8 Quotes to Get You Back Into Sherlock Holmes

— Kate, Owl Eyes Staff on

It's Sherlock Holmes Weekend, and we're excited for some mysteries! In honor of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's classic stories, we've gathered some of our favorite quotes from an array of different Sherlock Holmes stories. Click through to see the quote in context!

1. “I have heard, Mr. Holmes, that you can see deeply into the manifold wickedness of the human heart.”
― “The Speckled Band”

2. “What one man can invent another can discover.”
― “The Adventure of the Dancing Men”

3. “The world is full of obvious things which nobody by any chance ever observes.”
The Hound of the Baskervilles

4. “The weak man becomes strong when he has nothing, for then only can he feel the wild, mad thrill of despair.”
― “The White Company”

5. “My life is spent in one long effort to escape from the commonplaces of existence. These little problems help me to do so.”
― “The Red Headed League”

6. “You see, but you do not observe.”
― “A Scandal in Bohemia”

7. “Work is the best antidote to sorrow, my dear Watson.”
― “The Adventure of the Empty House”

8. “How small we feel with our petty ambitions and strivings in the presence of the great elemental forces of Nature!”
The Sign of Four

Do you have any other beloved Sherlock Holmes quotes? Share them in the comments below!