The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle Quotes


The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle Quotes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

I had called upon my friend Sherlock Holmes upon the second morning after Christmas, with the intention of wishing him the compliments of the season. ~ The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle


"Amid the action and reaction of so dense a swarm of humanity, every possible combination of events may be expected to take place, and many a little problem will be presented which may be striking and bizarre without being criminal." ~ The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle


"On the contrary, Watson, you can see everything. You fail, however, to reason from what you see. You are too timid in drawing your inferences." ~ The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle


"It's a bonny thing," said he. "Just see how it glints and sparkles. Of course it is a nucleus and focus of crime. Every good stone is. They are the devil's pet baits." ~ The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle


"My name is Sherlock Holmes. It is my business to know what other people don't know." ~ The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle


"I suppose that I am commuting a felony. but it is just possible that I am saving a soul. This fellow will not go wrong again; he is too terribly frightened. Send him to jail now, and you make him a jail-bird for life." ~ The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle


"It is always awkward doing business with an alias." ~ The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle