Top Ten Sherlock Holmes Quotes

Top Ten Sherlock Holmes Quotes

(as compiled by Randall Stock, with context and notes,

“Excellent! I cried. “Elementary,” said he. ( The Crooked Man )

You know my methods, Watson. ( The Crooked Man )

When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth. ( The Sign of Four )

The lowest and vilest alleys in London do not present a more dreadful record of sin than does the smiling and beautiful countryside. ( The Copper Beeches )

London, that great cesspool into which all the loungers and idlers of the Empire are irresistibly drained. ( A Study in Scarlet )

To Sherlock Holmes she is always the woman. ( A Scandal in Bohemia )

It is the unofficial force—the Baker Street irregulars. ( The Sign of Four )

The fair sex is your department. ( The Second Stain )

“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. ( Silver Blaze )

They were the footprints of a gigantic hound! ( The Hound of the Baskervilles )