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

Finch

Life’s crap. Welcome to the human race.

Shaw

I'm a sociopath. I don't have feelings.

Shaw

Why not? We're in a simulation.

Fusco

I was waiting for the punchline.

Reese

This is the calm before the storm. The only question is when will the sky open.

Finch

I miss the sound of your voice. How's your day going, honey?

Fusco

I don't want anything to happen... to the dog.

Shaw

The Machine said it's time.

Root

I will destroy you. Question is, will you let your human agents die with you?

Samaritan

I wanted to see inside the mind of a fallen god, so I can learn from your mistakes.

Samaritan

Anthony died protecting me. It's up to me now to make sure that his sacrifice wasn't in vain. You told me you wouldn't help me fight a war, John. Well, sometimes a war comes to you. When it does, you can either fight or be vanquished. I'm gonna see that Dominic answers for Anthony. When that day comes, you and Harold would be wise to stay out of my way.

Elias

Person of Interest Quotes

Fusco: Shouldn't we call for backup?
Carter: You are my backup.

Bear, remember Lionel?

Reese