Dame Agatha Mary Clarissa Christie, DBE was an English crime novelist, short story writer, and playwright. She also wrote six romances under the name Mary Westmacott, but she is best known for the 66 detective novels and 14 short story collections that she wrote under her own name, most of which revolve around the investigative work of such characters as Hercule Poirot, Jane Marple, Parker Pyne, Harley Quin/Mr Satterthwaite, and Tommy and Tuppence Beresford. She also wrote the world's longest-running play, The Mousetrap. In 1971, she was made a Dame by Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace for her contribution to literature... (wikipedia)
The best time to plan a book is while you're doing the dishes.
Where large sums of money are concerned, it is advisable to trust nobody.
Very few of us are what we seem.
There's too much tendency to attribute to God the evils that man does of his own free will.
An archaeologist is the best husband a woman can have. The older she gets the more interested he is in her.
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.
But surely for everything you have to love you have to pay some price.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
Evil is not something superhuman, it's something less than human.
One of the luckiest things that can happen to you in life is, I think, to have a happy childhood.