They say all the world loves a lover – apply that saying to murder and you have an even more infallible truth.
What they need is a little immorality in their lives. Then they wouldn’t be so busy looking for it in other people’s.
We think with horror now of the days when we burnt witches. I believe the day will come when we will shudder to think that we ever hanged criminals.
There is no detective in England equal to a spinster lady of uncertain age with plenty of time on her hands.
The young people think the old people are fools; but the old people know the young people are fools!
Nothing is more dangerous than the well-meant efforts of the younger generation to assist you and show their sympathy.
Intuition is like reading a word without having to spell it out. A child can’t do that because it has had so little experience. But a grown-up person knows the word because they’ve seen it often before.