Dr. John Watson Quotes – Sherlock Holmes
Dr. John Watson is known for being Sherlock Holmes’s astonishing associate and devoted friend. He is a fictional English physician in a series of detective stories and novels by great Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
Watson’s character always stands for intelligence and modesty. The same attributes are transformed into a big screen.
TV Watson stands for a patient and sensitive observer, who possess strong moral and physical side.
He was born in 1852 and he spends some time in India as a surgeon, where he was actually wounded during the second Afghan War. His return to England was accompanied by impaired health.
He meets Sherlock in London, where they share rooms at 221B Baker Street. Since their first encounter, they are partners.
Sherlock loves having around him someone who is swift, both in moral and physical assistance -“Quickly Watson, get your service revolver!”, sounds familiar? On the other hand, Watson love being part of the action and crime-fighting cases, which he later records and publishes.
Dr. Watson is naturally open and straightforward, which makes him a perfect partner to someone who is often secretive and devious, as Holmes can be.
A number of TV shows and movies showed Watson as fast, the mindful and observant person that develops over time. Also, there is an interesting link between him and Holmes that makes him reconsider his own actions and his further personal and professional path.
Watson also makes Sherlock more human. Holmes has a gigantic ego and well developed selfish attitude towards other people and Watson simply knows how to handle it. He is here to teach Holmes to be more human, and to show a bit of emotion. If there wasn’t for Watson Holmes would be entirely drowned to his bad side.