AGATHA CHRISTIE, Life magazine, May 14, 1956
Crime is terribly revealing. Try and vary your methods as you will, your tastes, your habits, your attitude of mind, and your soul is revealed by your actions.
AGATHA CHRISTIE, The ABC Murders
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.
AGATHA CHRISTIE, An Autobiography
It's not a man's working hours that are important--it's his leisure hours. That's the mistake we all make.
AGATHA CHRISTIE, The Labours of Hercules
I always think loyalty's such a tiresome virtue.
AGATHA CHRISTIE, Peril at End House
To rush into explanations is always a sign of weakness.
AGATHA CHRISTIE, The Seven Dials of Mystery
It is just what some people will not do. They conceive a certain theory, and everything has to fit into that theory. If one little fact will not fit it, they throw it aside. But it is always the facts that will not fit in that are significant.
AGATHA CHRISTIE, Death on the Nile
An appreciative listener is always stimulating.
AGATHA CHRISTIE, The Mysterious Affair at Styles