"My mind rebels at stagnation. Give me problems, give me work, give me the most abstruse cryptogram, or the most intricate analysis, and I am in my own proper atmosphere. But I abhor the dull routine of existence. I crave for mental exaltation."
"Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life."Arthur Conan Doyle on Confucius
"All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence."Arthur Conan Doyle on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work."Arthur Conan Doyle on Thomas A. Edison
"By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day."Arthur Conan Doyle on Robert Frost
"Nothing will work unless you do."Arthur Conan Doyle on Maya Angelou
"To the man who loves art for its own sake, it is frequently in its least important and lowliest manifestations that the keenest pleasure is to be derived."
"I consider that a man's brain originally is like a little empty attic, and you have to stock it with such furniture as you choose."
"For strange effects and extraordinary combinations we must go to life itself, which is always far more daring than any effort of the imagination."
"Where there is no imagination there is no horror."
"Depend upon it there comes a time when for every addition of knowledge you forget something that you knew before. It is of the highest importance, therefore, not to have useless facts elbowing out the useful ones."