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Hercule Poirot Quotes

14 of the best book quotes from Hercule Poirot
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If you confront anyone who has lied with the truth, he will usually admit it - often out of sheer surprise. It is only necessary to guess right to produce your effect.
Agatha Christie
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Murder on the Orient Express
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Hercule Poirot
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The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.
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The more emotional they feel the less command they have of language.
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But I know human nature, my friend, and I tell you that, suddenly confronted with the possibility of being tried for murder, the most innocent person will lose his head and do the most absurd things.
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If you will forgive me for being personal-I do not like your face, M. Ratchett.
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I am not one to rely upon the expert procedure. It is the psychology I seek, not the fingerprint or the cigarette ash.
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Some of us, in the words of the divine Greta Garbo, want to be alone.
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All these here are linked together - by death.
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The impossible cannot have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.
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Because, you see, if the man were an invention—a fabrication—how much easier to make him disappear!
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The happiness of one man and one woman is the greatest thing in all the world.
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Coffee, then, Madame. You need some stimulant.
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Hercule Poirot addressed himself to the task of keeping his moustaches out of the soup.
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If you wish to catch a rabbit you put a ferret into the hole, and if the rabbit is there he runs.

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