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 milestones in the field of crime fiction, and for the adventures of Professor Challenger. He was a prolific writer whose other works include fantasy and science fiction stories, plays, romances, poetry, non-fiction and historical novels.

Famous quotes by conan doyle:

    Violence does, in truth, recoil upon the violent, and the schemer falls into the pit which he digs for another.
    —Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859–1930)

    ‘The ideal reasoner,’ he remarked, ‘would, when he had once been shown a single fact in all its bearings, deduce from it not only all the chain of events which led up to it but also all the results which would follow from it.’
    —Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859–1930)

    Nothing clears up a case so much as stating it to another person.
    —Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859–1930)

    Circumstantial evidence is occasionally very convincing, as when you find a trout in the milk, to quote Thoreau’s example.
    —Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859–1930)

    From a drop of water a logician could infer the possibility of an Atlantic or a Niagara without having seen or heard of one or the other.
    —Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859–1930)