Sherlock Holmes

Sherlock Holmes was created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. This is a collection of quotes from the famous detective.

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Art in the blood is liable to take the strangest forms.

Sherlock Holmes
The Adventure of the Greek Interpreter
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

As a rule, the more bizarre a thing is the less mysterious it proves to be.

Sherlock Holmes
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
Arthur Conan Doyle

Depend upon it there comes a time when for every addition in knowledge you forget something that you knew before.

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A Study in Scarlet
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Dogs don't make mistakes.

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The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes
Arthur Conan Doyle

His ignorance was as remarkable as his knowledge.

A Study in Scarlet
Arthur Conan Doyle

How often have I said to you that when you have eliminated the impossible whatever remains, HOWEVER IMPROBABLE, must be the truth?

Sherlock Holmes
The Sign of the Four
Arthur Conan Doyle

I have taken to living by my wits.

The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes
Arthur Conan Doyle

I tell you, Mr. Holmes, this man collects women, and takes a pride in his collection, as some men collect moths or butterflies.

The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes
Arthur Conan Doyle

I was never top of the class at school, but my classmates must have seen potential in me, because my nickname was 'Einstein'.

Stephen Hawking

In solving a problem of this sort, the grand thing is to be able to reason backward.

A Study in Scarlet
Arthur Conan Doyle

Jealousy is a strange transformer of characters.

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The Adventure of the Noble Bachelor
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Life is infinitely stranger than anything which the mind of man could invent.

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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
Arthur Conan Doyle

Mediocrity knows nothing higher than itself, but talent instantly recognizes genius.

The Valley of Fear
Arthur Conan Doyle

No, no: I never guess. It is a shocking habit,- destructive to the logical faculty.

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The Sign of the Four
Arthur Conan Doyle

Of all ghosts the ghosts of our old lovers are the worst.

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The "Gloria Scott"
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Our highest assurance of the goodness of Providence seems to me to rest in the flowers. All other things, our powers our desires, our food, are all really necessary for our existence in the first instance. But this rose is an extra. Its smell and its color are an embellishment of life, not a condition of it.

The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes
Arthur Conan Doyle

That the dog should die was after the beautiful, faithful nature of dogs.

The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes
Arthur Conan Doyle

There are always some lunatics about. It would be a dull world without them.

The Red Headed League
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

There is nothing more deceptive than an obvious fact.

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The Boscombe Valley Mystery
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

To a great mind, nothing is little.

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A Study in Scarlet
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

To Sherlock Holmes she is always the woman. I have seldom heard him mention her under any other name. In his eyes she eclipses and predominates the whole of her sex.

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
Arthur Conan Doyle

To the man who loves art for its own sake, it is frequently in its least important and lowliest manifestations that the keenest pleasure is to be derived.

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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

When I have spun the web they may take the flies, but not before.

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The Five Orange Pips
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Work is the best antidote to sorrow.

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The Return of Sherlock Holmes
Arthur Conan Doyle

You have a grand gift for silence, Watson. It makes you quite invaluable as a companion.

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The Complete Sherlock Holmes
Arthur Conan Doyle


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