Sherlock Holmes Quotes

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Sag advice from Sherlock Holmes. (Not written by me)

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Sherlock Holmes Quotes

  1. 1. Sherlock Holmes Quote #1 <ul><li>“ It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data. Insensibly one begins to twist facts to suit theories, instead of theories to suit facts.” </li></ul><ul><li>- A Scandal in Bohemia </li></ul>
  2. 2. Sherlock Holmes Quote #2 <ul><li>“ We approached the case, you remember, with an absolutely blank mind, which is always an advantage. We had formed no theories. </li></ul><ul><li>We were simply there to observe and to draw inferences from our observations.” </li></ul><ul><li>- The Adventure of The Cardboard Box </li></ul>
  3. 3. Sherlock Holmes Quote #3 <ul><li>“ It is of the highest importance in the art of detection to be able to recognize out of a number of facts which are incidental and which vital. </li></ul><ul><li>Otherwise your energy and attention must be dissipated instead of being concentrated.” </li></ul><ul><li>- The Reigate Puzzle </li></ul>
  4. 4. Sherlock Holmes Quote #4 <ul><li>“ Winwood Reade is good upon the subject. He remarks that, while the individual man is an insoluble puzzle, in the aggregate he becomes a mathematical certainty. </li></ul><ul><li>You can, for example, never foretell what any one man will do, but you can say with precision what an average number will be up to. Individuals vary, but percentages remain constant. So says the statistician.” </li></ul><ul><li>- The Sign of Four </li></ul>
  5. 5. Sherlock Holmes Quote #5 <ul><li>“ When you have eliminated all which is impossible, then whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.” </li></ul><ul><li>- The Adventure of The Blanched Soldier </li></ul>

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