Agatha Christie Quotes



Best 24 Quotes by Agatha Christie

“An archaeologist is the best husband a woman can have. The older she gets, the more interested he is in her.”

“Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.”

“I've always believed in writing without a collaborator, because where two people are writing the same book, each believes he gets all the worries and only half the royalties.”

“If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.”

“One doesn't recognize the really important moments in one's life until it's too late.”

“The best time for planning a book is while you're doing the dishes.”

“The secret of getting ahead is getting started.”

“Time is the best killer.”

A Murder is Announced Quotes

“It's what's in yourself that makes you happy or unhappy.”

A Murder is Announced

An Autobiography Quotes

“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.”

An Autobiography

Death Comes as the End Quotes

“Courage is the resolution to face the unforeseen.”

Death Comes as the End

“Fear is incomplete knowledge.”

Death Comes as the End

Hallowe'en Party Quotes

“The past is the father of the present.”

Hallowe'en Party

Murder at the Vicarage Quotes

“Generalisations are seldom if ever true and are usually utterly inaccurate.”

Murder at the Vicarage

“The young people think the old people are fools - but the old people know the young people are fools.”

Murder at the Vicarage

Murder on the Orient Express Quotes

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

Murder on the Orient Express

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“Worry a little bit every day and in a lifetime you will lose a couple of years. If something is wrong, fix it if you can. But train yourself not to worry: Worry never fixes anything.”


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The A.B.C. Murders Quotes

“Words are only the outer clothing of ideas.”

The A.B.C. Murders

The Big Four Quotes

“He laughs best who laughs at the end.”

The Big Four

The Labours of Hercules Quotes

“Never do anything yourself that others can do for you.”

The Labours of Hercules

The Man in the Brown Suit Quotes

“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.”

The Man in the Brown Suit

The Man in the Mist Quotes

“Very few of us are what we seem.”

The Man in the Mist

The Murder on the Links Quotes

“Two people rarely see the same thing.”

The Murder on the Links

The Mysterious Affair at Styles Quotes

“Imagination is a good servant, and a bad master.”

The Mysterious Affair at Styles

“Instinct is a marvelous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.”

The Mysterious Affair at Styles

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“The key to a woman's heart is an unexpected gift at an unexpected time.”


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