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It is a curious thought, but it is only when you see
by Agatha Christie

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

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

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

These little grey cells.
It is up to them.
- Agatha Christie

 

The best time to plan a book is while you're doing the dishes.
- Agatha Christie

The secret of getting ahead is getting started.
- Agatha Christie

Every murderer is probably somebody's old friend.
- Agatha Christie

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There's too much tendency to attribute to God the evils
that man does of his own free will.
- Agatha Christie

The popular idea that a child forgets easily is not an accurate one.
Many people go right through life in the grip of an
idea which has been impressed on them in very tender years.
- Agatha Christie

Everything that has existed, lingers in the Eternity.
- Agatha Christie

Evil is not something superhuman, it's something less than human.
- Agatha Christie

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.
- Agatha Christie

One doesn't recognize the really important moments
in one's life until it's too late.
- Agatha Christie

I specialize in murders of quiet, domestic interest.
- Agatha Christie

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

Too much mercy...
often resulted in further crimes which were fatal to
innocent victims who need not have been victims if
justice had been put first and mercy second.
- Agatha Christie

Very few of us are what we seem.
- Agatha Christie

Most successes are unhappy.
That's why they are successes - they have to reassure
themselves about themselves by achieving something
that the world will notice.
- Agatha Christie

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

If one sticks too rigidly to one's principles,
one would hardly see anybody.
- Agatha Christie

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

There is nothing more thrilling in this world,
I think, than having a child that is yours,
and yet is mysteriously a stranger.
- Agatha Christie

One of the luckiest things that can happen to you in life is,
I think, to have a happy childhood.
- Agatha Christie

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

Good advice is always certain to be ignored,
but that's no reason not to give it.
- Agatha Christie

Any woman can fool a man if she wants to and if he's in love with her.
- Agatha Christie

I married an archaeologist because the older I grow,
the more he appreciates me.
- Agatha Christie

But surely for everything you have to love you have to pay some price.
- Agatha Christie

The happy people are failures because they are on such
good terms with themselves they don't give a damn.
- Agatha Christie

It is ridiculous to set a detective story in New York City.
New York City is itself a detective story.
- Agatha Christie

Dogs are wise.
They crawl away into a quiet corner and lick their
wounds and do not rejoin the world until they are whole once more.
- 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.
- Agatha Christie

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.
- Agatha Christie

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.
- Agatha Christie

Be curious; be adventurous; live life full-out.
Accept the challenge, and reach for the brass ring.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We keep moving forward, opening new doors,
and doing new things, because we're curious
and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.
- Walt Disney

To keep your thinking young, stay curious.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

That's what learning is, after all;
not whether we lose the game,
but how we lose and h
ow we've changed because of it
and what we take away from it
that we never had before,
to apply to other games.
Losing, in a curious way, is winning.
- Richard Bach

Be curious, not judgmental.
- Walt Whitman

Children are curious and are risk takers.
They have lots of courage.
They venture out into a world
that is immense and dangerous.
A child initially trusts life
and the processes of life.
- John Bradshaw

Something as curious as the monarchy won't survive
unless you take account of people's attitudes.
After all, if people don't want it, they won't have it.
- Prince Charles

There's always a period of curious fear between the
first sweet-smelling breeze and the time when the rain comes cracking down.
- Don DeLillo

Those little nimble musicians of the air,
that warble forth their curious ditties,
with which nature hath furnished them to the shame of art.
- Izaak Walton

I have no special talent.
I am only passionately curious.
- Albert Einstein

Be less curious about people,
and more curious about ideas.
- Marie Curie

It is curious - curious that physical courage
should be so common in the world, and moral courage so rare
- Mark Twain

What is a scientist after all? It is a curious man
looking through a keyhole,
the keyhole of nature, trying to know what's going on.
- Jacques Yves Cousteau

I'm curious about everything.
Even subjects that don't interest me.
- Alex Trebek

I like all these little animals that run and eat and hide all the time.
I like their faces, They seem to be scared and curious at the same time.
- Catherine Deneuve

My friends are all really nice about my fame,
they're just curious really, they ask lots of questions.
- Emma Watson

Be like Curious George, start with a question and look
under the yellow hat to find what's there.
- James Collins

It would be curious to know what leads a man to become
a stationer rather than a baker,
when he is no longer compelled, as among the Egyptians,
to succeed to his father's craft.
- Honore de Balzac

Speed is scarcely the noblest virtue of graphic composition,
but it has its curious rewards.
There is a sense of getting somewhere fast,
which satisfies a native American urge.
- James Thurber

Curious people are intersting people,
I wonder why that is.
- Bill Maher

Happiness comes from...
some curious adjustment to life.
- Hugh Walpole

Growth, in some curious way, I suspect,
depends on being always in motion just a little bit,
one way or another.
- Norman Mailer

I find the subject of childhood fascinating.
I explored this subject in Speak to me of love and
I am curious about portraying the often painful transition into the adult world.
- Sophie Marceau

One curious thing about growing up is that you don't
only move forward in time;
you move backwards as well,
as pieces of your parents' and grandparents' lives come to you.
- Philip Pullman

The curious are always in some danger.
If you are curious you might never come home.
- Jeanette Winterson

Well, I was passionately curious about what my body was doing,
and when I got the lessons on how to meditate,
it seemed really solid to me.
It seemed real.
- Mariel Hemingway

I cannot help but think a curious event is this life of mine.
- John James Audubon

It is a curious thing, but I have been right in everything
I have done and said in my life.
- Lord Mountbatten

I was awfully curious to find out why I didn't go insane.
- Abraham Maslow

I'm curious about other people.
That's the essence of my acting.
I'm interested in what it would be like to be you.
- Meryl Streep

Yes; quaint and curious war is!
You shoot a fellow down you'd treat if met where any bar is,
or help to half-a-crown.
- Thomas Hardy

The suspense of a novel is not only in the reader,
but in the novelist, who is intensely curious about
what will happen to the hero.
- Mary McCarthy

I get curious about new things.
My real strength is going into a field that has not
been investigated before,
and finding new approaches to it.
- Joshua Lederberg

I say to mankind, Be not curious about God.
For I, who am curious about each, am not curious about God -
I hear and behold God in every object,
yet understand God not in the least.
- Walt Whitman

Without aggression, it becomes possible to think well,
to be curious about differences, and to enjoy each other's company.
- Margaret J. Wheatley

No, but it's not because I'm getting older that I'm trying to accelerate.
But something very curious is happening:
The older I get,
the more ideas I'm getting.
- Patrice Leconte

And as I reinvent myself and I'm constantly curious about everything,
I can't wait to see what's around the corner in newfound
art and entertainment and exploration.
- Pam Grier


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