Quotes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

British author

Alive from: 1859-1930

Category: Writers (Contemporary)

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    I consider that a man's brain originally is like a little empty attic, and you have to stock it with such furniture as you choose.
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    I have frequently gained my first real insight into the character of parents by studying their children.
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    I never guess. It is a shocking habit - destructive to the logical faculty.
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    It has long been an axiom of mine that the little things are infinitely the most important.
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    It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data. Insensibly one begins to twist facts to suit theories, instead of theories to suit facts.
    Source: A Scandal in Bohemia (1891)
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    It is fortunate for this community that I am not a criminal.
    Source: The Adventure of the Bruce-Partington Plans (1908)
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    It is more than possible; it is probable.
    Source: The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes (1893)
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    It is, I admit, mere imagination; but how often is imagination the mother of truth?
    Source: The Sherlock Holmes Archives (2017) 342
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    It is, of course, a trifle, but there is nothing so important as trifles.
    Source: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1892)
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    It was easier to know it than to explain why I know it. If you were asked to prove that two and two made four, you might find some difficulty, and yet you are quite sure of the fact.
    Source: A Study in Scarlet (1887)
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    Life is infinitely stranger than anything which the mind of man could invent.
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    Mediocrity knows nothing higher than itself, but talent instantly recognizes genius.
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    My mind rebels at stagnation. Give me problems, give me work, give me the most abstruse cryptogram, or the most intricate analysis, and I am in my own proper atmosphere. I can dispense then with artificial stimulants. But I abhor the dull routine of existence. I crave for mental exaltation.
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    Nothing clears up a case so much as stating it to another person.
    Source: Sherlock Holmes: The Complete Novels and Stories (2016) 206
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    Of all ruins, that of a noble mind is the most deplorable.
    Source: His Last Bow (1917)
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