Hello friends. This post is a collection of quotes from the book - The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie.
The Mysterious Affair at Styles has been described as a masterpiece of mystery and a must-have for all who love a great story!
You're an old woman, Emily, and there's no fool like an old fool. The man's twenty years younger than you, and don't you fool yourself as to what he married you for. Money! Well, don't let him have too much of it. - The Mysterious Affair at Styles
Young man, trust me. I've lived in the world rather longer than you have. All I ask you is to keep your eyes open. You'll see what I mean. - The Mysterious Affair at Styles
The mind is confused? Is it not so? Take time, mon ami. You are agitated; you are excited - it is but natural. Presently, when we are calmer, we will arrange the facts, neatly, each in his proper place. We will examine - and reject. Those of importance we will put on one side; those of no importance, pouf! - blow them away! - The Mysterious Affair at Styles
Beware! Peril to the detective who says: 'It is so small - it does not matter. It will not agree. I will forget it.' That way lies confusion! Everything matters. - The Mysterious Affair at Styles
I should like to see a good flare up. It would clear the air. At present we are all thinking so much, and saying so little. - The Mysterious Affair at Styles
You gave too much rein to your imagination. Imagination is a good servant, and a bad master. The simplest explanation is always the most likely. - The Mysterious Affair at Styles
Real evidence is usually vague and unsatisfactory. It has to be examined - sifted. But here the whole thing is cut and dried. No, my friend, this evidence has been very cleverly manufactured - so cleverly that it has defeated its own ends. - The Mysterious Affair at Styles
It is always wise to suspect everybody until you can prove logically, and to your own satisfaction, that they are innocent. - The Mysterious Affair at Styles
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored. - The Mysterious Affair at Styles
A tinge of Jewish blood is not a bad thing. It leavens the stolid stupidity of the ordinary Englishman. - The Mysterious Affair at Styles
Every murderer is probably somebody's old friend. You cannot mix up sentiment and reason. - The Mysterious Affair at Styles
It is one thing to know that a man is guilty, it is quite another matter to prove him so. And, in this case, there is terribly little evidence. That is the whole trouble. I, Hercule Poirot, know, but I lack the last link in my chain. - The Mysterious Affair at Styles
A man in love is a sorry spectacle. - The Mysterious Affair at Styles