Christie Agatha, the indisputable Queen of mystery and the detective novel, is still very present for all fans of the genre. And today is his birthday. He broke all sales records in his day with almost 4.000 million books sold and continue on the podium. In addition, her life was not without mystery with those eleven days that she was missing without knowing exactly what she did. And, since today is her birthday, we will remember her once by reading it with this selection of phrases and fragments Of his works.
Christie Agatha. Selection of phrases and fragments
Fate sometimes seems to mock human beings by taking pleasure in discovering what they would like to keep secret.
The mystery of the blue train
Sometimes I am sure that he is mad as a hatter and then just when he is at his most insane it seems to me that there is a method to his madness.
The mysterious case of Styles
"Motives for murder are sometimes very trivial, ma'am."
"What are the most common motives, Mr. Poirot?"
"The most common is money." That is, to win in its various ramifications. Then there's revenge and love, and pure fear and hate, and beneficence.
"Oh yes, ma'am." I have heard of; say A, being eliminated by B solely for the benefit of C. Political assassinations often come in the same game. Someone is considered harmful to civilization and is eliminated for that. Such people forget that life and death are the business of the good Lord.
Muerte en el Nilo
Women subconsciously observe a thousand little details, without knowing that they are doing it. Your subconscious mind gathers all these little things together and calls the result intuition.
The murder of Roger Ackroyd
Everybody always knows something, "Adam said," even if it's something they don't know they know.
A cat in the dovecote
There is nothing so terrible as living in an environment of suspicion, seeing eyes observing you and how love changes in them for fear, nothing so terrible as to suspect someone close and dear to you. It is poisonous, a miasm.
The mystery of the railroad guide
When will a woman lie? Sometimes by herself. Usually because of the man she loves. Always for their children.
Murder on the golf course
What they need is a bit of immorality in their lives. Then they wouldn't be so busy looking for her in other people's.
Death in the vicarage
Ten little black men went to dinner. One drowned and they were left: Nine.
Nine little blacks stayed up late. One did not wake up and they remained: Eight.
Eight little blacks traveled through Devon. One escaped and they remained: Seven.
Seven little black boys cut wood with an ax. One was cut in two and they were left: Six.
Six little black boys played with a beehive. One of them got stung by a bee and they were left: Five.
Five little black men studied law. One of them got a doctorate and they stayed: Four.
Four little black men went to sea. A red herring swallowed one and they were left: Three.
Three little blacks walked through the zoo. A bear attacked them and they were left: Two.
Two little blacks were sitting in the sun. One of them was burned and remained: One.
A little black man was alone. And he hanged himself, and there were none left!
Never say everything you know, not even to the person you know best.
The mysterious Mr. Brown
Passionately caring for another human creature always brings more pain than joy; but at the same time, Elinor, one would not be without that experience. Anyone who has never loved has never lived.
A sad cypress
Elephants can remember, but we are humans and fortunately humans can forget.
Elephants can remember
The truth is that most people, not excluding the police, are overly confident in this evil world. Believe too much in what they are told. I do not do it. Sorry, but I always want to personally observe things.
A corpse in the library