When you find that people are not telling you the truth—look out!
You gave too much rein to your imagination. Imagination is a good servant, and a bad master. The simplest explanation is always the most likely.
With precision of the fingers goes precision of the brain.
There’s no fool like an old fool.
There are times when it is one’s duty to assert oneself.
The happiness of one man and woman is the greatest thing in all the world.
Real evidence is usually vague and unsatisfactory. It has to be examined—sifted.
One may live in a big house and yet have no comfort.
Now there is no murder without a motive.
It was wise to beware of people who were not telling the truth.
It is one thing to know that a man is guilty, it is quite another matter to prove him so.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.