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The Murder of Roger Ackroyd (1926)
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Never worry about what you say to a man. They're so conceited that they never believe you mean it if it's unflattering.
It is completely unimportant. That is why it is so interesting!
It is odd how, when you have a secret belief of your own which you do not wish to acknowledge, the voicing of it by someone else will rouse you to a fury of denial.
I have no pity for myself either. So let it be veronal. But I wish Hercule Poirot had never retired from work and come here to grow vegetable marrows.
How tedious is retirement! You cannot imagine to yourself the monotony with which day comes after day.
Understand this, I mean to arrive at the truth. The truth, however ugly in itself, is always curious and beautiful to seekers after it.
The things young women read nowadays and profess to enjoy positively frighten me.
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Pleasant it is, when over a great sea the winds trouble the waters, to gaze from shore upon another's tribulation: not because any man's troubles are a delectable joy, but because to perceive from what ills you are free yourself is pleasant.
September 15, 1890
January 12, 1976
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