Irene Adler: I'd say you're between jobs.
Sherlock Holmes: And you, between husbands.
Irene Adler: He was boring and he was jealous and he snored. I'm Irene Adler again.
The imagination is closer to the actor than real life-more agreeable, more comfortable.
...actors today think that being true is being nice, or being some other "set" thing. That is not the truth. That is your miserable habit of boring everybody to death.
The best author is a dead author, because he's out of your way and you own the play. Take what he has given you and use it for what you need.
A man doesn't know what he knows until he knows what he doesn't know.
The truth does not need to be defended.
Irene Adler: Moriarty
Sherlock Holmes: What?
Irene Adler: That's his name... everyone has a weak spot and he found mine.
Sherlock Holmes: What was it by the way?
[Irene looked at Sherlock and Sherlock twigs that he was her weak spot]
Character is what a man is in the dark.
The goal of physiological research is functional nature.
Traffic was very, very free. It was great.
It is my nature to thin where others read.
Death is not painful. It is the most beautiful experience you will have.
The greater the ignorance the greater the dogmatism.
Medicine is a science of uncertainty and an art of probability.
Killing is the payoff of war.
Just to eat is a gift.
What students lack in school is an intellectual relationship or conversation with the teacher.
There is something so biologically implausible that your attitude is going to cure a disease. There's a tremendous arrogance to imagine that your mind is all that powerful.
You're either part of the solution or you're part of the problem.
Death is staring too long into the burning sun and the relief of entering a cool, dark room.
I know beyond a shadow of a doubt that there is no death the way we understood it. The body dies, but not the soul.