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I married an archaeologist because the older I grow,
by Agatha Christie

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

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

 

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

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

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Everything that has existed, lingers in the Eternity.
- 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'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

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

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

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

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

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

Very few of us are what we seem.
- 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The secret of getting ahead is getting started.
- 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

Many important things shouldn't be done half-way.
Think of getting married, having children,
starting a business, changing your career.
There are times to gather your courage
and make the leap, the whole leap.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I love being married.
It's so great to find that one special person
you want to annoy for the rest of your life.
- Rita Rudner

Why does a woman work ten years to change a man's habits
and then complain that he's not the man she married?
- Barbra Streisand

That married couples can live together day after day
is a miracle that the Vatican has overlooked.
- Bill Cosby

I have great hopes that we shall love each other all our lives
as much as if we had never married at all.
- Lord Byron

Never get married in the morning - you never know who
you might meet that night.
- Paul Hornung

Married or unmarried, young or old, poet or worker,
you are still a dreamer, and will one time know,
and feel, that your life is but a dream.
- Donald G. Mitchell

Hey, Marge. Isn't it great being married
to someone who's recklessly impulsive?
- The Simpsons Movie (2007)

When people get married because they think
it's a long-time love affair,
they'll be divorced very soon,
because all love affairs end in disappointment.
But marriage is a recognition of a spiritual identity.
- Joseph Campbell

All men make mistakes, but married men find out about them sooner.
- Red Skelton

When you have a baby, love is automatic,
when you get married, love is earned.
- Marie Osmond

My advice to you is get married:
if you find a good wife you'll be happy;
if not, you'll become a philosopher.
- Socrates

Caesar might have married Cleopatra,
but he had a wife at home.
There's always something.
- Will Cuppy

If you made a list of reasons why any couple got married,
and another list of the reasons for their divorce,
you'd have a hell of a lot of overlapping.
- Mignon McLaughlin

I met an American woman and got married so I had to get a job.
- Walter Wager

Getting divorced just because you don't love a man
is almost as silly as getting married just because you do.
- Zsa Zsa Gabor

Well married a person has wings, poorly married shackles.
- Henry Ward Beecher

A married woman has the same right to control her own
body as does an unmarried woman.
- Sol Wachtler

No man is truly married until he understands
every word his wife is NOT saying.
- Anonymous

If you want to sacrifice the admiration of many men
for the criticism of one,
go ahead, get married.
- Katharine Hepburn

I'm married to the theater but my mistress is the films.
- Oskar Werner

She's been married so many times she has rice marks on her face.
- Henny Youngman

It's tough to stay married.
My wife kisses the dog on the lips, yet she won't drink from my glass.
- Rodney Dangerfield

No man is regular in his attendance at the House of
Commons until he is married.
- Benjamin Disraeli

One was never married, and that's his hell;
another is,
and that's his plague.
- Robert Burton

Bachelors know more about women than married men;
if they didn't they'd be married too.
- H. L. Mencken

I've had an exciting time; I married for love and got
a little money along with it.
- Rose Kennedy

Getting married is a lot like getting into a tub of hot water.
After you get used to it, it ain't so hot.
- Minnie Pearl

I've been married to one Marxist and one Fascist,
and neither one would take the garbage out.
- Lee Grant

A man in love is incomplete until he has married.
Then he's finished.
- Zsa Zsa Gabor

When I get married, it'll be no secret.
- Elvis Presley

It's a funny thing that when a man hasn't anything on earth to worry about,
he goes off and gets married.
- Robert Frost

The only good husbands stay bachelors:
They're too considerate to get married.
- Finley Peter Dunne

Love is so much better when you're not married.
- Maria Callas

Staying married may have long-term benefits.
You can elicit much more sympathy from friends over
a bad marriage than you ever can from a good divorce.
- P. J. O'Rourke

I married beneath me, all women do.
- Nancy Astor

I was married by a judge.
I should have asked for a jury.
- Groucho Marx


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