A Study in Scarlet Quotes

There is no satisfaction in vengeance unless the offender has time to realize who it is that strikes him, and why retribution has come upon him.

From a drop of water,” said the writer, “a logical man could understand oceans and waterfalls without having ever seen or heard of them.

They say that genius is an infinite capacity for taking pains,” he remarked with a smile. “It’s a very bad definition, but it does apply to detective work.

No man burdens his mind with small matters unless he has some very good reason for doing so.

The sight of a friendly face in the great wilderness of London is a pleasant thing indeed to a lonely man.

When a man writes on a wall, his instinct leads him to write above the level of his own eyes.

What you do in this world is a matter of no consequence. The question is what can you make people believe you have done.