Sherlock Holmes - Sayings

“It is simpler to deal direct,” said Holmes.
“One forms provisional theories and waits for time or fuller knowledge to explode them.”

“It has been a case for intellectual deduction, but when this original intellectual deduction is confirmed point by point by quite a number of independent incidents, then the subjective becomes objective and we can say confidently that we have reached our goal.”

“The swiftest surgery is the least painful.”