Mycroft Holmes Quotes

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Mycroft Holmes

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Mycroft Holmes is played by Mark Gatiss in Sherlock.


We are in Buckingham Palace, at the very heart of the British nation. Sherlock Holmes, put your trousers on! image

We are in Buckingham Palace, at the very heart of the British nation. Sherlock Holmes, put your trousers on!

Mrs. Hudson: Would you like a cup of tea?
Mycroft Holmes: Thank you.
Mrs. Hudson: The kettle's over there.

Mycroft Holmes: I have access to the top level of the MI5 archive.
Mary Morstan: Yep, that's where I'm looking.
Mycroft Holmes: What do you think of MI5 security?
Mary Morstan: I think it would be a good idea.

Mycroft Holmes: What you're about to see is classified beyond top secret. Is that quite clear? Don't minute any of this. Once beyond these walls, you must never speak of it. A D-notice has been slapped on the entire incident. Only those within this room, code-names Antarctica, Langdale, Porlock and Love, will ever know the whole truth. As far as everyone else is concerned, going to the Prime Minister and way beyond, Charles Augustus...
Mycroft Holmes: Are you tweeting?

Hey, bro.

Mycroft Holmes: This is a private matter.
Sherlock Holmes: John stays.
Mycroft Holmes: This is family.
Sherlock Holmes: THAT'S WHY HE STAYS!

Mycroft Holmes: Oh, Sherlock. What do we say about coincidence?
Sherlock Holmes: The universe is rarely so lazy.

Lady Smallwood: Here.
Mycroft Holmes: What's this?
Lady Smallwood: My number.
Mycroft Holmes: I already have your number.
Lady Smallwood: My private number.
Mycroft Holmes: Why would I need that?
Lady Smallwood: I don't know. Maybe you'd like a drink sometime.
Mycroft Holmes: Of what?
Lady Smallwood: Up to you. Call me.

So, who loves you? I'm assuming it's not a long list

Bond Air is go. image

Bond Air is go.

Mycroft Holmes: Don't be smart.
Sherlock Holmes: That takes me back. 'Don't be smart, Sherlock. I'm the smart one.'
Mycroft Holmes: I am the smart one.
Sherlock Holmes: I used to think I was an idiot.
Mycroft Holmes: Both of us thought you were an idiot, Sherlock. We had nothing else to go on till we met other children.
Sherlock Holmes: Oh yes, that was a mistake.
Mycroft Holmes: Ghastly. What were they thinking of.
Sherlock Holmes: Probably something about trying to make friends.
Mycroft Holmes: Oh yes. Friends! Of course you go in for that sort of thing now.
Sherlock Holmes: And you don't? Ever?
Mycroft Holmes: If you seem slow to me, Sherlock, can you imagine what real people are like? I'm living in a world of goldfish.

We are in Buckingham Palace, the very heart of the British nation. Sherlock Holmes, put your trousers on!


That name you think you may have just heard, you were mistaken. If you ever mention hearing that name in this room, in this context, I guarantee you, on behalf of the British Security Services, that materials will be found on your computer hard-drives resulting in your immediate incarceration. Don't reply, just look frightened and scuttle.


As my colleague is fond of remarking, this country sometimes needs a blunt instrument. Equally, it sometimes needs a dagger - a scalpel wielded with precision and without remorse.


Memories can resurface. Wounds can reopen. The roads we walk have demons beneath, and yours have been waiting for a very long time.


Heaven may be a fantasy for the credulous and the afraid, but I can give you a map reference for Hell.


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