Reid: Doing this while we're here is incredibly bold, it's practically a taunt.
Hotch: Or a message.
Warden Tate: To who?
Hotch: Us

Morgan: You ready to get the hell out of here?
Kate: Am I ever.

Dwight D. Eisenhower once wrote "If you want total security, go to prison. There you're fed, clothed, given medical care and so on. The only thing lacking is freedom."


Unsub: How the hell do you think it makes me feel, huh?
Lisa: I said I'm sorry.
Unsub: I bust my work all day and all I ask for is a hot meal.
Lisa: I'm sorry. Please. I know this is my fault.
Unsub: You think I want to do this?
Lisa: Look I know you had a hard day at work.
Unsub: NO. I had a rough day. A rough day at work. Say it right.
Lisa: I'm sorry. You had a rough day.
Unsub: So why do you have to make it worse?
Lisa: I'll do better. I promise.
Unsub: I'm tired of giving you second chances.

William R. Alger once said "Men often make up in wrath what they want in reason."


Nothing can drive one closer to his own insanity than a haunting memory refusing its own death - Darnell Ford


Kate: I just keep reminding myself it is just the mall.
JJ: I don't think parents are ever ready for their kids to grow up.
Kate: It feels like yesterday she was in diapers.
JJ: Teenagers. I don't know how my mom survived.
Kate: Mine either.

Markayla: What did you tell your folks?
Meg: The truth. Sort of. I told them we were meeting two guys from our biology class.
Markayla: This is the best study session I've ever had. They actually believed you?
Meg: Why wouldn't they? I couldn't tell them we were meeting some cute senior we met onine. They'd freak.

The most heroic word in all languages is revolution - Eugene V. Debs


JJ: Looks like the media is scrambling for a soundbite from the local hero.
Lex: I don't know what all the fuss is about. Anybody with half a right mind would have done the same thing.
Sarah: Well they didn't. You did.

Reporter: Wait. That's the family. They're leaving.
Kate: Sorry guys. Guess you're going to have to capitalize on someone else's trauma today.

Rossi: Einstein, huh?
Einstein: Bet you don't ever forget it.
Rossi: You're kind of young to be a forensic specialist aren't you?
Einstein: Finished medical school at 19, and then residency afterwards. My dad really wanted me to live up to the family name.

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.

Thomas Merton once wrote "Love is our true destiny. We do not find the meaning of life by ourselves alone. We find it with another."