Arthur Conan Doyle

The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes

Krista Gracehas quoted4 years ago
Save for the occasional use of cocaine, he had no vices, and he only turned to the drug as a protest against the monotony of existence when cases were scanty and the papers uninteresting.
Mariela Aquinohas quoted5 months ago
tobacco, and absolutely deaf
Krista Gracehas quoted4 years ago
All other things, our powers our desires, our food, are all really necessary for our existence in the first instance. But this rose is an extra. Its smell and its color are an embellishment of life, not a condition of it. It is only goodness which gives extras, and so I say again that we have much to hope from the flowers."
Krista Gracehas quoted4 years ago
that my hand had drawn him back from that dark valley in which all paths meet.
Krista Gracehas quoted4 years ago
However, wretch as he was, he was still living under the shield of British law, and I have no doubt, Inspector, that you will see that, though that shield may fail to guard, the sword of justice is still there to avenge.
Krista Gracehas quoted4 years ago
Of all ghosts the ghosts of our old lovers are the worst.
Krista Gracehas quoted4 years ago
Any truth is better than indefinite doubt.
Krista Gracehas quoted4 years ago
' And with that he ups and he outs, and all I could say wouldn't hold him back.
Marisa Huncherickhas quoted4 years ago
Save for the occasional use of cocaine, he had no vices, and he only turned to the drug as a protest against the monotony of existence when cases were scanty and the papers uninteresting.
Marisa Huncherickhas quoted4 years ago
Is there any point to which you would wish to draw my attention?"
"To the curious incident of the dog in the night-time."
"The dog did nothing in the night-time."
"That was the curious incident," remarked Sherlock Holmes.
samou16abhas quoted6 years ago
Were he but gifted with imagination he might rise to great heights in his profession.
Diana Sameerhas quoted7 years ago
on either side of the fire,
Diana Sameerhas quoted7 years ago
ness to step out for the police."
Diana Sameerhas quoted7 years ago
"I am afraid I miss the point."
Diana Sameerhas quoted7 years ago
rat-tat-tat.
Diana Sameerhas quoted7 years ago
bore such marks of grief,
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