Quotes and Quotations

Memorable Quotes and quotations from Agatha Christie

Agatha Christie English mystery author (1890 - 1976)

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.

Agatha Christie -
- Your travel life has the aspect of a dream. It is something outside the normal, yet you are in it. It is peopled with characters you have never seen before and in all probability will never see again. It brings occasional homesickness, and loneliness, and pangs of longing... But you are like the Vikings who have gone into a world of adventure, and home is not home until you return.

Agatha Christie -
- Curious things, habits. People themselves never knew they had them.

Agatha Christie -
- It is a curious thought, but it is only when you see people looking ridiculous that you realize how much you love them.

Agatha Christie - Appointment with Death
- No country can be described as free- but each has different degrees of bondage.

Agatha Christie - 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.

Agatha Christie -
- Never do anything yourself that others can do for you.

Agatha Christie -
- Where large sums of money are concerned, it is advisable to trust nobody.

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.