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Agatha Christie
(1890-1976) born on
Sep 15
English author, dramatist. She created detectives Miss Marple and Hercule Poirot with sales of 100 million books; her play "Mousetrap" is the longest running in British history.
         
   
F
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.

R
The human mind prefers to be spoon-fed with the thoughts of others, but deprived of such nourishment it will, reluctantly, begin to think for itself - and such thinking, remember, is original thinking and may have valuable results.
A
I don't think necessity is the mother of invention -- invention . . . arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness. To save oneself trouble.
N
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.
K
I like living. I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable, racked with sorrow, but through it all I still know quite certainty that just to be alive is a grand thing.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "Murder in Mesopotamia," I935.
R: "The Moving Finger," 1942.
A: "Autobiography."
N: "Remembered Death," 1945.
K: "An Autobiography," 1977.
   


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