Finch: Mr. Reese, I'm highly uncomfortable being here.
Reese: I'm highly uncomfortable having you here, but I need a spotter.

Finch: What if you miss?
Reese: I wouldn't know. I never miss.

I lose my patience when I get shot.

Reese

He say anything yet, like who kicked his ass sideways?

Carter

Reese: How did you know I would shoot?
Kohl: You are a solider like me.

No. It's just beginning. Venni. Vetti. Vecci.

Elias

Reese: We just saved a man whose only goal in life is revenge. He spent years studying his enemies through their own children.
Finch: John, we had limited information. We knew when we began this that we might make mistakes. But we have to go now, more people to help, more numbers.
Reese: And how many of those numbers will come up because we saved one man's life?

Elias: I wish you luck, John. If you stay out of my way, I'll stay out of yours.
Reese: What if I don't?
Elias: Then we'll meet again under less pleasant circumstances.

Brighton Beach belongs to me now.

Elias

It's a bad move to insult your hostage taker, Lazlo. Keep your mouth shut or I'll shut it permanently.

Reese

Fusco: So you're his guy.
Finch: No, detective. I think that's your role.

Reese: You know, teaching can be a dangerous profession.
Finch: Yes, I imagine espionage is a much safer choice.

Person of Interest Quotes

When you find that one person who connects you to the world, you become someone different, someone better. When that person is taken from you, what do you become then?

Reese

Chess is just a game. Real people aren't pieces.

Finch