Let us think only of the good days that are to come.

Agatha Christie

Agatha Christie

Profession: Author
Nationality: British

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It is fundamentals that matter --- not the trappings.

Always bear in mind that the person who speaks may be lying.

One can never go back, that one should not ever try to go back – that the essence of life is going forward. Life is really a One Way Street.

A beautiful stone is only a beautiful stone. It doesn't lead you anywhere. It doesn't mean anything, it has no form or significance until is has its setting. And the setting has to have a beautiful jewel to be worthy of it.

To begin with, you must realize that the threatening letters were in the nature of a blind. They might have been lifted bodily out of an indifferently written American crime novel.

Come and have a cocktail. It's nearly lunch time.

It was a fantastic moment. In it, Anthony Marston seemed to be something more than mortal. Afterwards more than one of those present remembered that moment.

The police, they're seemingly so frank, and they tell you nothing.

The longer the time that has elapsed, the more things fall into proportion. One sees them in their true relationship to one another.

That gimcrack little desk, probably sham antique Louis XIV. She had said something to him once about there being a secret drawer in it. Secret drawer! That would not fool the police long.

Her real passion in life was the perfection of a filing system beside which all other filing systems should sink into oblivion. She dreamed of such a system at night.

People don't do things without a reason.

Do you mean to tell me, Superintendent, that this is one of those damned cases you get in detective stories where a man is killed in a locked room by some apparently supernatural agency.

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