Downey's Holmes is at once more dissolute and more fit than previous incarnations . Holmes' canonical devotion to cocaine is here augmented by other drugs and a great deal of booze . Yet Holmes has the body of a lithe athlete , the skills of a gymnast and the pugilism of a world champion.
Psychotic gunmen no longer seem to have any motive beyond a general anger. James Holmes appears to have shot dead 12 people in Colorado's Aurora cinema in July simply because they were watching a Batman film and he saw himself as the Joker. And Adam Lanza| has no link with the school he attacked last week, apart from having once attended it as a little boy.
To Sherlock Holmes she is always the woman. I have seldom heard him mention her under any other name.In his eyes she eclipses and predominates the whole of her sex.Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
'I am inclined to think'said I. 'I should do so,' Sherlock Holmes remarked, impatiently.Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
If I get the good pictures I was getting at the beginning of the season, Lee Holmes will be knocking at the door.phil brown
I read your piece on Plato. Holmes, when you strike at a king, you must kill him.ralph waldo emerson
It wasn't about Larry Holmes, if I would have fought a brother I wouldn't have gotten the money I got. Give me 10 black guys and I make eight dollars. Give me Gerry Cooney and I make $10 million.larry holmes
John Clellon Holmes ... and I were sitting around trying to think up the meaning of the Lost Generation and the subsequent Existentialism and I said, 'You know, this is really a beat generation' and he leapt up and said 'That's it, that's right!'jack kerouac
It didn't require a Sherlock Holmes to size up the situation.edwin lefèvre
The conflict about the meaning of free speech went on through the 1920s, Holmes and Brandeis persisting in their view and expressing it in strongly worded dissents. In one sense it was a curious performance by the two of them, for each had a deep commitment to the Supreme Court as an institution and thought that division among the justices should be avoided when possible.anthony lewis
When the Deep Impact probe hit Comet 9P/Tempel, there was almost no change in brightness. ... This outburst by Comet Holmes is extreme!brian g. marsden
As Justice Olive Wendell Holmes, Jr. put it, censorship rests on the idea that “every idea is an incitement.” Perhaps he should have specified “every interesting idea,” for a dull idea is not. By the same token, every interesting drug is an incitement. And so is everything else that people find interesting.thomas szasz
It didn't require a Sherlock Holmes to size up the situation.
When the Deep Impact probe hit Comet 9P/Tempel, there was almost no change in brightness. ... This outburst by Comet Holmes is extreme!
Psychotic gunmen no longer seem to have any motive beyond a general anger. James Holmes appears to have shot dead 12 people in Colorado's Aurora cinema in July simply because they were watching a Batman film and he saw himself as the Joker.
Oliver Wendell Holmes said he doubted not that if all the medicines in the world were dumped into the sea it would be a great deal better for the human family, though a great deal worse for the fishes. Some such remark could be made about our voluminous libraries. If something violent should happen to all the law reports now crowding our shelves, and all, or nearly all, of the books of alleged authors on particular branches of the law such books being in the main a product of scissors, paste-pot, and a 10-dollars a week drudge would anybody suffer!
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. decided cases on the United States Supreme Court.
Trying to be Sherlock Holmes is like trying to catch an arrow in mid-flight.jeremy brett
Art Deco Holmes in France found its American equivalent in the design of the New York skyscrapers of the 1920s. The Chrysler Building... was one of the most accomplished essays in the style.