With him, there is always a cost. The toll always comes due.

Sherlock

Joan: Good luck explaining why you were locked in a closet with a bloody murder weapon.
Sherlock: No, it could be worse. Imagine how embarrassing this would be if it came out during your confirmation hearing!

So that rancid smell *isn't* impropriety?

Joan

I don't think he's entirely correct that the Department is essential to my support system. Our work certainly hasn't been a boon to my well-being of late. But there are other considerations. I believe it would make me happy.

Sherlock

Joan: Look. I think it's nice that he wants to help, but you know we can't go back to the Department. It's not possible.
Sherlock: Neither was war in the Falklands, but the old man tends to get what he wants.

In a nutshell, Agent Burke, they're perfecting the art of brainwashing.

Sherlock

Morland: You don't look well.
Sherlock: You look as spry as ever. My compliments to the virgins whose blood you bathe in.

Joan: You really don't get it.
Sherlock: Don't get what?
Joan: When it comes to what we do, the only thing that matters to me is our partnership.

Bloom left an impression on me last night, not to mention some gray matter.

Sherlock

Justice is like an orgasm. It can never come too late.

Sherlock

What's the hardest you've ever been hit?

Joan

When you realize this is where you belong. In a place like this, Sherlock. WIth people like me. I was going to be there to watch you fall. Why do you keep fighting it, huh? Why put yourself through this? We both know it's just a matter of time. So why not just cut to the chase?

Oscar

Elementary Quotes

Holmes: Why do you suppose you hate your job so much?
Watson: I don't hate my job.
Holmes: You have two alarm clocks. No one with two alarm clocks loves their job. Two alarm clocks mean it's a chore for you to get up in the morning.

Watson: How do you do it, guess things?
Sherlock: I observe and then I deduce.
Watson: How did you know I was a doctor, you said you could tell from my hands.
Sherlock: Hand, singular. It was soft no calluses.
Watson: How did you know my father had an affair?
Sherlock: Google. Not everything is deducible.