Worse than a lie is a lie that no one believes.
When one of us says, ‘The devil’s in the details,’ the other must say, ‘And doubly in the bubbly.’
a mystery is a dark room, and anything could be waiting inside. At this stage of the case, your enemies know more than you know—that is what makes them your enemies.
“He wants to know if I was speaking about him just then.” He listened and nodded some more, then said to Unwin, “No, I wasn’t speaking about you.”