Arthur Conan Doyle Quotes

- Notable Arthur Conan Doyle Quotes Index -

Born: May 22, 1859, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Birth Country: UK
Died: Crowborough, Sussex, England, UK, July 7, 1930
Occupation: Author

1.
Any truth is better than indefinite doubt.
- Arthur Conan Doyle

2.
Depend upon it there comes a time when for every addition of knowledge you forget something that you knew before. It is of the highest importance, therefore, not to have useless facts elbowing out the useful ones.
- Arthur Conan Doyle

3.
For strange effects and extraordinary combinations we must go to life itself, which is always far more daring than any effort of the imagination.
- Arthur Conan Doyle

4.
His ignorance was as remarkable as his knowledge.
- Arthur Conan Doyle

5.
How often have I said to you that when you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth?
- Arthur Conan Doyle

6.
I consider that a man's brain originally is like a little empty attic, and you have to stock it with such furniture as you choose.
- Arthur Conan Doyle

7.
It has long been an axiom of mine that the little things are infinitely the most important.
- Arthur Conan Doyle

8.
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

9.
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.
- Arthur Conan Doyle

10.
Once you eliminate the impossible, whatever remains, no matter how improbable, must be the truth.
- Arthur Conan Doyle

11.
Our ideas must be as broad as Nature if they are to interpret Nature.
- Arthur Conan Doyle

12.
To the man who loves art for its own sake, it is frequently in its least important and lowliest manifestations that the keenest pleasure is to be derived.
- Arthur Conan Doyle

13.
Violence does, in truth, recoil upon the violent, and the schemer falls into the pit which he digs for another.
- Arthur Conan Doyle

14.
We can't command our love, but we can our actions.
- Arthur Conan Doyle

15.
When a doctor does go wrong he is the first of criminals. He has nerve and he has knowledge.
- Arthur Conan Doyle

16.
When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.
- Arthur Conan Doyle

17.
Where there is no imagination there is no horror.
- Arthur Conan Doyle

18.
Women are naturally secretive, and they like to do their own secreting.
- Arthur Conan Doyle

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