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Too much mercy...
by 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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

The secret of getting ahead is getting started.
- 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

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

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

Every murderer is probably somebody's old friend.
- 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Laugh when you can,
apologize when you should,
and let go of what you can't change.
Life's too short to be anything... but happy.
- Anonymous

You are never too old to set another goal
or to dream a new dream.
- C. S. Lewis

You cannot do a kindness too soon,
for you never know how soon it will be too late.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Life is too important to be taken seriously.
- Oscar Wilde

You are Never Too Old to Give or Get Gold Stars.
Show Your Honest Appreciation - Today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Friendship is born at that moment
when one person says to another,
"What! You too? I thought I was the only one."
- C. S. Lewis

Our loved ones -
whether by blood, by marriage, or by choice -
are delicate treasures.
If we hold them too close, they break -
as a butterfly would.
By honoring and enjoying
the freedom of our loved ones,
we gain our own freedom.
Have the courage to trust that
the beautiful butterflies of your life
will return - or not - as life intends.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It's never too late -
never too late to start over,
never too late to be happy.
- Jane Fonda

Don't give up. There are too many nay-sayers out there
who will try to discourage you.
Don't listen to them.
The only one who can make you give up is yourself.
- Sidney Sheldon

Embrace your uniqueness.
Time is much too short to be
living someone else's life.
- Kobi Yamada

We never repent of having eaten too little.
- Thomas Jefferson

I am an optimist.
It does not seem too much use being anything else.
- Winston Churchill

It is not the man who has too little,
but the man who craves more, that is poor.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Whoever is happy will make others happy too.
- Anne Frank

Any man who reads too much
and uses his own brain too little
falls into lazy habits of thinking.
- Albert Einstein

It is never too late to become what you might have been.
- George Eliot

The chief danger in life is that you may take too many precautions.
- Alfred Adler

Success usually comes to those
who are too busy to be looking for it.
- Henry David Thoreau

When life is too easy for us, we must beware
or we may not be ready to meet the blows
which sooner or later come to everyone, rich or poor.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Work Hard. Do your best. Keep your word.
Never get too big for your britches.
Trust in God. Have no fear;
and Never forget a friend.
- Harry S. Truman

We should be too big to take offense
and too noble to give it.
- Abraham Lincoln

Take time to laugh.
It is the music of the soul.
Take time to think.
It is the source of power.
Take time to play.
It is the source of perpetual youth.
Take time to read.
It is the fountain of wisdom.
Take time to pray.
It is the greatest power on Earth.
Take time to love and be loved.
It is a God-given privilege.
Take time to be friendly.
It is the road to happiness.
Take time to give.
It is too short a day to be selfish.
Take time to work.
It is the price of success.
- Anonymous

To say "too busy" is merely
to say "confused priorities."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It's never too late.
- Anonymous

Many a man fails as an original thinker
simply because his memory is too good.
- Nietzsche

Nothing is enough for the man to whom enough is too little.
- Epicurus

We find delight in the beauty and happiness of children
that makes the heart too big for the body.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I have decided to stick with love.
Hate is too great a burden to bear.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

So long as you have courage and a sense of humor,
it is never too late to start life afresh.
- Freeman Dyson

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

In business or in life, don't follow the wagon tracks too closely.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Most of us love, to be sure.
Yet far too often our love is passive.
We must be proactive in our love
in order for it to change our lives.
- Marianne Williamson

You may be deceived if you trust too much,
but you will live in torment
if you don't trust enough.
- Frank Crane

By not caring too much about what people think,
I'm able to think for myself
and propagate ideas which are very often unpopular.
And I succeed.
- Albert Ellis

Great people are those who make others feel
that they, too, can become great.
- Mark Twain

It is never too late to give up our prejudices.
- Henry David Thoreau

Some people care too much. I think it's called love.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)


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