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“In a sense, all murderers are lunatics. Killing is a not a sane reaction to the circumstances of life.”
“Such an error, one finds, to do things for the best. They usually seem to be such unpleasant things.”
“I am a congenital liar. Some Highlanders are. To my ancestors, the truth was so sacred as to be unusable.”
Gladys Mitchell, English writer
(1901 - 1983)
Also wrote as Steven Hockaby.