Favorite Elementary Quotes
Gregson: Where is Sherlock?
Bell: He was out with some friends. I sent a radio car to get him.
Gregson: [dubiously] Since when does he have friends?
Joan: These are more 'exercise partners'...
Mason: So, why do you care? I'm just saying, he was a bad guy, now he's dead. You should go see a movie or something.
Joan: The people who killed him also killed his bodyguard and the valet who was getting his car.
Sherlock: And even if there were no innocent victims, no murder should go unsolved, and no murderer should walk free. To think otherwise is to descend into a pit of moral relativism.
There are three surviving Holmes men, and you've sampled the carnal wares of one. Two would be a pattern.Sherlock
You think the State of New York took out a hit on a Russian oligarch?!Bell
Bell: Is *anything* this kid's doing legal?
Sherlock: Define 'legal.'
I could have sworn I had that statue removed!Morland [regarding Sherlock]
Well, you're lying, so I'll just have to investigate the matter myself.Sherlock
Joan: A woman did this to you.
Sherlock: ...a highly-trained woman.
Joan: Were you two in a fight, or were you having sex?
Sherlock: The two aren't mutually exclusive...
Sherlock: I know, Father.
Morland: Know what?
Sherlock: Why you never mentioned your brush with death. Why you never asked me, the finest detective you know, for assistance. You believe that I'm the man who tried to kill you.
Oh, and if you have any lingering doubts, here's how you can be certain I'm not the one who tried to kill you -- you're alive!Sherlock
Well, I've always found the best way to come at a haystack is with a pitchfork.Sherlock