Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Quotes
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When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.
It is a capital mistake to theorise before one has data. Insensibly one begins to twist facts to suit theories, instead of theories to suit facts.
The greatest luxury of riches is that they enable you to escape so much good advice.
It is stupidity rather than courage to refuse to recognize danger when it is close upon you.
Depend upon it there comes a time when for every addition of knowledge you forget something you knew before. It is of the highest importance, therefore, not to have useless facts elbowing out the useful ones.
Where there is no imagination there is no horror.
Violence does, in truth, recoil upon the violent, and the schemer falls into the pit which he digs for another.
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.
You are a conductor of light.
I am a brain, Watson. The rest of me is a mere appendix.
Our ideas must be as broad as nature if they are to interpret nature.
Mediocrity knows nothing higher than itself; but talent instantly recognizes genius.
He was as sensitive to flattery on the score of his art as any girl could be of her beauty.
There's the scarlet thread of murder running through the colorless skein of life, and our duty is to unravel it and isolate it, and expose every inch of it.
Do you remember what Darwin says about music? He claims that the power of producing and appreciating it existed among the human race long before the power of speech was arrived at.
A man should keep his little brain-attic stocked with all the furniture that he is likely to use, and the rest he can put away in the lumber-room of his library, where he can get it if he wants it.