The important thing to know about an assassination or an attempted assassination is not who fired the shot, but who paid for the bullet. — Eric Ambler (1909–1998), A Coffin for Demetrios [1939], ch. 2

The important thing to know about an assassination or an attempted assassination is not who fired the shot, but who paid for the bullet. — Eric Ambler (1909–1998), A Coffin for Demetrios [1939], ch. 2