Arthur Conan Doyle

Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle DL (22 May 1859 – 7 July 1930) was a Scottish physician and writer, most noted for his stories about the detective Sherlock Holmes, generally considered a milestone in the field of crime fiction, and for the adventures of Professor Challenger. He was a prolific writer whose other works include science fiction stories, plays, romances, poetry, non-fiction and historical novels.

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    To the man who loves art for its own sake,... it is frequently in its least important and lowliest manifestations that the keenest pleasure is to be derived.
    —Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859–1930)

    A trusty comrade is always of use; and a chronicler still more so.
    —Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859–1930)

    The lowest and vilest alleys of London do not present a more dreadful record of sin than does the smiling and beautiful countryside.
    —Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859–1930)

    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.
    —Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859–1930)