Lisbon: Swear on your life?
Jane: On your life even.

This man. He has a gun and he pointed it at me. He's very rude and that's not even counting the assault.

Why do they call it a kangaroo court? Are kangaroos especially unjust in comparison to other marsupials? Would wallabies be more judicious?

She does the detecting and I do the insulting.

Hightower: If you don't point that shotgun away from me, I swear I will use it to beat you like a rented mule.
Jane: Spoken like a true lunatic killer.

Not that I'm judging. Seeking revenge on men that are responsible for killing someone you loved. It's a hobby I like to dabble in myself.

You've been LaRoched haven't you?

Jane: You're really committed to keeping your temper contained. What's up with that?
Hightower: You're really committed to testing my temper. What's up with that?

Hightower: There was no reason to treat her disrespectfully.
Jane: I was probing her. There's a certain amount of disrespect necessary. It's like getting frisked at the airport.

Jane: Maybe he died of happiness. Too much natural beauty, it's the Stendhal syndrome.
Sheriff Hughes: No. He was shot in the head.
Jane: Oh well. Nevermind.

Jodie: What is he doing? Could you please control your man?
Jane: Oh trust me, she's tried.

Jane: Did you know that Nevada is both the marriage and divorce capital of the nation?
Lisbon: They should put that on a license plate.

The Mentalist Quotes

Did you know that habitual mockery is a strong indicator of depression?

Dr. Montague

It's like finding a needle in a stack of needles.

Jane