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Quotes for
Mr. Samuel Ratchett (Character)
from Murder on the Orient Express (2001) (TV)

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Murder on the Orient Express (2001) (TV)
Mr. Samuel Ratchett: Mr. Perot?
Hercule Poirot: Perot? Like the American Presidential candidate? Certainly not! The name is Poirot! Hercule Poirot!

Mr. Samuel Ratchett: All 200,000... dollars! Tax free!
Hercule Poirot: Thank you Mr. Ratchett, but I've made up my mind.
Mr. Samuel Ratchett: That's a lot of money to turn down.
Hercule Poirot: I've been very fortunate in my career, Mr. Ratchett, as you have been in yours. I've managed to pay for my needs and my caprices, and now I only take on cases that appeal to me.
Mr. Samuel Ratchett: Really! And what's wrong with this one?
Hercule Poirot: May I speak personally?
Mr. Samuel Ratchett: [With a sweep of his hand] Sure!
Hercule Poirot: I find you intolerable.
[He gets up slowly and leaves the table]
Hercule Poirot: Good-bye.

Murder on the Orient Express (1974)
Ratchett: [holding out a cigar] I wonder if you could oblige me with a light.
Hercule Poirot: Ah, certainly.
[he reaches into his pocket for a box of matches and hands them to Ratchett]
Ratchett: Thank you. My name is Ratchett. Do I have the pleasure of speaking to Mr. Hercule Porrot?
Hercule Poirot: The pleasure, possibly, Mister Ratchett. The intention, certainly: you asked me for a light, I offered you one, and you have not used it. One can deduce that without acute mental exhaustion.

"Agatha Christie's Poirot: Murder on the Orient Express (#12.3)" (2010)
Samuel Ratchett: I'm a rich man, Mr. Poirot; I have enemies.