Notable quotations

Total quotes: 39 (showing: 1–20)
Total records: 39 (showing: 1–20)
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View Adventure of the Creeping Man, The Come at once if convenient – if inconvenient come all the same. S. H.
View Valley of Fear, The I am inclined to think–" said I. "I should do so," Sherlock Holmes remarked impatiently.
View Red-Headed League, The Mr Jabez Wilson laughed heavily. "Well, I never!" said he. "I thought at first that you had done something clever, but I see that there was nothing in it after all."
View Case of Identity, A "...All this is amusing, though rather elementary..."
View Adventure of the Speckled Band, The "...You are Holmes, the meddler." My friend smiled. "Holmes, the busybody!" His smile broadened. "Holmes, the Scotland Yard Jack-in-office!"
View Red-Headed League, The "As a rule," said Holmes, "the more bizarre a thing is the less mysterious it proves to be. It is your commonplace, featureless crimes which are really puzzling..."
View Adventure of the Abbey Grange, The "Come, Watson, come!" he cried. "The game is afoot. Not a word! Into your clothes and come!"
View Study in Scarlet, A "Dr Watson, Mr Sherlock Holmes," said Stamford, introducing us.
View Adventure of the Crooked Man, The "Excellent!" I cried. "Elementary," said he.
View His Last Bow - The War Service of Sherlock Holmes "Good old Watson! You are the one fixed point in a changing age. There's an east wind coming all the same, such a wind as never blew on England yet. It will be cold and bitter, Watson, and a good many of us may wither before its blast. But it's God's own wind none the less, and a cleaner, better, stronger land will lie in the sunshine when the storm has cleared."
View Adventure of the Final Problem, The "He is the Napoleon of crime, Watson."
View Adventure of the Blanched Soldier, The "How do you know?" he gasped, sitting down heavily in his chair. "It is my business to know things. That is my trade."
View Sign of the Four, The "How often have I said that when you have eliminated the impossible whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth?"
View Adventure of the Devil's Foot, The "I followed you." "I saw no one." "That is what you may expect to see when I follow you."
View Adventure of the Speckled Band, The "I had," said he, "come to an entirely erroneous conclusion which shows, my dear Watson, how dangerous it always is to reason from insufficient data..."
View Five Orange Pips, The "I have come for advice." "That is easily got." "And help." "That is not always so easy."
View Scandal in Bohemia, A "I have no data yet. It is a capital mistake to theorise before one has data. Insensibly one begins to twist facts to suit theories, instead of theories to suit facts."
View Sign of the Four, The "I never make exceptions. An exception disproves the rule."
View Adventure of Black Peter, The "I understand, however, from the inquest that there were some objects which you failed to overlook?"
View Silver Blaze "Is there any point to which you would wish to draw my attention?" "To the curious incident of the dog in the night-time." "The dog did nothing in the night-time." "That was the curious incident," remarked Sherlock Holmes.
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