Logic – Getting to the truth

The Quote

“When you have eliminated all which is impossible, then whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.”

― Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes

The Basic Methodology

To solve a problem, the methodology, basically, goes like this:

  • Define the problem
  • Then, eliminate all the impossible causes
  • Then, focus on what remains

Quote – Make good use of time

Make good use of time, if thou lovest eternity; yesterday cannot be recalled—to-morrow cannot be secured—to-day only is thine, which, if once lost, is lost forever.

— J. S. Ogilvie

Quote – I remember you yet

When the name that I write here is dim on the page,
And the leaves of your album are yellow with age,
Still think of me kindly, and do not forget
That, wherever I am, I remember you yet.

— J. S. Ogilvie

Quote – The brave

The brave man is not he who feels no fear,
For that were stupid and irrational;
But, he whose noble soul its fear subdues.
And bravely dares the danger nature shrinks from.

— J. S. Ogilvie

Quote – Common Sense

Knowledge is of little use if it is not under the direction of good sense.

— Spanish Proverb

Quote – A wise man is strong

A wise man is strong; yea, a man of knowledge increaseth strength.

— Proverbs 25:5 King James Version (KJV)