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.

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    ‘What business is it of yours, then?’
    ‘It’s every man’s business to see justice done.’
    —Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859–1930)

    ‘No, no; the real name,’ said Holmes sweetly. ‘It is always awkward doing business with an alias.’
    —Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859–1930)

    It has long been an axiom of mine that the little things are infinitely the most important.
    —Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859–1930)

    ‘You have a grand gift of silence, Watson,’ said he, ‘it makes you quite invaluable as a companion.’
    —Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859–1930)

    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)