Quotes About Holmes

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Quotes About Holmes

You know, Watson, I dont mind confessing to you that I have always had an idea that I would have made a highly efficient criminal. Sherlock Holmes
— Arthur Conan Doyle —

My name is Sherlock Holmes. It is my business to know what other people do not know.

— Arthur Conan Doyle

Though a woman tempted man to eat, my dear Longfellow," said Holmes, "you never hear of Eve having to do with his drinking, for he took to that of his own notion.

— Matthew Pearl

The provocation with Holmes is the fact that he's described by Doyle as a man without a heart - all brain ... and that's very difficult to play, or even indicate.

— Jeremy Brett

There are perennial stories like 'Alice in Wonderland' and 'Sherlock Holmes' and those sorts of things, which have been around since almost as long as film, and 'Frankenstein' is another one. They're perennial favorites, which get remade every 20 years, and that's OK.

— Peter Jackson

My dear Watson," said [Sherlock Holmes], "I cannot agree with those who rank modesty among the virtues. To the logician all things should be seen exactly as they are, and to underestimate one's self is as much a departure from truth as to exaggerate one's own powers.

— Arthur Conan Doyle

You know, Watson, I don't mind confessing to you that I have always had an idea that I would have made a highly efficient criminal.
Sherlock Holmes

— Arthur Conan Doyle

My brain has always governed my heart Sherlock Holmes

— Arthur Conan Doyle

From the point of view of the criminal expert," said Mr. Sherlock Holmes, "London has become a singularly uninteresting city since the death of the late lamented Professor Moriarty.

— Arthur Conan Doyle

THE CASE BOOK OF SHERLOCK HOLMES

— Arthur Conan Doyle

The BBC is a perfect example of uncontrolled growth, [occupying] old churches and manor houses, the old Langham Hotel where Sherlock Holmes once met Moriarty and where this correspondent once shared an office with an 8-foot bathtub.

— Morley Safer

There's no police like Holmes.

— James Joyce

Holmes is so ugly, his grandmother said when he started to cry the tears would stop and roll down the back of his head.

— Muhammad Ali

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