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In the midst of life, we are in death.
But no artist, I now realize, can be satisfied with art alone. There is a natural craving for recognition which cannot be gain-said.
I don't know. I don't know at all. And that's what's frightening the life out of me. To have no idea....
Crime is terribly revealing. Try and vary your methods as you will, your tastes, your habits, your attitude of mind, and your soul is revealed by your actions.
The amount of missing girls I've had to trace and their family and their friends always say the same thing. 'She was a bright and affectionate disposition and had no men friends'. That's never true. It's unnatural. Girls ought to have men friends. If not, then there's something wrong about them....
One little Indian left all alone, he went out and hanged himself and then there were none.
One of us in this very room is in fact the murderer.
Be sure thy sin will find thee out.
Best of an island is once you get there - you can't go any farther...you've come to the end of things...
There was something magical about an island—the mere word suggested fantasy. You lost touch with the world—an island was a world of its own. A world, perhaps, from which you might never return.
And then there were none.
That's peace - real peace. To come to the end - not to have to go on... Yes, peace.
When a man's neck's in danger, he doesn't stop to think too much about sentiment.
Death was for-the other people.
When the sea goes down, there will come from the mainland boats and men. And they will find ten dead bodies and an unsolved problem on Indian Island.
You're very young...you haven't got to that yet. But it does come! The blessed relief when you know that you've done with it all - that you haven't got to carry the burden any longer. You'll feel that too someday...
...You can't save someone who doesn't want to be saved.
This is no time for refusing to look facts in the face.
Unpleasant to feel that people were discussing you.
Ulick Norman Owen—Una Nancy Owen—each time, that is to say, U. N. Owen. Or by a slight stretch of fancy, UNKNOWN!.
I have, let me confess it in all humility, a pitiful human wish that someone should know just how clever I have been.
From now on, it is our task to suspect each and everyone amongst us. Forewarned is forearmed. Take no risks and be alert to danger. That is all.
Oh, yes. I've no doubt in my own mind that we have been invited here by a madman-probably a dangerous homicidal lunatic.
She looked at them with shining eyes. Her chin went up. She said: "You regard it as impossible that a sinner should be struck down by the wrath of God! I do not!" The judge stroked his chin. He murmured in a slightly ironic voice: "My dear lady, in my experience of ill-doing, Providence leaves the work of conviction and chastisement to us mortals-and the process is often fraught with difficulties. There are no short cuts.