“To count - really and truly to count - a woman must have goodness or brains.”
“Ah! Madame, I reserve the explanations for the last chapter.”
“Nowadays, no one believes in evil. It is considered, at most, a mere negation of good. Evil, people say, is done by those who know no better - who are undeveloped - who are to be pitied rather than blamed. But, M. Poirot, evil is real! It is a fact! I believe in Evil as I believe in Good. It exists! It is powerful! It walks the earth!' He stopped. His breath was coming fast. He wiped his forehead with his handkerchief and looked suddenly apologetic. 'I'm sorry. I got carried away.”
“It is deplorable...to remove all the romance - all the mystery!”
“That is what I mean. A bath! The receptacle of porcelain, one turns the taps and fills it, one gets in, one gets out and ghoosh - ghoosh - ghoosh, the water goes down the waste pipe!"
"M. Poirot are you quite mad?"
"No, I am extremely sane.”
“I enrage myself with an imbecile. I say, 'I would like to kick him.' Instead I kick the table. I say, 'This table, it is the imbecile, I kick him so.”
“There is no such thing as a really calm sea. Always, always, there is motion.”
“I was interested, M. Poirot, in something you said just now. You said that there was evil done everywhere under the sun. It was almost a quotation from Ecclesiastes.” He paused and then quoted himself: “Yea, also the heart of the sons of men is full of evil, and madness is in their heart while they live.”
“To marry and have children, that is the common lot of women. Only one woman in a hundred--more, in a thousand, can make for herself a name and position as you have done.”
“There is no such thing as a plain fact of murder. Murder springs, nine times out of ten, out of the character and circumstances of the murdered person. Because the victim was the kind of person he or she was, therefore was he or she murdered! Until we can understand fully and completely exactly what kind of a person [she] was, we shall not be able to see clearly exactly the kind of person who murdered her. From that spring the necessity of our questions.”
“Everything is possible, isn't it? The world soon teaches one that!”
“If you hadn’t anything worth saying why go chattering all the time?”
“É un luogo romantico, sì" convenne Poirot, "e tranquillo. Il sole brilla e il mare è un incanto. Ma dimentica, signorina Brewster, che il male si annida dovunque, sotto il sole.”
“Mademoiselle, se non è sposata, vuol dire che nessuno del mio sesso è stato abbastanza eloquente: per scelta e non per necessità, si resta nubili.”
“All it takes to make a new person is one night with some skank you hardly know. I mean, there I am, screwing her, and now there’s somebody like you or me on the way. It’s so fucking bizarre. You screw up one time and nine months later, bam! A new person.”
“Gabe slowly backed out of the kitchen, hands raised. "Wow. That takes family drama to a whole new level."
Hayded stared at him.
"And I think I'll go to my room now." Gabe said.”
“Time should have stopped with the clocks but instead it moved in a glazed dream of tiredness without their ticking insistence.”
“No great mind has ever existed without a touch of madness,” Aristotle said.”
“Aç olmadığım halde menüye baktım. bir menüye bakmayalı yıllar olmuştu. Menü bana günaydın dedi, ben de ona günaydın diyerek karşılık verdim. Hayatımızı menülerle konuşarak geçirebiliriz doğrusu.”
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