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Murder on the Orient Express:  Quotes

Mike on January 18, 2018 - 12:30 pm in Uncategorized
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Read Shepherd Project’s discussion of Murder on the Orient Express, here.

Poirot:  I have the advantage.   I can only see the world as it should be so the imperfections stand out.

Poirot:  There is right.  There is wrong.  There is nothing in between.

Poirot:  The train is full.  I think we are, uh, bunkies.
MacQueen:  Really??
Poirot:  I am equally disappointed in you.  Shall we?

Pilar Estravados:  Sin doesn’t agree with me.

Pilar Estravados:  Vice is where the devil finds his darlings.
Bouc:  We should never speak again.

Poirot:  Romance never goes unpunished.

Hardman (speaking about black and white people):  It is out of respect for both that I like to keep them separated.  To mix your red wine and your white would be to ruin them both.
Miss Mary Debenham, pouring her red wine into her white:  I like a good rosé.

Bouc:  Madame, you cannot hold me accountable for the weather.
Princess Dragomiroff:  Sure I can!  You are the one here.

Poirot:  Every day we meet people the world would be better without, but we do not kill them.  We must be better than the beasts.

Poirot:  If it were easy, I would not be famous.

Princess Dragomiroff:  God blessed me with long life but cursed me with a bad back to make it miserable.

Miss Mary Debenham:  Perhaps there is another question you didn’t ask yet that will give you the answers to all the questions.

Poirot:  You tell your lies and you think no one will know, but there are people who will know.  Your God and Hercule Poirot.

Poirot:  When Ratchett kills Armstrong… lives are broken.  Fractured.

Miss Mary Debenham (?):  They’re not killers.  They’re good people.  They can be good again.

Poirot:  There was right.  There was wrong.  Then there was you.  I cannot judge you for this.

Poirot:  What is justice here?

I have seen the fracture of the human soul… until one crime became many.  I depend on order… but now, perhaps I am asked to listen to my heart.  I have understood in this case that the scales of justice cannot be evenly weighed.

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