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

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

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

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

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

I married an archaeologist because the older I grow,
the more he appreciates me.
- 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 specialize in murders of quiet, domestic interest.
- Agatha Christie

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Every murderer is probably somebody's old friend.
- 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

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

Never believe that a few caring people can't change the world.
For, indeed, that's all who ever have.
- Margaret Mead

Manifest plainness, embrace simplicity,
reduce selfishness, have few desires.
- Lao Tzu

You must not lose faith in humanity.
Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty,
the ocean does not become dirty.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Men in general judge more from
appearances than from reality. All
men have eyes, but few have
the gift of penetration.
- Niccolo Machiavelli

Wealth consists not in having great possessions,
but in having few wants.
- Epictetus

Anyone who proposes to do good
must not expect people to roll stones out of his way,
but must accept his lot calmly,
even if they roll a few stones upon it.
- Albert Schweitzer

Can anything be so elegant as to have few wants,
and to serve them one's self?
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

One who is too insistent on his own views,
finds few to agree with him.
- Lao Tzu

Few are those who see with their own eyes
and feel with their own hearts.
- Albert Einstein

One is taught by experience to put a premium
on those few people who can appreciate you for what you are.
- Gail Godwin

The happiest moments my heart knows are those in which
it is pouring forth its affections to a few esteemed characters.
- Thomas Jefferson

Books and friends should be few but good.
- Anonymous

We know but a few men, a great many coats and breeches.
- Henry David Thoreau

Few people are capable of expressing with equanimity
opinions which differ from
the prejudices of their social environment.
Most people are even incapable of forming such opinions.
- Albert Einstein

Few is the number of those
who think with their own mind
and feel with their own heart.
- Albert Einstein

I have found out that though the ways in which
I can make myself useful are few,
yet the work open to me is endless.
- Helen Keller

There are very few human beings who receive the truth,
complete and staggering, by instant illumination.
Most of them acquire it fragment by fragment,
on a small scale, by successive developments,
cellularly, like a laborious mosaic.
- Anais Nin

Everyone has a "best friend" during each stage of life,
but only a precious few have the same one.
- Anonymous

True love is like ghosts,
which everyone talks about and few have seen.
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Families are like fudge... mostly sweet with a few nuts.
- Anonymous

A benevolent man should allow a few faults in himself,
to keep his friends in countenance.
- Benjamin Franklin

Few things are harder to put up with
than the annoyance of a good example.
- Mark Twain

Few are the giants of the soul that actually feel
that the human race is their family circle.
- Freya Stark

Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog.
Few people are interested and the frog dies of it.
- E. B. White

Few delights can equal the presence of one whom we trust utterly.
- George MacDonald

What the country needs are a few labor-making inventions.
- Arnold H. Glasow

History is a gallery of pictures in which there are
few originals and many copies.
- Alexis de Tocqueville

The artist's world is limitless.
It can be found anywhere, far from where he lives or a few feet away.
It is always on his doorstep.
- Paul Strand

Only a few things are really important.
- Marie Dressler

Few people even scratch the surface,
much less exhaust the contemplation of their own experience.
- Randolph Bourne

Sometimes before we make a record I go back and listen to a few.
It's equally humbling and uplifting.
- Michael Stipe

A few minutes ago every tree was excited,
bowing to the roaring storm,
waving, swirling, tossing their branches
in glorious enthusiasm like worship.
But though to the outer ear these trees
are now silent, their songs never cease.
- John Muir

One merit of poetry few persons will deny:
it says more and in fewer words than prose.
- Voltaire

Before I met my husband, I'd never fallen in love.
I'd stepped in it a few times.
- Rita Rudner

The beauty one can find in art is one of the pitifully
few real and lasting products of human endeavor.
- Paul Getty

I do have a political agenda.
It's to have as few regulations as possible.
- Dan Quayle

I'm kidding about having only a few dollars.
I might have a few dollars more.
- James Brown


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