“It was all-important. When a woman thinks that her house is on fire, her instinct is at once to rush to the thing she values most. […] A married woman grabs at her baby ; an unmarried one reaches for her jewel-box.”Sir Arthur Conan Doyle - « A Scandal in Bohemia » (1891).
Sherlock Holmes — BBC Sherlock; 2x03: The Reichenbach Fall
(I posted this as my Facebook status half a month ago and no one has figured out where it came from)