8+ quotes from Elephants Can Remember by Agatha Christie

Quotes from Elephants Can Remember

Agatha Christie ·  224 pages

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“She was a lucky woman who had established a happy knack of writing what quite a lot of people wanted to read.”
― Agatha Christie, quote from Elephants Can Remember


“Elephants can remember, but we are human beings and mercifully human beings can forget.”
― Agatha Christie, quote from Elephants Can Remember


“Human curiosity. Such a very interesting thing. Think of what we owe to it throughout history. It is said to be usually associated with the cat. Curiosity killed the cat. But I should say really that the Greeks were the inventors of curiosity.”
― Agatha Christie, quote from Elephants Can Remember


“Bagi sebagian orang kebenaran itu penting, sebab mereka dapat menerimanya. Mereka dapat menghadapi kebenaran dengan tabah - ketabahan yang hanya dimiliki orang-orang yang mengharapkan kehidupan yang cerah.”
― Agatha Christie, quote from Elephants Can Remember


“She was a lucky woman who had established a happy knack of writing what quite a lot of people wanted to read. Wonderful luck that was, Mrs. Oliver thought to herself.”
― Agatha Christie, quote from Elephants Can Remember


“There is a proverb my grandmother used to repeat: Old sins have long shadows.”
― Agatha Christie, quote from Elephants Can Remember


“Los viejos pecados tienen largas sombras”
― Agatha Christie, quote from Elephants Can Remember


“As one journeys through life," said Poirot, "one finds more and more that people are often interested in things that are none of their own business. Even more so than they are in things that could be considered as their own business.”
― Agatha Christie, quote from Elephants Can Remember


About the author

Agatha Christie
Born place: in Torquay, Devon, England, The United Kingdom
Born date September 15, 1890
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