"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."
"True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist."Arthur Conan Doyle on Albert Einstein
"If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced."Arthur Conan Doyle on Vincent Van Gogh
"The highest art is always the most religious, and the greatest artist is always a devout person."Arthur Conan Doyle on Abraham Lincoln
"The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance."Arthur Conan Doyle on Aristotle
"A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament."Arthur Conan Doyle on Oscar Wilde
"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."
"When a doctor does go wrong he is the first of criminals. He has nerve and he has knowledge."