John: Whose car is that?
Mrs. Hudson: That's my car?
John: How can that be your car?
Mrs: Hudson: Oh for God's sake. I was married to a drug dealer, I own property in Central London, and for the last bloody time John Watson, I'm not your housekeeper!

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 everyone else. Your life is not your own, keep your hands off it.

Lady Smallwood: Do you still speak to Sherrinford?
Mycroft: I get regular updates.
Lady Smallwood: And?
Mycroft: Sherrinford is secure.

"Faith": Big brother is watching you.
Sherlock: Literally.

Sherlock: Chips
"Faith": Chips?
Sherlock: You're suicidal, you're allowed chips. Trust me, it's the only perk.

Culverton Smith: What's the very worst thing you can do to your very best friends?
Faith: Well? What is the worst thing you could do
Culverton Smith: Tell them your darkest secret. Because, if you tell them, and they decide they rather not know, you can't take it back, you can't unsay it. Once you've opened your heart, you can't close it again.

Why does everything have to be understandable? Why can't some things be unacceptable, and we just say that?


When Sherlock Holmes wants to get in touch, it's not something you can fail to notice.


Sherlock: If you ever think I'm becoming full of myself, overconfident or cocky, would you just say the word "Norberry" to me, would you?
Mrs Hudson: Norberry?
Sherlock: Just that. I'd be very grateful.

Mycroft: Is that sentiment talking?
Sherlock: No, it's me.
Mycroft: Difficult to tell the difference these days.

Mycroft: Looks very fully functioning.
Sherlock: Is that the best you can do?
Mycroft: Sorry, I've never been very good with them.
Sherlock: Babies?
Mycroft: Humans.

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Sherlock: You two, take a bus.
Lestrade: Why?
Sherlock: Because I need to concentrate and I don't want to hit you.

Sherlock Quotes

John: You did not kill Mary. She made a choice to save your life. You didn't make her do it, nobody could make Mary do anything. You didn't kill her.
Sherlock: In saving my life she conferred a value on it. It is a currency I do not know how to spend.

Somebody loves you! If I had to punch that face, I'd
avoid the nose and teeth too.

Irene Adler