I have started reading Sherlock recently (don’t judge me 😊, I know should have done it earlier!), and needless to say that I’m hooked!
Although I have gone through only a few stories & novels of the entire collection, but I must say that I’m officially Sherlocked now!
Moreover, what I find interesting is the deep quotes that are mentioned casually here and there in the entire series!
What is even more interesting is that the quotes are backed up by examples that give life to that deep thought!
I know that this is a little bit out of context but for those who want to make a habit of reading, short stories of Sherlock Holmes are the best option, to begin with! I’m sure you’ll be super amazed by the engaging and mind-boggling stories!
So here are my favorite 21 best quotes from One of the most celebrated detective novels by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, hope you enjoy!
“Mediocrity knows nothing higher than itself, but talent instantly recognizes genius.”- (The Valley of Fear)
“A man always finds it hard to realize that he may have finally lost a woman’s love, however badly he may have treated her.” – (The Musgrave Ritual)
“I abhor the dull routine of existence. I crave mental exaltation. That is why I have chosen my own particular profession, or rather created it, for I am the only one in the world.”– (The Sign of the Four)– Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
“Crime is common. Logic is rare. Therefore, it is upon the logic rather than upon the crime that you should dwell.” – (The Copper Beeches).
“No man lives or has ever lived who has brought the same amount of study and of natural talent to the detection of crime which I have done.” – (A Study in Scarlet).
“I never guess. It is a shocking habit, —destructive to the logical faculty.” – (The Sign of Four)– Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
“Detection is, or ought to be, an exact science and should be treated in the same cold and unemotional manner.” – (Sign Of Four)
“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.” – (The Hound of the Baskervilles)
“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.” – (A Scandal in Bohemia)-Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
“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.” – (The Five Orange Pips)
“It is an old maxim of mine that when you have excluded the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.” – (The Beryl Coronet)
“There is nothing more stimulating than a case where everything goes against you. ” – (Three Broken Threads)– Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
“The past and the present are within my field of inquiry.” – (The Hound of the Baskervilles)
“The world is full of obvious things which nobody by any chance ever observes.” – (The Hound of the Baskervilles)
“Nothing clears up a case so much as stating it to another person.” – (Silver Blaze)– Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
okay Sherlockians! This is it from my side. Hope you enjoyed, please let us know what you think in the comments.
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