Morgan: I know you hate goodbyes, kid. And change. Hey, it isn't always a bad thing.
Reid: I just can't imagine this room without you.
Morgan: So don't. Don't think about it. Just know I'm always going to be by your side. I'm just a phone call away. I'm sorry I can't stay.
Reid: I don't want you to stay, because I know why you're leaving and I couldn't be happier for you.
Morgan: Well listen, we were going to mail these, but I wanted you to have a birth announcement first.
Reid: Hank Spencer Morgan.
Morgan: Yeah. Hank is for my pops. But Spencer is for the best little brother anybody could ever ask for. I love you, kid.
Reid: I love you.

As a good friend of mine said, every ending is also a beginning. We just don't know it at the time. I'd like to believe she's right.


Morgan: All right, your eyes are starting to do that thing that they do. Let's have it.
Rossi: Have what?
Morgan: It's not my birthday. And I said to you please, no welcome back party.
Rossi: All right, look. I'm not saying, but...I was supposed to distract you. So do me a favor and act surprised when you go in there, all right?
Morgan: All right, I got you covered.

Parents are the bones upon which children sharpen their teeth - Peter Ustinov.


Reid: If there's one thing I'm sure of, it's that you and Savannah are going to be great parents.
Morgan: [smiling] You charge by the hour, doc?

I said her name! I forgot!


Lucky I'm sane, after all I've been through. Life's been good to me so far - Joe Walsh.


Thug #1: What's he doing?
Lead thug: He's disassociating himself from the pain he knows we're going to inflict. Outstanding.

Savannah: You know what the worst part is?
Rossi: What?
Savannah: I live with a profiler. So I know things I shouldn't. Like if they wanted him dead, he'd already be dead. Right?
Rossi: That's right.

Morgan: Are you ashamed of me? I should have fought more. You would have.
Hank: No. I'm not ashamed of you. I'm proud.
Morgan: Proud? How could you be proud?
Hank: Because you turned your pain into your greatest asset. And I saw it. You became the man of the house. You took care of your sisters and your mother. That's why you're good at what you do.

Hank: Does she cook a lot?
Morgan: No, I do. She can't cook worth a damn. I know dinner's ready when the smoke alarm goes off. She knows it too. She hates her cooking almost as much as I hate eating it.

Morgan: I can't feel anything. Pop, I'm scared.
Hank: Dying is easy. You know what's hard? Not being there for your son.
Morgan: I want do. I do. I want to be there for my family. Savannah. Mom, my sisters. All of them, Pop. But what if I'm not strong enough?
Hank: That's why I walked you through those moments. So you could see what I've seen for thirty years. You are strong enough. You've always been strong enough.

Criminal Minds Quotes

Hotch: A sniper can wait up to 72 hours without sleeping.
Mays: Seriously?
Rossi: That's part of their training. They can stay awake for 72 hours and remain completely focused on their target.
Mays: How?
Hotch: By using a mental exercise called "fantasy integration". A sniper creates a scenarios involving a target that keeps that person at the forefront of their mind.
Morgan: Often they'll imagine a place where they're with the target, doing something together that takes time. For example, building a car.
JJ: For some, the fantasy begins the minute they're assigned a target. Then nothing will distract them.

Don't you know there comes a midnight hour when everyone has to take off his mask - Soren Kierkegaard.