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Dorothy Sayers, in the voice of Lord Peter Wimsey:
I know what an Act to make things simpler means. It means that the persons who drew it up don’t understand it themselves and that every one of its clauses needs a law-suit to disentangle it.
Sayers, Dorothy, Unnatural Death (New York: Avon, 1964), p. 137.
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Rex Stout, in the voice of Nero Wolfe:
You should know that your only safe secrets are those that you have yourself forgotten.
Stout, Rex, Death of a Doxy (New York: Bantam, 1995), p. 97.