The Adventure of the Speckled Band Quotes

"Ah, me! it's a wicked world, and when a clever man turns his brains to crime it is the worst of all." ~ The Adventure of the Speckled Band

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"But I have heard, Mr. Holmes, that you can see deeply into the manifold wickedness of the human heart. You may advise me how to walk amid the dangers which encompass me." ~ The Adventure of the Speckled Band

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"When a doctor does go wrong he is the first of criminals. He has nerve and he has knowledge." ~ The Adventure of the Speckled Band

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"Violence does, in truth, recoil upon the violent, and the schemer falls into the pit which he digs for another." ~ The Adventure of the Speckled Band

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"An Eley's No. 2 is an excellent argument with gentlemen who can twist steel pokers into knots." ~ The Adventure of the Speckled Band

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