Quotes from “Murder on the Orient Express” by Agatha Christie

Grace Ningkan Galung
Grace Ningkan Galunghas quoted2 years ago
Hardman’s evidence was necessary in case some outsider should be suspected of the crime and be unable to prove an alibi.
Анна Кислицкая
Анна Кислицкаяhas quotedlast month
“I like to see an angry Englishman,” said Poirot. “They are very amusing. The more emotional they feel the less command they have of language.”
Sumeja Smajić
Sumeja Smajićhas quoted2 months ago
Mon cher, vous êtes épatant

My dear, you're amazing.

Elena Shirnina
Elena Shirninahas quoted2 months ago
to solve a case a man has only to lie back in his chair and think
Elena Shirnina
Elena Shirninahas quoted2 months ago
Women are like that. When they are enraged they have great strength.
Elena Shirnina
Elena Shirninahas quoted2 months ago
True to their nationality, the two English people were not chatty
Elena Shirnina
Elena Shirninahas quoted2 months ago
breakfast isn’t always a chatty meal
Sumeja Smajić
Sumeja Smajićhas quoted2 months ago
Ce n’est rien. Je me suis trompé

It's all right. It's nothing. I made a mistake.

Sumeja Smajić
Sumeja Smajićhas quoted2 months ago
Que s’excuse s’accuse

What apology is there to accuse

Sumeja Smajić
Sumeja Smajićhas quoted2 months ago
not dans son caractère

not in character

Sumeja Smajić
Sumeja Smajićhas quoted2 months ago
Encore un peu, Madame.

A little more, ma'am.

Sumeja Smajić
Sumeja Smajićhas quoted2 months ago
Vous n’éprouvez pas d’émotion

You don't feel any emotion

Surya Akhil
Surya Akhilhas quoted2 months ago
Edward Henry Masterman

Valet of rachett

Arta Luboteni
Arta Lubotenihas quoted3 months ago
“What is this country anyway?” demanded Mrs. Hubbard tearfully.

On being told it was Yugo-Slavia she said:

“Oh! one of these Balkan things. What can you expect?”
Arta Luboteni
Arta Lubotenihas quoted3 months ago
True to their nationality, the two English people were not chatty
Nana Kenz
Nana Kenzhas quoted4 months ago
“Quite ready now, Mr. Ratchett.”

The elder man grunted an assent and passed out.

“Eh bien,” said Poirot. “What do you think of those two?”

“They are Americans,” said M. Bouc.

“Assuredly they are Americans. I meant what did you think of their personalities?”

“The young man seemed quite agreeable.”

“And the other?”

“To tell you the truth, my friend, I did not care for him. He produced on me an unpleasant impression. And you?”

Hercule Poirot was a moment before replying.

“When he passed me in the restaurant,” he said at last, “I had a curious impression. It was as though a wild animal—an animal savage, but savage! you understand—had passed me by.”

“And yet he looked altogether of the most respectable.”

“Précisément! The body—the cage—is everything of the most respectable—but through the bars, the wild animal looks out.”

“You are fanciful, mon vieux,” said M. Bouc.
Olivia Jäger
Olivia Jägerhas quoted5 months ago
“If you will forgive me for being personal—I do not like your face, M.
Rhodah Naserian
Rhodah Naserianhas quoted5 months ago
“Ugly as sin, but she makes herself felt.
Rhodah Naserian
Rhodah Naserianhas quoted5 months ago
It was an ugliness of distinction—it fascinated rather than repelled.
Оксана Калиниченко
Оксана Калиниченкоhas quoted7 months ago
makeshift affair, this,” he said
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