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A Study in Scarlet Quotes

Five of the best book quotes from A Study in Scarlet
  1. #1
    “What you do in this world is a matter of no consequence. The question is what can you make people believe you have done.”
  2. #2
    “No man burdens his mind with small matters unless he has some very good reason for doing so.”
  3. #3
    “To a great mind, nothing is little,′ remarked Holmes, sententiously.”
  4. #4
    “Under such circumstances I naturally gravitated to London, that great cesspool into which all the loungers and idlers of the Empire are irresistibly drained.”
  5. #5
    “Do you remember what Darwin says about music? He claims that the power of producing and appreciating it existed among the human race long before the power of speech was arrived at. Perhaps that is why we are so subtly influenced by it. There are vague memories in our souls of those misty centuries when the world was in its childhood.′
    That’s a rather broad idea,′ I remarked.
    One’s ideas must be as broad as Nature if they are to interpret Nature,′ he answered.”
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