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'Any truth is better than indefinite doubt.'

'From a drop of water a logician could infer the possibility of an Atlantic or a Niagara without having seen or heard of one or the other.'

'I have frequently gained my first real insight into the character of parents by studying their children'

'It is an old maxim of mine that when you have excluded the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.'

'There is nothing more deceptive than an obvious fact.'

'Women are naturally secretive, and they like to do their own secreting.'

Born in Edinburgh, Edinburgh and the Lothians
Died in Crowborough, Sussex
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There is nothing constant in this world but inconsistency. - Jonathan Swift
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Liberation of Orkneys & Shetlands - 1472
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