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Hercule Poirot Quotes

14 of the best book quotes from Hercule Poirot
  1. #1
    I am not one to rely upon the expert procedure. It is the psychology I seek, not the fingerprint or the cigarette ash.
  2. #2
    If you will forgive me for being personal-I do not like your face, M. Ratchett.
  3. #3
    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.
  4. #4
    The happiness of one man and one woman is the greatest thing in all the world.
  5. #5
    Because, you see, if the man were an invention—a fabrication—how much easier to make him disappear!
  6. #6
    Some of us, in the words of the divine Greta Garbo, want to be alone.
  7. #7
    The more emotional they feel the less command they have of language.
  8. #8
    Hercule Poirot addressed himself to the task of keeping his moustaches out of the soup.
  9. #9
    Coffee, then, Madame. You need some stimulant.
  10. #10
    The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.
  11. #11
    The impossible cannot have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.
  12. #12
    All these here are linked together - by death.
  13. #13
    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.
  14. #14
    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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