Teresa Lisbon: I'm sorry. My family is messy.
Patrick Jane: Oh, no need. Messy people are good people.
Teresa Lisbon: I'm not messy.
Patrick Jane: You're messy on the inside.

T, we all know with you "I'll try" means I won't.

Stan

Patrick Jane: Do you want me to?
Teresa Lisbon: I would very much like it if you came.

Patrick Jane: You know I could come with you if you wanted me to.
Teresa Lisbon: That wouldn't be any fun for you.
Patrick Jane: Fun's overrated.

Cho: S'mores are better in a microwave. It's true.
Jane: Well, I don't even know what to say to that.

When you have a big secret, it makes you feel important.

Patrick Jane

That is a good question but I am the one asking those right now.

Patrick Jane

The things you ask people to do, it's not what I thought working for the FBI would be like, at all.

Agent Vega

Jane: You think you can keep a secret from me for that long?
Lisbon: I don't think I can, I know I can.
Jane: I admire your confidence.

A lot of people in this agency have their gunsights set on ole Bill Peterson. I need to know if you're handing them any bullets.

Bill Peterson

I don't know. She's reserved. It's the kind of quiet where maybe she could be a raging bitch or she's just shy.

Lisbon

Let me tell you something about plans, Colonel. They get in the way of instincts.

Jane

The Mentalist Quotes

Belinda Bittaker: You can sneer at me all you'd like.
Patrick Jane: I will, thank you.

Jane: The point is there's a coded message here.
Cho: Or doodles.