Quotations by Author

Arthur Conan Doyle

I have frequently gained my first real insight into the character of parents by studying their children.

My mind rebels at stagnation. Give me problems, give me work, give me the most abstruse cryptogram, or the most intricate analysis, and I am in my own proper atmosphere. But I abhor the dull routine of existence. I crave for mental exaltation.

Our ideas must be as broad as Nature if they are to interpret Nature.

Violence does, in truth, recoil upon the violent, and the schemer falls into the pit which he digs for another.

Where there is no imagination there is no horror.

Any truth is better than indefinite doubt.