A good civil servant doesn't
rest until he gets his job done.
A murder investigation is like
a puzzle. Some take longer than others to solve.
A smart policeman never mixes
business with vermouth.
Always be punctual where beautiful
girls are concerned.
Ask enough good questions and
the case will solve itself.
Be careful if you're constantly
attacking. There may be someone waiting for you with a net.
Be it big or be it small, do
it well or not at all.
Beauties make the best suspects.
Cynical conversation makes for
bitter brew. Never mix them.
Don't think about it, just do
Duty will always interrupt pleasure.
Everyone can make money. Only
a few can make a difference.
Fidelity never goes out of fashion.
Hell hath no fury like a princess
History is most likely to repeat
if you stick to a woman with a past.
If catching a killer was easy,
anyone could do it.
If it was easy, everyone could
If the pieces of the puzzle
don't fit, you don't have all of the pieces.
If you can't find what you're
looking for, you're looking for the wrong thing.
If you don't find what you're
looking for in deep water, look in the flower garden.
If you never grow up, you'll
never grow old.
If you want to enjoy the simple
things in life, you've got to be rich.
If you would avoid a slap, see
that your hand isn't quicker than her aye.
In homicides, check out the
facts one at a time, slow and easy.
It's a great life if your don'ts
Juries don't convict because
of what Burke thinks.
Look innocent when you're suspicious.
Money can't buy love, but it
can put you in a good bargaining position.
Money is worthless unless you
can enjoy it.
Murder is the only game you
can never win.
Never argue with the inner voice
Never bet against a sure thing.
Never box with senior citizens.
Never bring 25-yr-old Scotch
to a man who drinks corn whiskey.
Never call the Captain unless
Never confuse the improbable
with the impossible.
Never drink martinis with beautiful
Never eat little round pancakes when you're in a hurry.
Never fight the hand that feeds
Never invest with a friend if
you expect to keep him as a friend.
Never keep a lady waiting.
Never let your brain interfere
with the heart, your stomach or your wallet.
Never let your emotions get
in the way of your job.
Never make fun of an older woman.
One day you'll be married to one.
Never order filet medium well.
Never play a murderer's game.
Make him play yours.
Never sleep with a suspect.
Never talk to the press no matter
how pretty until you know what you're talking about.
Never waste time talking about
Not all girls who want a rose-covered
cottage are American beauties.
People can say what they want, but facts speak for themselves.
Play it cool.
Sometimes even Burke's Laws
have to be broken.
Sometimes you have to be one
step ahead just to stay even.
Sometimes your best investment
is the one you don't make.
Suspects may say what they want,
but facts speak for themselves.
That's the way the body bounces.
The best witness to a murder
is the victim.
The only truth in a murder case
is that no one tells the truth.
There are two sides to every
wall. The inside and the outside.
There is nothing more dangeous
than a prime suspect with a short fuse.
There's no such thing as a perfect
To catch a criminal, you have
to think like one.
Too many crooks spoil the stew.
Trust is the cornerstone of
any good relationship.
When duty calls, we horsemen
have to ride.
When it comes to murder, numbers
rarely add up.
When it comes to murder, the
only sure thing is that there are no sure things.
When magic is murder, your first
question is not who did it, but how it was done.
When preparing a dish for bedtime,
champagne makes the best tenderizer.
When reading a suspect, don't
forget to look between the lines.
When the bell rings, keep on
When the track is muddy and
you're trying to get even, never walk away from a long shot.
When you come to a dead-end,
you go back to the beginning.
When you hit a brick wall, sleep
When you must swim in dangerous
water, don't invite the sharks to lunch.
Where there's a will, there's
Wise men hide cards in deck.
You always have to look for
the murderer among the living.
You can never impose on a friend.
You can't solve a murder without
first finding a suspect.