Quotation by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

"I have usually found that there was method in his madness."
"Some folk might say there was madness in his method."
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859–1930), British author. Dr. Watson and Inspector Forrester discussing Holmes, in "The Reigate Puzzle," The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes (1892).

The quotation alludes to Shakespeare's Hamlet, II, ii, 211, "Though this be madness, yet there is method in 't...."
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