1、An archaeologist is the best husband a woman can have. The older she gets the more interested he is in her.
2、The secret of getting ahead is getting started.
3、Dogs are wise. They crawl away into a quiet corner and lick their wounds and do not rejoin the world until they are whole once more.
4、I married an archaeologist because the older I grow, the more he appreciates me.
5、I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable, racked with sorrow, but through it all I still know quite certainly that just to be alive is a grand thing.
6、I like living. I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable, racked with sorrow, but through it all I still know quite certainly that just to be alive is a grand thing.
7、Very few of us are what we seem.
8、There's too much tendency to attribute to God the evils that man does of his own free will.
9、The happy people are failures because they are on such good terms with themselves they don't give a damn.
10、Evil is not something superhuman, it's something less than human.
11、Too much mercy... often resulted in further crimes which were fatal to innocent victims who need not have been victims if justice had been put first and mercy second.
12、Any woman can fool a man if she wants to and if he's in love with her.
13、One doesn't recognize the really important moments in one's life until it's too late.
14、These little grey cells. It is up to them.
15、One of the luckiest things that can happen to you in life is, I think, to have a happy childhood.
16、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.
17、It is ridiculous to set a detective story in New York City. New York City is itself a detective story.
18、The best time to plan a book is while you're doing the dishes.
19、If one sticks too rigidly to one's principles, one would hardly see anybody.
20、Crime is terribly revealing. Try and vary your methods as you will, your tastes, your habits, your attitude of mind, and your soul is revealed by your actions.