Arthur Conan Doyle Quotes


"It has long been an axiom of mine that the little things are infinitely the most important."

Arthur Conan Doyle

"Any truth is better than indefinite doubt."

Arthur Conan Doyle

“You see, but you do not observe.” ~ Arthur Conan Doyle

“Mediocrity knows nothing higher than itself, but talent instantly recognizes genius.” ~ Arthur Conan Doyle

“There is nothing more deceptive than an obvious fact.” ~ Arthur Conan Doyle

“Life is infinitely stranger than anything which the mind of man could invent.” ~ Arthur Conan Doyle

“It is stupidity rather than courage to refuse to recognize danger when it is close upon you.” ~ Arthur Conan Doyle

“Your life is not your own. Keep your hands off it.” ~ Arthur Conan Doyle

“It may be that you are not yourself luminous, but that you are a conductor of light. Some people without possessing genius have a remarkable power of stimulating it.” ~ Arthur Conan Doyle

“There is no scent so pleasant to my nostrils as that faint, subtle reek which comes from an ancient book.” ~ Arthur Conan Doyle

“The world is full of obvious things which nobody by any chance ever observes.” ~ Arthur Conan Doyle

“When the impossible has been eliminated, all that remains no matter how improbable is possible.” ~ Arthur Conan Doyle

“The unexpected has happened so continually in my life that it has ceased to deserve the name.” ~ Arthur Conan Doyle

“We can’t command our love, but we can our actions.” ~ Arthur Conan Doyle

“The most difficult crime to track is the one which is purposeless.” ~ Arthur Conan Doyle

“Jealousy is a strange transformer of characters.” ~ Arthur Conan Doyle

“All other men are specialists, but his specialism is omniscience.” ~ Arthur Conan Doyle

“It was all love on my side, and all good comradeship and friendship on hers. When we parted she was a free woman, but I could never again be a free man.” ~ Arthur Conan Doyle

“Keep your revolver near you night and day, and never relax your precautions.” ~ Arthur Conan Doyle

“There is a mystery about this which stimulates the imagination; where there is no imagination there is no horror.” ~ Arthur Conan Doyle

“I wanted to end the world but,I’ll settle for ending yours.” ~ Arthur Conan Doyle

“No violence, gentlemen — no violence, I beg of you! Consider the furniture!” ~ Arthur Conan Doyle

“So all life is a great chain, the nature of which is known whenever we are shown a link of it.” ~ Arthur Conan Doyle

“What one man can invent, another can discover.” ~ Arthur Conan Doyle

“There is nothing more stimulating than a case where everything goes against you.” ~ Arthur Conan Doyle

“You cannot see the lettuce and the dressing without suspecting a salad.” ~ Arthur Conan Doyle

“Work is the best antidote to sorrow, my dear Watson.” ~ Arthur Conan Doyle

“It is a mistake to confound strangeness with mystery.” ~ Arthur Conan Doyle

“My name is Sherlock Holmes. It is my business to know what other people do not know.” ~ Arthur Conan Doyle

“It’s every man’s business to see justice done.” ~ Arthur Conan Doyle

"It’s every man’s business to see justice done."

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