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Smith and Holmes
How is it possible, Doctor, for Watson and I meeting as we did to be so… fundamental to the well-being of… I do not even know what to call it! It seems woefully egoistic to believe oneself as anything more than… an insignificant speck in the grand scheme of things.
—Sherlock Holmes learns about the Fixed Points in his own timeline, Chapter 1: "The Time Lord"
I’m the Doctor. That’s what I am, that’s who I am. You wouldn’t want to know my Name—no one would. I’m the Doctor, because I help people. I heal them if I can. And if I fail them… I don’t forgive myself. And I try to forget. Because if I ever, for one moment, dwelt on the past… I think it would kill me.
—the Doctor explains who he is to Holmes
Men of England
Just in case you were wondering, I really haven't slept since then… So many years of stopping the bad guys… it gives you too many demons to handle…
—the Doctor, not long after the events of "Smith and Jones"
You've seen the night sky when it's full, right? When it's brilliant and full to bursting with stars and planets and galaxies... Well, I've been to at least half of them, at any given point in Time. I've seen the beginning of the world, and I've also seen its end. And, after a very long time... it all gets to be just... stuff. You lose the wonder... Unless you're sharing it with someone.
—the Doctor explains why he wants Watson and Holmes to come with him
The Manhattan Conspiracy
The Icarus Experiment
Child of Time
Watson and Sparrow
Dynamics of a Point
The Dying Detective
The Final Question