Watson: Do you want me to live here or not?
Sherlock: I do. I have never wavered on that.

You don't understand. I'm saying what I need to do is commit myself to this work completely. The best place for me to do that is here. I want to come back to the brownstone.


Bell: Where did you find this? CSU was in there and they didn't find anything.
Holmes: They failed to examine the zebra droppings.

Andrew died because he knew me. I don't know what else there is to say.


How can you be so naive? If he was involved with you, he was involved with me.


Joan: I feel ... okay. I feel clear about something. Our work ... what we do ... it's not just a job now. It's who I am. I'm a detective. I'm ready to embrace that. I live in this world. Your world. And I probably will for the rest of my life.
Sherlock: It isn't my world. It's our world.

Bell: What am I missing?
Holmes: Everything that matters.

Imagine sitting for a portrait today. Hubris practically leaks off the canvas.


Don't talk twaddle … I just want to maintain focus.


Meeting the parents. That's an important milestone in the romantic passion play.


You, Watson, are not people. Neither was Kitty.


Sherlock: Watson, I've got every confidence that you could brain a man with a metal tube if you put your mind to it.
Watson: That's very nice of you to say.

Elementary Quotes

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

[about Sherlock] Fluent in three dozen languages, and he still hasn't seen Say Anything.