Sherlock Holmes Quotes

The stories of detective Sherlock Holmes and his friend Dr. Watson were written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930). Here is a collection of quotes from this famous detective.


Quote Book or Story
"To a great mind, nothing is little" A Study in Scarlet
"Depend upon it there comes a time when for every addition in knowledge you forget something that you knew before." A Study in Scarlet
"There is nothing more deceptive than an obvious fact" The Boscombe Valley Mystery
"When I have spun the web they may take the flies, but not before" The Five Orange Pips
"…, jealousy is a strange transformer of characters." The Adventure of the Noble Bachelor
"Of all ghosts the ghosts of our old loves are the worst." The "Gloria Scott"
"Art in the blood is liable to take the strangest forms." The Greek Interpreter

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