Margery Allingham’s Top 10 Popular and Famous Quotes

Ten of My Favourite Margery Allingham Quotes 

Quotes, who doesn’t love a good quote? This series of articles we look at Top 10 Famous Quotes by Author Margery Allingham, author quotes are always a challenge and fun to pick, with Margery Allingham you will find my Ten favourites of Margery Allingham’s quotes. 

Popular Quotes

“It was a little skirmish across a century.”
― Margery Allingham, Black Plumes

 “But there are roughly two sorts of informed people, aren’t there? People who start off right by observing the pitfalls and mistakes and going round them, and the people who fall into them and get out and know they’re there because of that. They both come to the same conclusions but they don’t have quite the same point of view.”
― Margery Allingham, Dancers in Mourning

“The process of elimination, combined with a modicum of common sense, will always assist us to arrive at the correct conclusion with the maximum of possible accuracy and the minimum of hard labor. Which being translated means: I guessed it.”
― Margery Allingham, Look to the Lady

 “A great deal has been written about the forthrightness of the moderns shocking the Victorians, but there is no shock like the one which the forthrightness of the Victorians can give a modern.”
― Margery Allingham, Black Plumes

 “He used to be a burglar, you know. It’s the old story – lost his figure. As he says himself, it cramps your style when your only means of exit are the double doors in the front hall.”
― Margery Allingham, Police at the Funeral

 “Beware of anger. It is the most difficult to remove of all the hindrances. But it is the alcohol of the body, you know, and the devil of it is that it deadens the perceptions.”
― Margery Allingham

“I believe that an author who cannot control her characters is, like a mother who cannot control her children, not really fit to look after them.”
― Margery Allingham

 “There are, fortunately, very few people who can say that they have actually attended a murder.”
― Margery Allingham, Death of a Ghost

“Albert Campion: ‘I’m serious!’
Lugg: ‘That’s unhealthy in itself.”
― Margery Allingham, Mystery Mile

“She rose and followed her bust from the room.”
― Margery Allingham

10 Famous Quotes by Author Margery Allingham

So there you have it my Ten favourite quotes by Margery Allingham, please comment below and share your favourite quotes by the fantastic author Margery Allingham.  Furthermore, if you find any Authors not covered for there, top 10 quotes let me know and I will review their works and find some of their best quotes as has been done here for Margery Allingham. 

One Final Bonus – Margery Allingham Quote 

“When Mr. William Faraday sat down to write his memoirs after fifty-eight years of blameless inactivity he found the work of inscribing the history of his life almost as tedious as living it had been, and so, possessing a natural invention coupled with a gift for locating the easier path, he began to prevaricate a little upon the second page, working his way up to downright lying on the sixth and subsequent folios.”

― Margery Allingham, Dancers in Mourning

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