Agatha Christie

The happy people are failures because they are on such good terms with themselves they don't give a damn.

Agatha Christie


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

 

Agatha Christie


Every murderer is probably somebody's old friend.

 

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


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.

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


Everything that has existed, lingers in the Eternity.

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


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


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

Agatha Christie


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.

Agatha Christie

 

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