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Quotes of the Day for 15 September 2000 – Agatha Christie

Our world was made delightfully more complex on this day in 1890, we were forced to admit a little more mystery in our thinking, and we enjoyed it. It was the birth of Agatha Mary Clarissa Miller, we remember her as Dame Agatha Christie.

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The quotes:

The job of the artist is always to deepen the mystery.
     - Francis Bacon

Uncertainty and mystery are energies of life. Don't let them scare you unduly, for they keep boredom at bay and spark creativity.
     - R. I. Fitzhenry

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.
     - Agatha Christie

An archaeologist is the best husband any woman can have; the older she gets, the more interested he is in her.
     - Agatha Christie

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