its whats in the inside that Counts.
NADIRA AHMED
Intuition is like reading a word without having to spell it out. A child can't do that because it ha...
AGATHA CHRISTIE
Agatha Christie holds special personal memories for me because my mum, a television producer called ...
SAMANTHA BOND
He rose, placed another small log on the fire, sat back down in his armchair, and opened his book. DAVID BALDACCI I really cannot understand the point of what you're saying. Really,' said Clotilde, looking at her. ...
AGATHA CHRISTIE
It was like an Agatha Christie thriller, trying to work out who this man was.
BARRY CRYER
The queen of crime, Agatha Christie, was always more concerned about the clockwork cleverness of the...
CHRISTOPHER FOWLER
Use that fluff of yours you call a brain.
AGATHA CHRISTIE
Agatha Christie's writing is incredibly skillful because her books are incredibly intellectually...
SOPHIE HANNAH
Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.
LEO TOLSTOY
All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way
LEO NIKOLAEVICH TOLSTOY
All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.
LEO TOLSTOY
Simply put, you believe that things or people make you unhappy, but this is not accurate. You make y...
WAYNE DYER
There's always some aftermath, good and bad, makes-me-happy or makes-me-unhappy, for anything we cho...
RICHARD BACH
I really didn't consider myself happy or unhappy.
BOB DYLAN
All happy families resemble one another, each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.
LEO TOLSTOY
People with a grudge against the world are always dangerous. They seem to think life owes them somet...
AGATHA CHRISTIE
It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy...
DALE CARNEGIE
It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you h...
DALE CARNEGIE
It isn't what you have or who you are or where you are or what you are doing that makes you happy or...
DALE CARNEGIE
Why didn't they ask the Evans?
AGATHA CHRISTIE
All happy families are alike, but an unhappy family is unhappy after its own fashion.
LEO TOLSTOY
I read two mysteries a day when I was a kid. All of Agatha Christie, all of 'Sherlock Holmes....
MAUREEN JOHNSON
You must be uncomfortable when those around you are unhappy; when you ease their discomfort, you are...
ATHARVA VEDA
It is up to you to make yourself happy. No one can make you unhappy unless you let them.
VIKRANT PARSAI
You must be uncomfortable when those around you are unhappy; when you ease their discomfort, you are...
ATHARVA VEDA
I have never been able to read Agatha Christie - the pleasure is purely in the puzzle, and the reade...
A. S. BYATT
Put that in your mustache and smoke it.
AGATHA CHRISTIE
Very happy or unhappy, people disappear.
AMANDA CRAIG
Try as I might, Agatha Christie is unique. The actual writing style can't be exactly the same, s...
SOPHIE HANNAH
It wasn't about being happy or unhappy. I just didn't want to be me anymore.
SARAH DESSEN
Nobody has ever written as many enjoyable, fun-to-read crime novels as Agatha Christie. It's all...
SOPHIE HANNAH
Happy or unhappy, families are all mysterious.
GLORIA STEINEM
I don't know whats better gettin laid or gettin paid.
KANYE WEST
I don't know whats better gettin laid or gettin paid.
KANYE WEST
I don't whats better gettin laid or gettin paid.
KANYE WEST
If you are happy, you can give happiness. If you don't love yourself and if you are unhappy with...
GISELE BUNDCHEN
Money never prevented anyone from being happy or unhappy
EDDIE BARCLAY
Even if you're unhappy, just pretend that you're happy. Eventually, your smile will be conta...
EVANGELINE LILLY
I've always been a secret locked-room fanatic. I read my first one when I was about ten or 11, A...
ADRIAN MCKINTY
I understand that we cannot make other people happy when they are unhappy.
AUDREY TAUTOU
No one should ever ask themselves that: why am I unhappy? The question carries within it the virus t...
PAULO COELHO
I just want you to know that where ever life takes you, I'll always be happy for you as long as its ...
JONATHAN ANTHONY BURKETT
I always read a lot as a kid and I'd spend long periods of time in my room reading... I wasn'...
MICHAEL RIEDEL
The only thing that makes your enemies jealous is when they see you happy and enjoying yourself...
VARSHA RAMESH
To be happy, you have to risk being unhappy.
OGWO DAVID EMENIKE
They come to me when they're happy or unhappy, or want something different.
JULIE WEBER
Why, thank you, Christie,
PATRICIA DUNN
You can't be happy unless you're unhappy sometimes".
LAUREN OLIVER
Rest assured," said Hercule Poirot. "I am the best!
AGATHA CHRISTIE
The happy have whole days,
and those they choose.
The unhappy have but hours,
and tho...
COLLEY CIBBER
I believe in common sense. I don't believe in the confusion this world has created. Religion has tur...
NERISSA IRVING
When you're unhappy, I guess everything in the world - reading, eating, sleeping - has something bur...
NICK HORNBY
The inner speech, your thoughts, can cause you to be rich or poor, loved or unloved, happy or unhapp...
RALPH CHARELL
I think what I love about the documentary process is that you bring yourself to the documentary. And...
SOLEDAD O'BRIEN
Oh, I wouldn't say Love always makes you happy. Sometimes it makes you incredibly sad.
RICK RIORDAN
I believe in common sense. I don't believe in the confusion this world has created. Religion has tur...
NERISSA IRVING
I want to tell women that you need to love yourself and make yourself a priority. It's only when...
BIPASHA BASU
Each morning when I open my eyes I say to myself: I, not events, have the power to make me happy or ...
GROUCHO MARX
People say there are thousands of options we have in life. I say we have only two: we can either be ...
PAWAN MISHRA
I spent a lot of time at my grandparents in the school holidays, and the only books in the house wer...
VAL MCDERMID
I don't like driving very much. That makes me very unhappy, because I scream a lot in the car, but o...
WHOOPI GOLDBERG
I think you are wrong to want a heart. It makes most people unhappy. If you only knew it, you are in...
L. FRANK BAUM
It is your character, and your character alone, that will make your life happy or unhappy. That is a...
RANDOM HOUSE
Vi pripadate Ligi naroda?
-Ja pripadam cijelom svijetu, madame, reče Poirot dramatično.
AGATHA CHRISTIE
And yet," said Poirot, "suppose an accident-"
"Ah, no, my friend-"
"From your point of vie...
AGATHA CHRISTIE
It is fate that I am here,' George persisted, 'but you can call it Italy if it makes you less unhapp...
E.M. FORSTER
If you're not happy with yourself, how can you even begin to figure out if another person makes you ...
S.A. TAWKS
Never explain yourself to anyone. You don’t need anyone’s approval.Live your life with confidenc...
DR ANIL KUMAR SINHA
I love writing. It makes me so happy.
QUIARA ALEGRIA HUDES
To be truly happy and fulfilled, you must be working toward accomplishing something that is bigger t...
BRIAN TRACY
There’s nothing that makes you more insane than family. Or more happy. Or more exasperated. Or mor...
JIM BUTCHER
If you can learn to love yourself and all the flaws, you can love other people so much better. And t...
KRISTIN CHENOWETH
If you are happy, you will find everything or everyone happy around you and how to make yourself hap...
SUPERNA BATHEJA
I look at what I have and think myself unhappy; others look at what I have and think me happy
JOSEPH ROUX
If you want to be a real human being - a real woman, a real man - you cannot tolerate things which p...
STEPHANE HESSEL
Whats the point of changing everything about your lover? you dont love them entirely for who they ar...
AMIR RIVEROLL
Facebook keeps asking whats on my mind, i just keep posting : you wouldnt wanna know dat
OLASOT
It's going to continue to make realtors very happy. I haven't seen any unhappy people in that indust...
AL PARISH
Yet the great “Why?” always at the center of the little “whats” and “hows” that makes re...
WALTER VAN TILBURG CLARK
Night is beautiful when you are happy--comforting when you are in grief--terrible when you are lonel...
L.M. MONTGOMERY
I have been very happy, very rich, very beautiful much adulated, very famous and very unhappy
BRIGITTE BARDOT
Happiness is largely a matter of self-hypnotism. You can think yourself happy or you can think yours...
DOROTHY DIX
When I have been unhappy, I have heard an opera... and it seemed the shrieking of winds; when I am h...
JOHN RUSKIN
My whole mentality is that I eat what I want within moderation, and I have a little bit of everythin...
NINA DOBREV
Tears aren't a sign of weakness, you cry when your happy and you cry when your sad. Whats realy weak...
MONICA KEILANI M-P
I am never unhappy, you can achieve that as well.
BYRON KATIE
I think it's not inaccurate to say that I had a perfectly happy childhood during which I was ver...
JOSS WHEDON
Everyone deserves a second chance in life - EVERYONE, I said.... No matter how much they have messed...
FEMALE IMAGINATION
“Every time you try to conform to other people’s expectations you are unhappy. When you are who ...
DHAMMIKA DHARMAWARDHANE
You know, I do not know, I just want to date someone who makes me happy.
CAPRICE BOURRET

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Curious things, habits. People themselves never knew they had them.
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I like living. I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable, racked with sorrow, bu...
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The happy people are failures because they are on such good terms with themselves they don't giv...
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Every murderer is probably somebody's old friend.
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There is nothing more thrilling in this world, I think, than having a child that is yours, and yet i...
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I don't think necessity is the mother of invention. Invention, in my opinion, arises directly fr...
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I married an archaeologist because the older I grow, the more he appreciates me.
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Poirot," I said. "I have been thinking."
"An admirable exercise my friend. Continue it.
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Instinct is a marvelous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
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The young people think the old people are fools -- but the old people know the young people are fool...
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I think I said that every generation had its weaklings--that that was one of the penalties of greatn...
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It is so unkind--' 'Perhaps. But sometimes a compulsion comes over one to speak the truth!
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Ye Gods and Little Fishes," said Sir Henry, "can it be? George, it's my own particular, one and only...
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Why didn't they ask the Evans?
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It can happen that if anyone is talking to a person they know cannot see well, they are careless. Th...
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I gather," he added, "that you've never had much time to study the classics?"
"That is so."
AGATHA CHRISTIE
Rest assured," said Hercule Poirot. "I am the best!
AGATHA CHRISTIE
One little Indian left all alone, he went out and hanged himself and then there were none.
AGATHA CHRISTIE
At the small table, sitting very upright, was one of the ugliest old ladies he had ever seen. It was...
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You've a pretty good nerve," said Ratchett. "Will twenty thousand dollars tempt you?"

It ...
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I've always believed in writing without a collaborator, because where two people are writing the sam...
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I specialize in murders of quiet, domestic interest.
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A Murder is Announced
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If you confront anyone who has lied with the truth, he will usually admit it - often out of sheer su...
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I never gossip - but after all, a tongue is given one to speak with, and I'm not deaf mute.
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From what you read and hear nowadays, it seems that murder under certain aspects is slowly but surel...
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The past is the father of the present,” said Poirot sententiously. He
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It was not unknown in the present age for children to commit crimes, quite young children. Children ...
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There is always a brave new world,” said Poirot, “but only, you know, for very special people. T...
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Many homicidal lunatics are very quiet, unassuming people. Delightful fellows.
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All the same, lots of women buy their clothes in Paris, and have not, on that account, necessarily p...
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the horror of sitting at a tea table, looking across at my best loved friend, and suddenly realising...
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Who can tell? It may be that there must always be growth - and that if one does not grow kinder and ...
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An appreciative listener is always stimulating.
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This was genius at close quarters, and genius had that something above normal in it that was a great...
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once a weak person gets really frightened, they get quite savage with terror and they’ve no self-c...
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People in the dark are quite different, aren’t they?
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One is alone when the last one who remembers is gone.
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People with a grudge against the world are always dangerous. They seem to think life owes them somet...
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But I know human nature, my friend, and I tell you that, suddenly confronted with the possibility of...
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People should be interested in books, not their authors.
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The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appear...
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Everything that has existed, lingers in the Eternity.
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It is ridiculous to set a detective story in New York City. New York City is itself a detective stor...
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One doesn't recognize the really important moments in one's life until it's too late.
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Any woman can fool a man if she wants to and if he's in love with her.
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Everything must be taken into account. If the fact will not fit the theory---let the theory go.
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بينما تمضي الحياة ، ويصبح من المرهق الحفاظ على الشخصية ...
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She's not sensual. She doesn't want affairs. It's just cold-blooded experiment on her part and the f...
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It often seems to me that's all detective work is, wiping out your false starts and beginning again....
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Whether he acted rightly or not, I have never been sure. It was the future of a child that was at st...
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Use your little grey cells mon ami"
(Hercule Poirot in 'The Mysterious Affair At Styles')
- AGATHA CHRISTIE
It's extraordinary, the amount of misunderstandings there are even between two people who discuss a ...
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When you find that people are not telling you the truth---look out!
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Use that fluff of yours you call a brain.
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If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it ...
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I have always admired the Esquimaux (Eskimos). One fine day a delicious meal is cooked for dear old ...
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But it is always interesting when one doesn't see,' she added. 'If you don't see what a thing means,...
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was suspicious, had always been suspicious, of mercy—too much mercy, that is to say. Too much merc...
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May your moustaches never grow less.
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...A brave new world. There isn't anything really like that, is there?"
"You don't believe in i...
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You want beauty,” said Hercule Poirot. “Beauty at any price. For me, it is truth I want. Always ...
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The past is the father of the present.
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The best time for planning a book is while you're doing the dishes.
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One does feel proud to belong to the human race when one sees the wonderful things human beings have...
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On ülisuur viga lasta inimesel näha või kuulda valel ajal. Enamiku inimeste jaoks kaotab Shakespe...
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Oh, you still don’t understand,’ he said impatiently. ‘I’ve fallen in love with her, and I...
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The position of women, over the years, has definitely changed for the worse. we women have behaved l...
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Some of us, in the words of the divine Greta Garbo, want to be alone.
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I know enough of life to know that you can never judge any case on its outside merits.
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Evil is not any superhuman, but it is HUMAN.
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As you yourself have said, what other explanation can there be?'

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Ah, I see you are an actress, Miss Marple, as well as an avenger.
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One does not like to make definite assertions unless one has a little more definite knowledge.
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She was quite a kindly woman. What she said at the last in the kitchen was quite true. ‘I didn’t...
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To every problem, there is a most simple solution.
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Alas," murmured Poirot to his mustaches, "that one can only eat three times a day ...
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Everyone likes talking about himself. - Hercule Poirot
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One must make one's own mistakes
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Courage is the resolution to face the unforeseen.
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Fear is incomplete knowledge
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Poirot's eyes opened. "That is great ferocity," he said.

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Vi pripadate Ligi naroda?
-Ja pripadam cijelom svijetu, madame, reče Poirot dramatično.
AGATHA CHRISTIE
And yet," said Poirot, "suppose an accident-"
"Ah, no, my friend-"
"From your point of vie...
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Then there are some minor points that strike me as suggestive - for instance, the position of Mrs. H...
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It's a rotten job, but somebody's got to do it.
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The truth must be quite plain, if one could just clear away the litter.
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To rush into explanations is always a sign of weakness.
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The best time to plan a book is while you're doing the dishes.
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I have enjoyed greatly the second blooming... suddenly you find - at the age of 50, say - that a who...
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I often wonder why the whole world is so prone to generalise. Generalisations are seldom if ever tru...
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Very few of us are what we seem.
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One of the luckiest things that can happen to you in life is, I think, to have a happy childhood.
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The human mind prefers to be spoon-fed with the thoughts of others, but deprived of such nourishment...
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Evil is not something superhuman, it's something less than human.
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Sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely , racked with sorrow, but through it all I still know q...
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There's too much tendency to attribute to God the evils that man does of his own free will.
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Such nice people, the Hillingdons, though she's not really very easy to know, is she? I mean, she's ...
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With more insight into the English character, I poured out a stiff whisky and soda and placed it in ...
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Everything is possible, isn't it? The world soon teaches one that!
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I mean that success has come early. And that is dangerous. Always dangerous.
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Mrs. Baker's social manner was almost robotlike in its perfection. All her comments and remarks were...
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For somewhere," said Poirot to himself, indulging in an absolute riot of mixed metaphors, "there is ...
AGATHA CHRISTIE
You gave too much rein to your imagination. Imagination is a good servant, and a bad master. The sim...
AGATHA CHRISTIE
What I feel is that if one has got to have a murder actually happening in one's house, one might as ...
AGATHA CHRISTIE
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You are not the happy, unthinking child you have always appeared to be, accepting everything at its ...
AGATHA CHRISTIE
No sign, so far, of anything sinister—but I live in hope.
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One gets infected, it is true, by the style of a work that one has been reading.
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One must have common sense, nothing is permanent, nothing endures. I have come to the conclusion tha...
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There speaks the passion and the rebellion that go with red hair. My second wife had red hair. She w...
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they are only full of pity for the young killer, because of his youth. Why should they not execute h...
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There is no greater mistake in life than seeing things or hearing them at the wrong time. Shakespear...
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Sometimes, as a great treat, I was allowed to remove Nursie's snowy ruffled cap. Without it, she som...
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Long walks are off, and alas, bathing in the sea; fillet steaks and apples and raw blackberries (tee...
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I successfully chloroformed a hedgehog that was entangled in the tennis net and so managed to releas...
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Belgian stranger—all
AGATHA CHRISTIE
In fact,' said Poirot, 'she stabbed him in the dark, not realising that he was dead already, but som...
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Because, you see, if the man were an invention—a fabrication—how much easier to make him disappe...
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All around us are people, of all classes, of all nationalities, of all ages. For three days these pe...
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Her account is that she tried to get out of having to read it, but it was no use."
"And that's ...
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And then the lights came on and suddenly it was all as usual - I don't mean really as usual, but we ...
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Just look, Letty.” Miss Blacklock looked. Her eyebrows went up. She threw a quick scrutinizing gla...
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Of course, if you’ve made up your mind about it, you’ll find an answer to everything.
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In an English village, you turn over a stone and have no idea what will crawl out.
Miss Marple
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I am all that there is of the most real.
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What good is money if it can't buy happiness?
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You surprise me, Hastings. Do you not know that all celebrated detectives have brothers who would be...
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I live now on borrowed time, waiting in the anteroom for the summons that will inevitably come. And ...
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Every murderer is probably somebody's old friend.
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Crime is terribly revealing. Try and vary your methods as you will, your tastes, your habits, your a...
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I don't think necessity is the mother of invention - invention, in my opinion, arises directly from ...
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I like life. I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable, racked with sorrow, but ...
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Curious things, habits. People themselves never knew they had them.
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Elephants can remember, but we are human beings and mercifully human beings can forget.
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One of the saddest things in life, is the things one remembers.
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It is completely unimportant. That is why it is so interesting!
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If one sticks too rigidly to one's principles, one would hardly see anybody,
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Dogs are wise. They crawl away into a quiet corner and lick their wounds and do not rejoin the world...
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Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
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Evil is not something superhuman, it's something less than human.
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The best time to plan a book is while you're doing the dishes.
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I live now on borrowed time, waiting in the anteroom for the summons that will inevitably come. And ...
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Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it
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The happy people are failures because they are on such good terms with themselves they don't give a ...
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Curious things, habits. People themselves never know they have them.
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They tried to be too clever---and that was their undoing.
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Everything that has existed, lingers in the Eternity
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I like to see an angry Englishman," said Poirot. "They are very amusing. The more emotional they fee...
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The body—the cage—is everything of the most respectable—but through the bars, the wild animal ...
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The expected has happened, and when the expected happens, it always causes me emotion.
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My flute, M. Poirot, is my oldest companion. When everything else fails, music remains.
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Sometimes I feel sure he is as mad as a hatter and then, just as he is at his maddest, I find there ...
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It is completely unimportant. That is why it is so interesting.
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It takes so little to undermine public confidence in a man.
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Every murderer is probably somebody's old friend
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When it snows, you have two choices: shovel or make snow angels
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But I don't doubt it will be essentially the same type of crime. The details may be different, but t...
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Nature repeats herself more than one would imagine. The sea has infinitely more variety.
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Lies--and again lies--it amazes me, the amount of lies we had told to us this morning."
"There ...
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A great many men are mad, and no one knows it. They do not know it themselves
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