21 Best Quotes from Sherlock!

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!

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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!

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“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
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“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
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“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
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“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
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“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
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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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