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Agatha Christie (1890 - 1976)
English mystery author [more author details]
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A mother's love for her child is like nothing else in the world.
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Agatha Christie
Curious things, habits. People themselves never knew they had them.
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Agatha Christie
I have enjoyed greatly the second blooming... suddenly you find - at the age of 50, say - that a whole new life has opened before you.
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I like life. 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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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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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.
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If one sticks too rigidly to one's principles, one would hardly see anybody.
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The best time to plan a book is while you're doing the dishes.
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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.
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Agatha Christie, An Autobiography, 1977
I have enjoyed greatly the second blooming that comes when you finish the life of the emotions and of personal relations; and suddenly 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.
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Agatha Christie, An Autobiography, 1977
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.
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Agatha Christie, An Autobiography, 1977
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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Agatha Christie, Autobiography (1977)

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Showing quotations 1 to 12 of 12 total.
 
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