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"I never make exceptions. An exception disproves the rule." Arthur Doyle
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"It is quite a three pipe problem, and I beg that you won't speak to me for fifty minutes" Arthur Doyle
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"Skill is fine, and genius is splendid, but the right contacts are more valuable than either." Arthur Doyle
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Ability   

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"Streams may spring from one source, and yet some be clear and some be foul." Arthur Doyle
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"There is nothing as deceptive as an obvious fact" Arthur Doyle
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Deception   

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"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." Arthur Doyle
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"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." Arthur Doyle
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"When the spirits are low, when the day appears dark, when work becomes monotonous, when hope hardly seems worth having, just mount a bicycle and go out for a spin down the road, without thought on anything but the ride you are taking." Arthur Doyle
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Bicycles   

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"From a drop of water a logician could infer the possibility of an Atlantic or a Niagara without having seen or heard of one or the other." Arthur Doyle
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"Great sorrow or great joy should bring intense hunger--not abstinence from food, as our novelists will have it." Arthur Doyle
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"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."" Arthur Doyle
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"Our young friend makes up for many obvious mental lacunae by some measure of primitive common sense, remarked Challenger." Arthur Doyle
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"I have learned never to ridicule any man's opinion, however strange it may seem" Arthur Doyle
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"When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth." Arthur Doyle
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"To his pure and knightly soul not Edith alone, but every woman, sat high and aloof, enthroned and exalted, with a thousand mystic excellencies and virtues which raised her far above the rude world of man. There was joy in contact with them; and yet there was fear, fear lest his own unworthiness, his untrained tongue or rougher ways should in some way break rudely upon this delicate and tender thing." Arthur Doyle
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"There is nothing as deceptive as an obvious fact." Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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"Our ideas must be as broad as Nature if they are to interpret Nature." Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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"Too much! Wait till you have lived here longer. Look down the valley! See the cloud of a hundred chimneys that overshadows it! I tell you that the cloud of murder hangs thicker and lower than that over the heads of the people. It is the Valley of Fear, the Valley of Death. The terror is in the hearts of the people from the dusk to the dawn. Wait, young man, and you will learn for yourself." Arthur Doyle
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"Here and there a tawny brook prattled out from among the underwood and lost itself again in the ferns and brambles upon the further side. Save the dull piping of insects and the sough of the leaves, there was silence everywhere--the sweet restful silence of nature." Arthur Doyle
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"The world is full of obvious things which nobody by any chance ever observes" Arthur Doyle
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"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." Arthur Doyle
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