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    Arthur Conan Doyle
    “There is nothing more deceptive than an obvious fact.”
    Arthur Conan Doyle, The Boscombe Valley Mystery

  • #2
    Arthur Conan Doyle
    “It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data. Insensibly one begins to twist facts to suit theories, instead of theories to suit facts.”
    Arthur Conan Doyle, Sherlock Holmes

  • #3
    Arthur Conan Doyle
    “It may be that you are not yourself luminous, but that you are a conductor of light. Some people without possessing genius have a remarkable power of stimulating it.”
    Arthur Conan Doyle

  • #4
    Arthur Conan Doyle
    “What one man can invent, another can discover.”
    Arthur Conan Doyle, The Adventure of the Dancing Men

  • #5
    Arthur Conan Doyle
    “Circumstantial evidence is a very tricky thing. It may seem to point very straight to one thing, but if you shift your own point of view a little, you may find it pointing in an equally uncompromising manner to something entirely different”
    Arthur Conan Doyle, The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

  • #6
    Arthur Conan Doyle
    “When the spirits are low, when the day appears dark, when work becomes monotonous, when hope hardly seems worth having, just mount a bicycle and go out for a spin down the road, without thought on anything but the ride you are taking.”
    Arthur Conan Doyle

  • #7
    Arthur Conan Doyle
    “It has always seemed to me that so long as you produce your dramatic effect, accuracy of detail matters little. I have never striven for it and I have made some bad mistakes in consequence. What matter if I hold my readers?”
    Arthur Conan Doyle

  • #8
    Arthur Conan Doyle
    “I never guess. It is a shocking habit - destructive to the logical faculty.”
    Arthur Conan Doyle

  • #9
    Arthur Conan Doyle
    “If in 100 years I am only known as the man who invented Sherlock Holmes then I will have considered my life a failure.”
    Arthur Conan Doyle



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