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Sherlock Holmes Quotes About Mystery

I am not going to lie: I believe in Sherlock. I am Sherlocked. I know the game is afoot. Now that I have that out of the way, I thought I would share with you some quotes by one of my favorite all time characters, as they are so true and so blunt in nature.

Part of Sherlock’s lack of human connection, genius, and lack of concern for feelings and relationships, is that he gets to the heart of the matter, and speaks the truth in ways that others would not dare.

Let me share with you some of my favorite thoughts from the man of mystery over the years.

The Wit and Wisdom of Sherlock Holmes

1. “I never guess. It is a shocking habit,—destructive to the logical faculty.” – Sherlock Holmes

2. “Dear God, what is it like in your funny little brain? It must be so boring!” – Sherlock Holmes

3. “I’m not a psychopath, Anderson. I’m a high-functioning sociopath. Do your research.” – Sherlock Holmes

4. “Anderson, don’t talk out loud. You lower the IQ of the whole street.” – Sherlock Holmes

5. “There is nothing more deceptive than an obvious fact.” – Sherlock Holmes

6. “My name is Sherlock Holmes. It is my business to know what other people don’t know.” – Sherlock Holmes

7. “I am the last and highest court of appeal in detection.” – Sherlock Holmes

8. “The world is full of obvious things which nobody by any chance ever observes.” – Sherlock Holmes

9. “You see, but you do not observe. The distinction is clear.” – Sherlock Holmes

10. “Eliminate all other factors, and the one which remains must be the truth.” – Sherlock Holmes

11. “…when you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth…” – Sherlock Holmes

12. “Don’t make people into heroes, John. Heroes don’t exist and if they did I wouldn’t be one

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