The Adventure of the Dying Detective Quotes

"The best way of successfully acting a part is to be it," said Holmes. ~ The Adventure of the Dying Detective

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Mrs. Hudson, the landlady of Sherlock Holmes, was a long-suffering woman. Not only was her first-floor flat invaded at all hours by throngs of singular and often undesirable characters but her remarkable lodger showed an eccentricity and irregularity in his life which must have sorely tried her patience. His incredible untidiness, his addiction to music at strange hours, his occasional revolver practice within doors, his weird and often malodorous scientific experiments, and the atmosphere of violence and danger which hung around him made him the very worst tenant in London. ~ The Adventure of the Dying Detective

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Of all ruins, that of a noble mind is the most deplorable. ~ The Adventure of the Dying Detective

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