Sherlock Holmes - Sayings

It seems, from what I gather, to be one of those simple cases which are so extremely difficult.”
“I shall take nothing for granted until I have the opportunity of looking personally into it."

Singularity is almost invariably a clue. The more featureless and commonplace a crime is, the more difficult it is to bring it home.”

“I could hardly imagine a more damning case,” I remarked. “If ever circumstantial evidence pointed to a criminal it does so here.”
“Circumstantial evidence is a very tricky thing,” answered Holmes thoughtfully. “It may seem to point very straight to one thing, but if you shift your own point of view a little, you may find it pointing in an equally uncompromising manner to something entirely different.”

“There is nothing more deceptive than an obvious fact,”

I shook my head. “Many men have been hanged on far slighter evidence,” I remarked.
“So they have. And many men have been wrongfully hanged.”

“You know my method. It is founded upon the observation of trifles.”