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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    Once you eliminate the impossible, whatever remains, no matter how improbable, must be the truth.
    Source: The Sign of the Four (1890) ch. 6
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    Our ideas must be as broad as Nature if they are to interpret Nature.
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    Sir Walter, with his 61 years of life, although he never wrote a novel until he was over 40, had, fortunately for the world, a longer working career than most of his brethren.
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    Some facts should be suppressed, or, at least, a just sense of proportion should be observed in treating them.
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    The chief proof of man's real greatness lies in his perception of his own smallness.
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    The most winning woman I ever knew was hanged for poisoning three little children for their insurance-money, and the most repellent man of my acquaintance is a philanthropist who has spent nearly a quarter of a million upon the London poor.
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    The world is full of obvious things which nobody by any chance ever observes.
    Source: Sherlock Holmes in The Hound of the Baskervilles (1901)
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    There are always some lunatics about. It would be a dull world without them.
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    There are times, young fellah, when every one of us must make a stand for human right and justice, or you never feel clean again.
    Source: The Lost World (2015) 72
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    There is no part of the body which varies so much as the human ear.
    Source: His Last Bow (1917)
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    There is nothing as deceptive as an obvious fact.
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    There is nothing more deceptive than an obvious fact.
    Source: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1892)
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    There is nothing more stimulating than a case where everything goes against you.
    Source: The Complete Sherlock Holmes (2013) 526
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    There is nothing more unaesthetic than a policeman.
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    There's a light in a woman's eyes that speaks louder than words.
    Source: The Complete Sherlock Holmes (2016) 1095
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