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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.
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.

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.
I don't think necessity is the mother of invention -- invention . . . arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness. To save oneself trouble.
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.
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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