Strong men, men who are truly role models, don't need to put down women to make themselves feel powerful." -- Michelle Obama.


Walker: Garcia, see if you can pull it up.
Garcia: See if I ... you doubt me, sir? Watch me bulldoze through 137 pages of manifesto muck without cracking my lip gloss.

This is our ocean. One day it's calm, the next day there are waves the size of mountains. It will be hard at first, but trust me, you shouldn't fight it. You just gotta learn how to survive.

Shaw [to Reid]

Reid: How do you do it?
Shaw: What?
Reid: Survive.
Shaw: The first rule is to accept that no one is safe.

One of many lessons that one learns in prison is that things are what they are and will be what they will be. -- Oscar Wilde


I know it's going to be hard not to think about Reid in prison. We'll get through this, and more importantly, Reid will too.


Garcia: Our sweet, sweet boy wonder!
Rossi: He's strong. He's going to be OK.

Lewis: An unsub turning cars in murder weapons. That's terrifying.
Alvez: It could be a whole new frontier for serial killers.

Spencer, we are going to get you out of here. I promise.

Prentiss [to Reid]

The illusion of control makes the helplessness seem more palatable.-- Allie Brosh


Prentiss: He is innocent, Fiona. That has to count for something.
Fiona: The fact that you have so much faith in him counts a lot with me.

Walker: I was hoping for driver error.
Rossi: This is a whole lot scarier.

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.