Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle KStJ, DL was a British writer and physician, most noted for his fictional stories about the detective Sherlock Holmes, which are generally considered milestones in the field of crime fiction... (wikipedia)
It has long been an axiom of mine that the little things are infinitely the most important.
We can't command our love, but we can our actions.
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.
Any truth is better than indefinite doubt.
My mind rebels at stagnation. Give me problems, give me work, give me the most abstruse cryptogram, or the most intricate analysis, and I am in my own proper atmosphere. But I abhor the dull routine of existence. I crave for mental exaltation.
Once you eliminate the impossible, whatever remains, no matter how improbable, must be the truth.
Depend upon it 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.
There is nothing more deceptive than an obvious fact.
The ideal reasoner, he remarked, would, when he had once been shown a single fact in all its bearings, deduce from it not only all the chain of events which led up to it but also all the results which would follow from it.
The lowest and vilest alleys of London do not present a more dreadful record of sin than does the smiling and beautiful countryside.