"Life can only be understood backward, but it must be lived forward." -- Soren Kierkegaard


Guard: No physical contact.
Diana: I just want to hug my son.

Walker: You can fight this. You're strong.
Sam: Who are you trying to fool, you or me?

Walker: Do you practice those or do they just come to you?
Garcia: You inspire me.

"The past is never where you think you left it." -- Katherine Anne Porter


Rossi: Thought you said we should start fresh in the morning.
Prentiss: Then what are you still doing here?
Rossi: Same as you.

'The future is inevitable and precise, but it may not occur. God lurks in the gaps.' -- Jorge Luis Borges


That's going to take a different rocket to another part of the universe. Good thing I'm a galaxy girl.

Garcia [to Rossi]

Alvez: The unsub is counting down.
JJ: And he's near his end game.

There's a saying around here, 'The desert does not give up its secrets.' We may never know what happened.

M.E. Elizabeth Padilla

'Is it progress if a cannibal uses a fork?' -- Stanislaw Jerzy Lec


Prentiss: You are a doctor, right?
Lewis: I earned a doctorate, right.

Criminal Minds Quotes

It cannot be seen, cannot be felt, cannot be heard, cannot be smelt, It lies behind stars and under hills, and empty holes it fills, It comes first and follows after, ends life, kills laughter. -- JRR Tolkien


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.