Words of Wisdom Quotes

Mediocrity knows nothing higher than itself; but talent instantly recognizes genius . . . ~ The Valley of Fear

A long series of sterile weeks lay behind us, and here at last there was a fitting object for those remarkable powers which, like all special gifts, become irksome to their owner when they are not in use. ~ The Valley of Fear

"The world is full of obvious things which nobody by any chance ever observes." ~ The Hound of the Baskervilles

"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. A fool takes in all the lumber of every sort that he comes across, so that the knowledge which might be useful to him gets ~ A Study in Scarlet

"It is an old maxim of mine that when you have excluded the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth." ~ The Adventure of the Beryl Coronet

"But he had not that supreme gift of the artist, the knowledge of when to stop." ~ The Adventure of the Norwood Builder

"There are times, young fellah, when every one of us must make a stand for human right and justice, or you never feel clean again." ~ The Lost World

It is decreed by a merciful Nature that the human brain cannot think of two things simultaneously . . . ~ The Lost World

"What one man can invent another can discover," said Holmes. ~ The Adventure of the Dancing Men

"I must take the view, your Grace, that when a man embarks upon a crime, he is morally guilty of any other crime which may spring from it." ~ The Adventure of the Priory School

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