Vance: Your personal connection to Agent Donneget was unknown inside NCIS, present company excluded, per your son's request. Ned didn't want anyone to know about his government pedigree.
Gibbs: He wanted the respect of his co-workers, that he was a good agent.
Vance: And he was a damned good one.
Teague: And that was very Ned. He didn't want people to know where he came from.

Luke: People are dead because of me.
Gibbs: You didn't kill anybody. You're trying to help now. That counts for something.
Luke: An agent died.
Gibbs: Yeah.
Luke: The Calling is responsible. What if I could show you exactly who killed my parents?

Gibbs: Why use kids?
Rousseau: Why do fish swim? For the same reason disenfranchised children rise up to find their purpose. They simply must. It is inevitable.

Gibbs: One name. One name! Who is he?
Rousseau: These western time zones elude me. What time is it in Arizona? I think we've missed the afternoon tour.

Franks: For every one you've lost, how many have you saved?
Gibbs: I haven't saved enough.
Franks: What about yourself? Who's going to save you?

Gibbs: Why a grab a kid under federal custody?
Sadiq: Because he was in custody.
Gibbs: He's seen us, names, locations, all of it. We're targets.
Teague: They will get the information out of him.
Sadiq: And there is nothing you can do about it.

You know, I don't like to talk either. You talk too much people end up thinking they heard things you never said.

Gibbs: I had a daughter. She used to to sit right there at the table where you were. She took my pocket knife from me once. Knife wasn't a toy and she knew that. She climbed up here. And she took that knife and she carved her initials right in the back of that cabinet there. And lost the best pocket knife that I ever had.
Luke: What'd you do?
Gibbs: I scolded her. Grounded her. Then I forgave her.
Luke: I'm nothing. I'm nothing! Everyone hates me! Just kill me! That's what they want! That's what I want!

Vance: Blackmail Bayar to help us, DIA is none the wiser. That's the plan?
Gibbs: Yeah. You got a better one, Leon?
Vance: Word of advice, don't get caught.

Gibbs: Did you write that?
Luke: Yes!
Gibbs: You want to finish it before I show it to them?
Luke: Who?
Gibbs: Your parents. What's wrong? It's for them, isn't it? You did everything you're supposed to. Disowned everyone who isn't the calling? It's what Samar wants, right?
Luke: Please don't show it to them.
Gibbs: Oh no, it's already been decided.
Luke: Don't....DON'T!
Gibbs: Hey! You said you wanted to die. What would your parents think if they heard that? You broke their hearts.
Luke: The kids at school hate me. They kept telling me to go back to Iraq. I don't know what to do anymore.
Gibbs: You talk to me. Where is Samar?
Luke: If I tell you what I know, will you take me to see my parents?
Gibbs: Yeah.

Gibbs: What are those?
Palmer: Neck tissue samples. If any residue was left behind it may help in identifying the weapon. I was just about to take it over to Abby.
Gibbs: And still you are here? [Palmer rushes to leave] Palmer. Thank you.

McGee: Gorney, need a towel or a fan over there?
Ned: You try navigating this gauntlet, Timmy boy. Feels like I just spent hours running through catacombs to kill a dragon-priest only to step outside and have another dragon riding right on my tail.
McGee: It's an obscure Skyrim reference boss that actually makes perfect sense.
Gibbs: Thank you elf-lord. What did you find, dragon-priest?

NCIS Quotes

Bishop: FBI, CIA, NSA - they'd all refer you to me. I am the Parsa expert.
Vance: Just how long has NSA had you on him?
Bishop: Six years, director.
Gibbs: Excuse me?

High-tech case - low-tech ass-kickin'!

Tony