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Mary Westmacott

  • One must accept the fact that we have only one companion in this world, a companion who accompanies us from the cradle to the grave — our own self. Get on good terms with that companion — learn to live with yourself.

  • Books are a habit-forming drug.

  • How unfair it was, reflected Dame Laura, that women in love looked their best and men in love looked like depressed sheep.

  • It's very inconvenient to be loved. Nearly everyone has found that out, sooner or later. The fewer people who love you the less you will have to suffer.

Mary Westmacott, English writer

(1890 - 1976)

This is a pseudonym used by Agatha Christie. Real name: Dame Agatha Mary Clarissa Miller Christie Mallowan.