Quotes from Peter Ustinov movies and TV shows

Hercule Poirot: People like to talk, and in doing so they tell the truth. It puts less of a strain on the memory.

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Jim Ferguson: You damn froggy eavesdropper.
Hercule Poirot: Belgian! Belgian eavesdropper.

Col. Johnny Race: Why doesn't someone murder her.
Hercule Poirot: Well maybe the world's lending libraries will band together and hire an assassin.

Andrew Pennington: What the hell is going on?
Hercule Poirot: We're going through your private papers, sir, isn't that obvious?

Mrs. Van Schuyler: You perfectly foul French upstart.
Hercule Poirot: Belgian upstart, please, madame.

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Frederick the Wise: The Roman Inquisition does not give hearings. It gives death sentences.

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Emperor Nero: Is it possible that human beings can produce such a sound?
Petronius: Yes, when they've been pushed too far.

Emperor Nero: Poppaea, one woman shouldn't judge another. She hasn't the glands for it. Ha-ha.

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