Margery Allingham Quotes

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. Margery Allingham

The optimism of a healthy mind is indefatigable. Margery Allingham

Self-satisfaction is the state of mind of those who have the happy conviction that they are not as other men. Margery Allingham

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. Margery Allingham

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. Margery Allingham

If one cannot command attention by one’s admirable qualities one can at least be a nuisance. Margery Allingham

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