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10 Agatha Christie Quotes to Enlighten You

The Queen of Mystery, Agatha Christie, is one of the most significant authors in literary history and by far one of my favorite writers. With best-selling novels like And Then There Were None and Murder on the Orient Express, Christie has managed to enchant millions of readers through her shocking plots and memorable characters.



Through her incredible writing, Christie has delivered some very important life lessons, such as walking through life with an air of questioning and not taking things (or people) at face value. Perhaps, however, the most important lessons learned through Christie’s writing are the small yet powerful pieces of advice. Here are 10 Agatha Christie quotes to enlighten you:




“The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.”

Murder on the Orient Express



“One doesn’t recognize the really important moments in one’s life until it’s too late.”



“The truth, however ugly in itself, is always curious and beautiful to seekers after it.”

The Murder of Roger Ackroyd



“Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that’s no reason not to give it.”



“To every problem, there is a most simple solution.” 

The Clocks



“I do not argue with obstinate men. I act in spite of them.” 

The Mystery of the Blue Train



“Instinct is a marvelous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.” 

The Mysterious Affair at Styles



“Everything must be taken into account. If the fact will not fit the theory – let the theory go.”

The Mysterious Affair at Styles



“I often wonder why the whole world is so prone to generalise. Generalisations are seldom if ever true and are usually utterly inaccurate.”

–Murder at the Vicarage



“Fear is incomplete knowledge” 

Death Comes as the End




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