Arthur Conan Doyle

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There is nothing more unaesthetic than a policeman.

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For strange effects and extraordinary combinations we must go to life itself, which is always far more daring than any effort of the imagination.

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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 it.

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Some facts should be suppressed, or, at least, a just sense of proportion should be observed in treating them.

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Any truth is better than indefinite doubt.

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

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

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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.

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Arthur Conan Doyle — quotes and aphorisms

My mind rebels at stagnation. Give me problems, give me work, give me the most abstruse cryptogram, or the most intricate analysis, and I am in my own proper atmosphere. But I abhor the dull routine of existence. I crave for mental exaltation.

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Where there is no imagination there is no horror.

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Once you eliminate the impossible, whatever remains, no matter how improbable, must be the truth.

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