Sherlock Holmes

Sherlock Holmes is a fictional private detective created by British author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle known as a “consulting detective” in the stories.

Sherlock Holmes Quotes

“‘Data! Data! Data!’ he cried impatiently. ‘I can’t make bricks without clay.’”

“Education never ends, Watson. It is a series of lessons with the greatest for the last.” » Sherlock Holmes – The Red Circle

“How often have I said that when you have excluded the impossible whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.”

“I make a point of never having any prejudices, and of following docilely where fact may lead me.” » Sherlock Holmes – The Reigate Squires

“I never guess. It is a shocking habit — destructive to the logical faculty.”

“I shall be my own Police. When I have spun the web they may take the flies, but not before.” » Sherlock Holmes – The Five Orange Pips

“I trust that age doth not wither nor custom stale my infinite variety.” » Sherlock Holmes – The Empty House

“It is a capital mistake to theorize in advance of the facts. Insensibly one begins to twist facts to suit theories, instead of theories to suit facts.” » Sherlock Holmes – A Scandal in Bohemia

“It is best that I should not leave the country. Scotland Yard feels lonely without me, and it causes an unhealthy excitement among the criminal classes.” » Sherlock Holmes – Lady Frances Carfax

“My name is Sherlock Holmes. It is my business to know what other people don’t know.” » Sherlock Holmes Quote

“Never trust to general impressions, my boy, but concentrate yourself upon details.” » Sherlock Holmes – A Case of Identity

“No man lives or has ever lived who has brought the same amount of study and of natural talent to the detection of crime which I have done.” » Sherlock Holmes – A Study in Scarlet

“The motives of women are so inscrutable…Their most trivial action may mean volumes or their most extraordinary conduct may depend upon a hairpin or a curling tongs.” » Sherlock Holmes – The Second Stain

“The world is full of obvious things which nobody by any chance ever observes.” » Sherlock Holmes – The Hound of the Baskervilles

“There is nothing like first-hand evidence.”

“Women are naturally secretive, and they like to do their own secreting.” » Scandal in Bohemia

“Women are naturally secretive, and they like to do their own secreting.” » Sherlock Holmes – A Scandal in Bohemia

“You may remember the old Persian saying, ´There is danger for him who taketh the tiger cub, and danger also for whoso snatches a delusion from a woman.” A Case of Identity