Sherlock Holmes Quotes

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Sherlock Holmes

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Sherlock Holmes is played by Benedict Cumberbatch in Sherlock.

Quotes

Dear God, what is it like in your funny little brains? It must be so boring! image

Dear God, what is it like in your funny little brains? It must be so boring!

Look at you lot. You're all so vacant. Is it nice not being me? It must be so relaxing. image

Look at you lot. You're all so vacant. Is it nice not being me? It must be so relaxing.

Oh, do your research. I'm not a hero, I'm a high-functioning sociopath. Merry Christmas!

Dr. John Watson: Clients?
Sherlock Holmes: Just my parents.
Dr. John Watson: Your parents?
Sherlock Holmes: In town for a few days.
Dr. John Watson: Your parents?
Sherlock Holmes: Mycroft promised to take them to a matinee of Les Mis. Tried to talk me into doing it.
Dr. John Watson: Those were your parents?
Sherlock Holmes: Yes.
Dr. John Watson: Well. That is not what I...
Sherlock Holmes: What?
Dr. John Watson: I-I mean, they're... just... so... ordinary.
Sherlock Holmes: It's a cross I have to bear.

Dr. John Watson: I'm definitely going to kill you.
Sherlock Holmes: Oh, please. Killing me, that's so two years ago.

Well, the short version... not dead. image

Well, the short version... not dead.

So on to some funny stories about John. If you could all just cheer up a bit, that would... be better.

Hey, bro.

Literally.

Sherlock Holmes: Imagine someone's going to get murdered at a wedding. Who exactly would you pick?
Mrs. Hudson: I think you're a popular choice at the moment, dear.

Dr John Watson: Have you talked to the police?
Sherlock Holmes: Four people are dead, there isn't time to talk to the police.
Dr John Watson: So why are you talking to me?
Sherlock Holmes: Mrs. Hudson took my skull.
Dr John Watson: So I'm basically filling in for your skull?
Sherlock Holmes: Relax, you're doing fine.

Sherlock Holmes: Do people actually read your blog?
Dr. John Watson: Where do you think our clients come from?
Sherlock Holmes: I have a website.
Dr. John Watson: In which you enumerate two hundred and forty different types of tobacco ash. Nobody's reading your website.

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

There must be something comforting about the number three. People always give up after three.

Dr. John Watson: We should call the police.
Sherlock Holmes: Yes.
Sherlock Holmes: On their way.
Dr. John Watson: For God's sake!
Sherlock Holmes: Oh, shut up. It's quick.

John, you are addicted to a certain lifestyle. You're abnormally attracted to dangerous situations and people, so is it truly such a surprise that the woman you fall in love with conforms to that pattern.

Mrs. Hudson: Your mother has a lot to answer for.
Sherlock Holmes: Hmm, I know. I have a list. Mycroft has a file.

Sherlock Holmes: I need to get some air - we're going out tonight.
Dr John Watson: Actually, I've, uh, got a date.
Sherlock Holmes: What?
Dr John Watson: It's where two people who like each other go out and have fun?
Sherlock Holmes: That's what I was suggesting.
Dr John Watson: No, it wasn't. At least I hope not.

 Try not to start a war before I get home. You know what it does to the traffic. image

Try not to start a war before I get home. You know what it does to the traffic.

Taking your own life. Interesting expression. Taking it from who? Once it's over, it's not you who'll miss it. Your own death is something that happens to everybody else. Your life is not your own. Keep your hands off it.

Sherlock Holmes: You ever think I'm becoming a bit... full of myself, cocky or overconfident...
Mrs. Hudson: Yes?
Sherlock Holmes: ...would you just say the word "Norbury" to me? Would you?
Mrs. Hudson: Norbury?
Sherlock Holmes: Just that. I'd be very grateful.

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

Twenty-year-old disappearance? A monstrous hound? I wouldn't miss this for the world! image

Twenty-year-old disappearance? A monstrous hound? I wouldn't miss this for the world!

Mary, when I say you deserve this man, it is the highest compliment of which I am capable.

Dr John Watson: Is that my computer?
Sherlock Holmes: Of course.
Dr John Watson: What?
Sherlock Holmes: Mine was in the bedroom.
Dr John Watson: What? And you couldn't be bothered to get up?
Dr John Watson: It's password-protected.
Sherlock Holmes: In a manner of speaking. Took me less than a minute to guess yours, not exactly Fort Knox.

Sherlock Holmes: You may as well eat. We might be waiting a long time.
Dr. John Watson: Hmm, are you going to?
Sherlock Holmes: What day is it?
Dr. John Watson: It's Wednesday.
Sherlock Holmes: I'm okay for a bit.

Get out. I need to go to my mind palace. image

Get out. I need to go to my mind palace.

Sherlock Holmes: Linseed oil.
Anderson: Not much use. Doesn't lead us to the kidnapper.
Sherlock Holmes: Brilliant, Anderson.
Anderson: Really?
Sherlock Holmes: Yes. Brilliant impression of an idiot.

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.

 I can't be seen wandering around with an old man.Madam, can I suggest  image

I can't be seen wandering around with an old man.Madam, can I suggest

When does the path we walk on lock around our feet? When does the road become a river with only one destination? Death waits for us all in Samarra. But can Samarra be avoided?

you look at this menu? It's, uh, completely identical.
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you look at this menu? It's, uh, completely identical.

Mrs. Hudson: A case? Oh, you're not up to it, are you?
Sherlock Holmes: Work is the best antidote to sorrow, Mrs Hudson.

Intuitions are not to be ignored, John. They represent data processed too fast for the conscious mind to comprehend.

#34

Henry Knight: It's a strange place, the Hollow. Makes you feel so cold inside, so afraid.
Sherlock Holmes: Yes, if I wanted poetry, I'd read John's emails to his girlfriends. Much funnier.

#35

I delete any text that begins, "Hi."

#36

Every great cause has martyrs. Every war has suicide missions, and, make no mistake, this is war. One half of the human race at war with the other. The invisible army hovering at our elbow, tending to our homes, raising our children, ignored, patronised, disregarded, not allowed so much as a vote, but an army nonetheless, ready to rise up in the best of causes, to put right an injustice as old as humanity itself. So you see, Watson, Mycroft was right. This is a war we must lose.

#37

Fear is wisdom in the face of danger. It is nothing to be ashamed of.

#38

I've dealt with murderers, psychopaths, terrorists, serial killers - none of them can turn my stomach like Charles Augustus Magnussen.

#39

I want you to calculate John's ideal intake and mine to remain in the sweet spot the whole evening.

#40

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