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12 Famous Quotes by Margery Allingham
5/20/1904 - 6/30/1966
Also Known As:  
Margery Louise Allingham
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When the habitually even-tempered suddenly fly into a passion, that explosion is apt to be more impressive than the outburst of the most violent amongst us.

Passion Quotes, by Margery Allingham

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When the habitually even-tempered suddenly fly into a passion, that explosion is apt to be more impressive than the outburst of the most violent amongst us.

Temper Quotes, by Margery Allingham

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He did not arrive at this conclusion by the decent process of quiet, logical deduction, nor yet by the blinding flash of glorious intuition, but by the shoddy, untidy process halfway between the two by which one usually gets to know things.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Margery Allingham

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In common with many Christians of the classic type he felt sincerely safer and more at ease when he had given away all he had, like a man passing a ball in a game.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Margery Allingham

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If one cannot command attention by one's admirable qualities one can at least be a nuisance

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Margery Allingham

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Mourning is not forgetting... It is an undoing. Every minute tie has to be untied and something permanent and valuable recovered and assimilated from the dust.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Margery Allingham

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Chemists employed by the police can do remarkable things with blood. They can weave it into a rope to hang a man.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Margery Allingham

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Chemists employed by the police can do remarkable things with blood. They can find it in shreds of cloth, in the interstices of floor boards, on the iron of a heel, and can measure it and swear to it and weave it into a rope to hang a man.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Margery Allingham

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When one kicks over a tea table and smashes everything but the sugar bowl, one may as well pick that up and drop it on the bricks, don't you think?

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Margery Allingham

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When the habitually even-tempered suddenly fly into a passion, that explosion is apt to be more impressive than the outburst of the most violent amongst us.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Margery Allingham

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once to get my meaning down, once to put in anything I have left out, once to take out anything that seems unnecessary, and once to make the whole thing sound as if I have only just thought of it.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Margery Allingham

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I am one of those people who are blessed, or cursed, with a nature which has to interfere. If I see a thing that needs doing I do it.

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