Arthur Conan Doyle
(1891-93) den skotske forfatter af detivromaner. Han skabte prototypen på alle moderne detektiver, den uforlignelige Sherlock Holmes, hvis eventyr først blev bragt i the Strand Magazine.
Den middelmådige kender intet højere end sig selv, men talentet genkender altid geniet. Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven

A client is to me a mere unit, a factor in a problem. Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
A long shot, Watson, a very long shot! Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
A man should keep his little brain attic stocked with all the furniture that he is likely to need, and the rest he can put away in the lumber room of his library, where he can get it if he wants it Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
As a rule, said Holmes, the more bizarre a thing is the less mysterious it proves to be. It is your commonplace, featureless crimes which are really puzzling, just as a commonplace face is the most difficult to identify. Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
Excellence at chess is one mark of a scheming mind. , Sherlock Holmes   Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
From a drop of water a logician could infer the possibility of an Atlantic or a Niagara without having seen or heard of one or the other. Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
How often have I said to you that when you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth? , The Sign of Four   Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
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. Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
It is a capital mistake to theorize before you have all the evidence. It biases the judgment Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
It is not really difficult to construct a series of inferences, each dependent upon its predecessor and each simple in itself. If, after doing so, one simply knocks out all the central inferences and presents one's audience with the starting-point and the , The Dancing Men   Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
It is stupidity rather than courage to refuse to recognize danger when it is close upon you Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
Mediocrity knows nothing higher than itself, but talent instantly recognizes genius Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
There comes a time when for every addition of knowledge you forget something that you knew before. It is of the highest importance, therefore, not to have useless facts elbowing out the useful ones Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
When you have eliminated the impossible, that which remains, however improbable, must be the truth. Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
You know my methods, Watson. Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven

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