Quotation by Agatha Christie

These little grey cells. It is "up to them."
Agatha Christie (1890–1976), British mystery writer. Hercule Poirot, in The Mysterious Affair at Styles, ch. 10 (1920).

Christie's first detective novel introduced both Belgian sleuth Hercule Poirot and Poirot's famous reference to the efficacy of brain-power—the "little grey cells"Mto solve mysteries, a faith he drew attention to in almost every subsequent appearance.
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