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Agatha Christie quotes

1890 - 1976, British author

An archaeologist is the best husband a woman can have; the older she gets, the more
interested he is in her.
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Suddenly you find - at the age of fifty, say - that a whole new life has opened before
you, ... as if a fresh sap of ideas and thoughts was rising in you.
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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.
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Instinct is a marvelous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
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The simplest explanation is always the most likely.
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A mother's love for her child is like nothing else in the world. It knows no law, no pity. It
dares all things and crushes down remorselessly all that stands in its path.
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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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One doesn't recognize the really important moments in one's life until it's too late.
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To every problem, there is a most simple solution.
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One is left with the horrible feeling now that war settles nothing; that to win a war is as
disastrous as to lose one.
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I suppose it is because nearly all children go to school nowadays and have things arranged
for them that they seem so forlornly unable to produce their own ideas.
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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.
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But surely for everything you love you have to pay some price.
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To all those who lead monotonous lives in the hope that they may experience at second
hand the delights and dangers of adventure.
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It is ridiculous to set a detective story in New York City. New York City is itself a detective
story.
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To rush into explanations is always a sign of weakness.
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