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There’s a good spot

August 3rd, 2014 · No Comments

“That supreme gift of the artist, the knowledge of when to stop.” – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, “The Adventure of the Norwood Builder”

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Better than whisky, better than gin

August 2nd, 2014 · No Comments

“Work is the best antidote to sorrow.” – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, “The Adventure of the Empty House”

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Not even his mama shed a tear

August 1st, 2014 · 2 Comments

“Evil indeed is the man who has not one woman to mourn him.” – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, “The Hound of the Baskervilles”

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Sort of like a cattle prod

July 31st, 2014 · No Comments

“There is nothing more stimulating than a case where everything goes against you.” – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, “The Hound of the Baskervilles”

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We’ll never get out of here alive

July 20th, 2014 · No Comments

“What object is served by this circle of misery and violence and fear? It must tend to some end, or else our universe is ruled by chance, which is unthinkable. But what end? There is the great standing perennial problem to which human reason is as far from an answer as ever.” – Sir Arthur […]

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Makes sense

July 16th, 2014 · No Comments

“Crime is common. Logic is rare.” – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, “The Adventure of the Copper Beeches”

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Mengele was a geneticist

July 10th, 2014 · No Comments

“When a doctor does go wrong, he is the first of criminals. He has nerve and he has knowledge.” – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, “The Adventure of the Speckled Band”

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You’ll never believe what I saw today

July 8th, 2014 · No Comments

“For strange effects and extraordinary combinations we must go to life itself, which is always far more daring than any effort of the imagination.” – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, “The Red-Headed League”

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Assuming facts not in evidence is objectionable

July 6th, 2014 · No Comments

“It is a capital mistake to theorise before one has data. Insensibly one begins to twist facts to suit theories, instead of theories to suit facts.” – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, “A Scandal in Bohemia”

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