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A must read FINALLY here: The Devil’s Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce (Full Audiobook)


quotation: “A man should keep his little brain attic stocked with all the furniture that he is likely to use,…”


A man should keep his little brain attic stocked with all the furniture that he is likely to use, and the rest he can put away in the lumber-room of his library, where he can get it if he wants it.

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quotation: …when you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth. Arthur Conan Doyle


…when you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.

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quotation: “You see, but you do not observe.” Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930)


You see, but you do not observe.

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QUOTATION: Arthur Conan Doyle


Mediocrity knows nothing higher than itself, but talent instantly recognizes genius.

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QUOTATION: Arthur Conan Doyle


It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data. Insensibly one begins to twist facts to suit theories, instead of theories to suit facts.

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QUOTATION: Arthur Conan Doyle


It has long been an axiom of mine that the little things are infinitely the most important.

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Quotation: Arthur Conan Doyle about explaning


It was easier to know it than to explain why I knew it. If you were asked to prove that two and two made four, you might find some difficulty, and yet you are quite sure of the fact.

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Quotation: Arthur Conan Doyle about exceptions


I never make exceptions. An exception disproves the rule.

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Quotation: Arthur Conan Doyle about LIFE


Life is infinitely stranger than anything which the mind of man could invent.

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Quotation: Arthur Conan Doyle


It is a capital mistake to theorize before you have all the evidence. It biases the judgment.

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Quotation: Arthur Conan Doyle on Invention and discovery


What one man can invent another can discover.

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Arthur Conan Doyle on deception of the obvious


There is nothing more deceptive than an obvious fact.

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THE ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES – (adventures 1-2)


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Eusapia Palladino


Eusapia Palladino

Born in Italy in 1854, Palladino was a Spiritualist medium who travelled the world hosting séances at which tables seemed to levitate and spirits supposedly appeared. Many notable people—including Pierre Curie and Arthur Conan Doyle—became devotees of her. Despite performing under strict conditions that she could control, Palladino was repeatedly exposed as a fraud who pulled stunts like lifting tables with her feet. This prompted some to hold down her shoes during séances. What did she do then? More… Discuss