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The Sign of the Four Quotes

Three of the best book quotes from The Sign of the Four
  1. #1
    “My mind,” he said, “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. I can dispense then with artificial stimulants. But I abhor the dull routine of existence. I crave for mental exaltation. That is why I have chosen my own particular profession, or rather created it, for I am the only one in the world.”
  2. #2
    “How often have I said to you that when you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth?”
  3. #3
    “By heavens, Holmes,” I said, half rising, “I believe that they are really after us.”
    “No, it’s not quite so bad as that. It is the unofficial force—the Baker Street irregulars.”
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