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Notable quotations

Total quotes: 39 (showing: 21–40)
Total records: 39 (showing: 21–40)
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View Adventure of the Speckled Band, The "...You are Holmes, the meddler." My friend smiled. "Holmes, the busybody!" His smile broadened. "Holmes, the Scotland Yard Jack-in-office!"
View Adventure of the Speckled Band, The "You speak of danger. You have evidently seen more in these rooms than was visible to me." "No, but I fancy that I may have deduced a little more."
View Adventure of the Speckled Band, The "I had," said he, "come to an entirely erroneous conclusion which shows, my dear Watson, how dangerous it always is to reason from insufficient data..."
View Adventure of the Second Stain, The "It is a capital mistake to theorise in advance of the facts."
View Adventure of the Noble Bachelor, The "Well, it is a possible supposition." "You think so, too?" "I did not say a probable one..."
View Adventure of the Naval Treaty, The "Of course you saw the J H monogram on my locket," said he. "For a moment I thought you had done something clever."
View Adventure of the Golden Pince-nez, The "What did you do, Hopkins, after you had made certain that you had made certain of nothing?"
View Adventure of the Final Problem, The "He is the Napoleon of crime, Watson."
View Adventure of the Devil's Foot, The "I followed you." "I saw no one." "That is what you may expect to see when I follow you."
View Adventure of the Dancing Men, The "What one man can invent another can discover," said Holmes.
View Adventure of the Crooked Man, The "Excellent!" I cried. "Elementary," said he.
View Adventure of the Creeping Man, The Come at once if convenient – if inconvenient come all the same. S. H.
View Adventure of the Blanched Soldier, The "You see everything." "I see no more than you, but I have trained myself to notice what I see."
View Adventure of the Blanched Soldier, The "How do you know?" he gasped, sitting down heavily in his chair. "It is my business to know things. That is my trade."
View Adventure of the Blanched Soldier, The "That process," said I, "starts upon the supposition that when you have eliminated all which is impossible, then whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth."
View Adventure of the Beryl Coronet, The "It is an old maxim of mine that when you have excluded the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth..."
View Adventure of the Abbey Grange, The "Come, Watson, come!" he cried. "The game is afoot. Not a word! Into your clothes and come!"
View Adventure of Black Peter, The "I understand, however, from the inquest that there were some objects which you failed to overlook?"
View Adventure of Black Peter, The "One should always look for a possible alternative, and provide against it. It is the first rule of criminal investigation."
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