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Arthur Conan Doyle
(1859-1930) born on
May 22
Scottish author, physician. He created the detective Sherlock Holmes in "A Study in Scarlet," 1887.
There comes a time when for every addition of knowledge you forget something that you knew before. It is of the highest importance, therefore, not to have useless facts elbowing out the useful ones.

It is a capital mistake to theorize before you have all the evidence. It biases the judgment.
When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.
Mediocrity knows nothing higher than itself, but talent instantly recognizes genius.
It is stupidity rather than courage to refuse to recognize danger when it is close upon you.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Sherlock Holmes in "A Study in Scarlet," 1887.
R: "The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes," "Scandal in Bohemia," 1892.
A: Sherlock Holmes in "The Sign of Four," ch. 6, 1889.
N: "The Valley of Fear."
K: "The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes," 1894.

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