Agatha Christie Quotes

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Understand this, I mean to arrive at the truth. The truth, however ugly in itself, is always curious and beautiful to seekers after it.
Agatha Christie (The Murder of Roger Ackroyd, 1926)
It is completely unimportant. . . . That is why it is so interesting.
Agatha Christie (The Murder of Roger Ackroyd, 1926)
It's like all those quiet people, when they do lose their tempers they lose them with a vengeance.
Agatha Christie (The ABC Murders, 1936)
At my time of life, one knows that the worst is usually true.
Agatha Christie (The Murder at the Vicarage, 1930)
In the midst of life, we are in death.
Agatha Christie
Beastly things, teeth.… Give us trouble from the cradle to the grave.
Agatha Christie
He tapped his forehead. "These little grey cells. It is "up to them."
Agatha Christie (The Mysterious Affair at Styles, 1920)
Words, madmoiselle, are only the outer clothing of ideas.
Agatha Christie (The ABC Murders, 1936)
Every murderer is probably somebody's old friend.
Agatha Christie (The Mysterious Affair at Styles, 1920)
It is really a hard life. Men will not be nice to you if you are not good-looking, and women will not be nice to you if you are.
Agatha Christie (The Man in the Brown Suit, 1924)
Instinct is a marvelous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
Agatha Christie (The Mysterious Affair at Styles, 1920)
War settles nothing...to win a war is as disastrous as to lose one!
Agatha Christie (An Autobiography, 1977)
Imagination is a good servant, and a bad master.
Agatha Christie (The Mysterious Affair at Styles, 1920)
I did not deceive you, mon ami. At most, I permitted you to deceive yourself.
Agatha Christie (The Mysterious Affair at Styles, 1920)
With method and logic one can accomplish anything.
Agatha Christie
I have given them life instead of death, freedom instead of the cords of superstition, beauty and truth instead of corruption and exploitation.
Agatha Christie (Akhnaton, 1937)
An archaeologist is the best husband any woman can have; the older she gets, the more interested he is in her.
Agatha Christie
I am not keeping back facts. Every fact that I know is in your possession. You can draw your own deductions from them.
Agatha Christie (The Mysterious Affair at Styles, 1920)
The young people think the old people are fools - but the old people know the young people are fools.
Agatha Christie (The Murder at the Vicarage, 1930)
It is the kind of thing that happens to you when you are stupid... Things go entirely differently from the way you planned them.
Agatha Christie (Death Comes as the End, 1945)
Doctors can do almost anything nowadays, can't they, unless they kill you while they're trying to cure you. 
Agatha Christie
It is a curious thought, but it is only when you see people looking ridiculous that you realize just how much you love them.
Agatha Christie (An Autobiography, 1977)
The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.
Agatha Christie (Murder on the Orient Express, 1934)


Everything must be taken into account. If the fact will not fit the theory - let the theory go.
Agatha Christie (The Mysterious Affair at Styles, 1920)
I have enjoyed greatly the second blooming that comes when you finish the life of the emotions and of personal relations; and suddenly you 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.
Agatha Christie (An Autobiography, 1977)
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.
Agatha Christie (The ABC Murders, 1936)
For in the long run, either through a lie, or through truth, people were bound to give themselves away...
Agatha Christie (After the Funeral, 1953)
I can imagine anything! That's the trouble with me. I can imagine things now — this minute. I could even make them sound all right, but of course none of them would be true.
Agatha Christie (Dead Man's Folly, 1956)
Exactly! It is absurd... improbable, it cannot be... So I myself have said. And yet, my friend, there it is! one cannot escape from the facts.
Agatha Christie (Murder on the Orient Express, 1934)
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 (An Autobiography, 1977)
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Agatha Christie Biography

Born: September 15, 1890
Died: January 12, 1976

Dame Agatha Christie was a British novelist and writer. She is best known for her highly succesful and world wide famous crime novels and short story collections.

Notable Works

The Mysterious Affair at Styles (1920)
The Murder on the Links (1923)
The Murder of Roger Ackroyd (1926)
The Big Four (1927)
The Mystery on the Blue Train (1928)
The Murder at the Vicarage (1930)
Peril at End House (1932)
Murder on the Orient Express (1934)
Murder in Mesopotamia (1936)
The ABC Murders (1936)
Death on the Nile (1937)
A Pocket Full of Rye (1953)
Elephants Can Remember (1972)

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