Thoughts by Arthur Conan Doyle

Thoughts by Arthur Conan Doyle:

Arthur Conan Doyle Thoughts/Quotes on Books

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The love of books is among the choicest gifts of the gods.


Any truth is better than indefinite doubt.


The setting is a worthy one, if the devil did desire to have a hand in the affairs of men.


There is no scent so pleasant to my nostrils as that faint, subtle reek which comes from an ancient book.

Arthur Conan Doyle Thoughts/Quotes on Business

A client is to me a mere unit, a factor in a problem.


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.


My name is Sherlock Holmes. It is my business to know what other people do not know.

Arthur Conan Doyle Thoughts/Quotes on Crime

The world is full of obvious things which nobody by any chance ever observes.


Ex-Professor Moriarty of mathematical celebrity… is the Napoleon of crime, Watson.


The most difficult crime to track is the one which is purposeless.


It’s a wicked world, and when a clever man turns his brain to crime it is the worst of all.

Arthur Conan Doyle Thoughts/Quotes on Giving

I have my own views about Nature’s methods, though I feel that it is rather like a beetle giving his.


Felt Holmes’s hand steal into mine and give me a reassuring shake.


I am afraid that I rather give myself away when I explain,
” said he. “Results without causes are much more impressive.


It is only goodness which gives extras, and so I say again that we have much to hope from the flowers.

Arthur Conan Doyle Thoughts/Quotes on Halloween

Then away out in the woods I heard that kind of a sound that a ghost makes when it wants to tell about something that’s on its mind and can’t make itself understood, and so can’t rest easy in its grave, and has to go about that way every night grieving.

As you value your life or your reason keep away from the moor.


Where there is no imagination there is no horror.


It was a huge creature, luminous, ghastly, and spectral. I have cross-examined these men, one of them a hard-headed countryman, one a farrier, and one a moorland farmer, who all tell the same story of this dreadful apparition, exactly corresponding to the hell-hound of the legend. I assure you that there is a reign of terror in the district, and that it is a hardy man who will cross the moor at night.

Inspirational Thoughts/Quotes by Arthur Conan Doyle

There is nothing more deceptive than an obvious fact.


The love of books is among the choicest gifts of the gods.


It is, of course, a trifle, but there is nothing so important as trifles.


It is an old maxim of mine that when you have excluded the impossible,
whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.

Arthur Conan Doyle Thoughts/Quotes on Language

The setting is a worthy one, if the devil did desire to have a hand in the affairs of men.


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


Any truth is better than indefinite doubt.


He foresaw that she would be very much more useful to him in the character of a free woman.

Arthur Conan Doyle Thoughts/Quotes on Literature

Nothing clears up a case so much as stating it to another person.


Women are naturally secretive, and they like to do their own secreting.


I never guess. It is a shocking habit destructive to the logical faculty.


I have frequently gained my first real insight into the character of parents by studying their children.

Arthur Conan Doyle Thoughts/Quotes on Logic

From a drop of water a logician could infer the possibility of an Atlantic
or a Niagara without having seen or heard of one or the other.


Crime is common. Logic is rare. Therefore it is upon the
logic rather than upon the crime that you should dwell.

Arthur Conan Doyle Thoughts/Quotes on Revolver

Am dining at Goldini’s Restaurant, Gloucester Road, Kensington. Please come at once and join me there. Bring with you a jemmy, a dark lantern, a chisel, and a revolver. S. H.” It was a nice equipment for a respectable citizen to carry through the dim, fog-draped streets.


Keep your revolver near you night and day, and never relax your precautions.


I should be very much obliged if you would slip your revolver into your pocket. An Eley’s No. 2 is an excellent argument with gentlemen who can twist steel pokers into knots. That and a tooth-brush are, I think, all that we need.

Arthur Conan Doyle Thoughts/Quotes on Romanticism

Detection is, or ought to be, an exact science, and should be
treated in the same cold and unemotional manner.

Arthur Conan Doyle Thoughts/Quotes on Sarcasm

A fine horse or a beautiful woman, I cannot look at them unmoved,
even now when seventy winters have chilled my blood.


An absence of antecedents and of relatives is sometimes
an aid rather than an impediment to social advancement . . .


I trust that age doth not wither nor custom stale my infinite variety.


The unexpected has happened so continually in my life that it has ceased to deserve the name.

Arthur Conan Doyle Thoughts/Quotes on Skepticism

Healthy scepticism is the basis of all accurate observation.


It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data.


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.

Arthur Conan Doyle Thoughts/Quotes on Study

It is a capital mistake to theorize before you have all the evidence. It biases the judgment.


His ignorance was as remarkable as his knowledge.


A study of family portraits is enough to convert a man to the theory of reincarnation.


I have frequently gained my first real insight into the character of parents by studying their children.

Arthur Conan Doyle Thoughts/Quotes on Writing

If you want to write good copy, you must be where the things are.


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.


You will, I am sure, agree with me that… if page 534 only finds us in the
second chapter, the length of the first one must have been really intolerable.


It is a pity he did not write in pencil. As you have no doubt frequently observed,
the impression usually goes through — a fact which has dissolved many a happy marriage.

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