Agatha Christie Top 10 Quotes


War settles win a war is as disastrous as to lose one!

Agatha Christie (An Autobiography, 1977)


I did not deceive you, mon ami. At most, I permitted you to deceive yourself.

Agatha Christie (The Mysterious Affair at Styles, 1920)


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)


"Poirot," I said. "I have been thinking." 
"An admirable exercise my friend. Continue it." 

Agatha Christie (The ABC Murders, 1936)


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)


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)


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)


The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.

Agatha Christie (Murder on the Orient Express, 1934)


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)


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 (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 successful 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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