Arthur Doyle Quotes


11 Arthur Doyle quotes:



"Skill is fine, and genius is splendid, but the right contacts are more valuable than either."
Author: Doyle Quotes Category: Ability Quotes
"Our young friend makes up for many obvious mental lacunae by some measure of primitive common sense, remarked Challenger."
Author: Doyle Quotes Category: Common Sense Quotes
"There is nothing as deceptive as an obvious fact"
Author: Doyle Quotes Category: Deception Quotes Facts Quotes
"Why should people ever take credit for charity when they must know that they cannot gain as much pleasure out of their guineas in any other fashion?"
Author: Doyle Quotes Category: Charity Quotes
"To his right walked a huge red-headed man, with broad smile and merry twinkle, whose clothes seemed to be bursting and splitting at every seam, as though he were some lusty chick who was breaking bravely from his shell."
Author: Doyle Quotes Category: Clothes Quotes
"A man loses his fortune; he gains earnestness. His eyesight goes; it leads him to a spirituality. The girl loses her beauty; she becomes more sympathetic. We think we are pushing our own way bravely, but there is a great Hand in ours all the time."
Author: Doyle Quotes Category: Fortune Quotes
"Nay, said she, "the saints in Heaven cannot help me now until they take me to my rest. There is no place for me in the world beyond, and all my friends were slain on the day I was taken. Leave me, brave men, and let me care for myself. Already it lightens in the east, and black will be your fate if you are taken. Go, and may the blessing of one who was once a holy nun go with you and guard you from danger."
Author: Doyle Quotes Category: Heaven Quotes
"It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data."
Author: Doyle Quotes Category: Mistakes Quotes
"When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth."
"I did not know the woman soul, that crowning gift of Providence to man, which, if we do not ourselves degrade it, will set an edge to all that is good in us. I did not know how the love of a woman will tinge a man's whole life and every action with unselfishness. I did not know how easy it is to be noble when some one else takes it for granted that one will be so; or how wide and interesting life becomes when viewed by four eyes instead of two."
Author: Doyle Quotes Category: Man Quotes
"Accounts are not quite settled between us,' said she, with a passion that equaled my own. 'I can love, and I can hate. You had your choice. You chose to spurn the first; now you must test the other."
Author: Doyle Quotes Category: Passion Quotes



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