Sherlock Holmes - Sayings

“This looks like one of those unwelcome social summonses which call upon a man either to be bored or to lie.”
“American slang is very expressive sometimes.”

“Still, jealousy is a strange transformer of characters.”

“Circumstantial evidence is occasionally very convincing, as when you find a trout in the milk, to quote Thoreau’s example.”

“By the same brilliant reasoning, every man’s body is to be found in the neighbourhood of his wardrobe.”

“The case has been an interesting one,” remarked Holmes when our visitors had left us, “because it serves to show very clearly how simple the explanation may be of an affair which at first sight seems to be almost inexplicable.”