Quotes Sherlock Holmes

"I confess that it is not the situation which I should like to see a sister of mine apply for."

"I can't make bricks without clay."

"I am glad of all details, whether they seem to you to be relevant or not."

"My dear Watson, you as a medical man are continually gaining light as to the tendencies of a child by the study of the parents. Don't you see that the converse is equally valid. I have frequently gained my first real insight into the character of parents by studying their children."

"We can but try."
"Sorry to see that you've had the British workman in the house. He's a token of evil. "

"It is one of those instances where the reasoner can produce an effect which seems remarkable to his neighbor, because the latter has missed the one little point which is the basis of the deduction."

"I have no desire to make mysteries, but it is impossible at the moment of action to enter into long and complex explanations."

"What one man can invent, another can discover."

"The Cornish horror - strangest case I have handled.”

"To let the brain work without sufficient material is like racing an engine. It racks itself to pieces."
"Well, Watson, we seem to have fallen upon evil days."

"If you approach me, Watson, I shall order you out of the house."

"Because it is my desire. Is that not enough?"

"I wonder how a battery feels when it pours electricity into a non-conductor."

"Indeed, I cannot think why the whole bed of the ocean is not one solid mass of oysters, so prolific the creatures seem."

"Malingering is a subject upon which I have sometimes thought of writing a monograph."

"My correspondence is a varied one and I am somewhat upon my guard against any packages which reach me."

"When we have finished at the police-station I think that something nutritious at Simpson's would not be out of place."