We must remember that Satan has his miracles too. -- John Calvin


Destroying books is like destroying a whole world.

Diana [to Reid]

I want to go back to where I was before ... before.

DIana [to Reid]

Rossi: Maybe he was in some kind of accident.
Walker: What kind of accident?
Rossi: No idea. What? Alvez doesn't have a monopoly on grasping at straws.

JJ, we have enough problems in this life that are real and present. Let's not bring imagined ones to the table too.


Time moves in one direction, memory in another. -- William Gibson


Walker: I know I'm new here, but to me it seems like they won't stop.
Prentiss: I'd rather fly out there and find nothing than to stay here and see more bodies drop.

So there's one shooter, clear-headed, controlled, mature, on the hunt, while the others go along on a drug-fueled party binge.


That's the problem with group dynamics. Different personalities, different agendas.


It seems our gang is becoming unglued faster than we predicted.


A gang's where a coward goes to hide.

Mickey Mantle

Prentiss: You did great in San Diego. I'm glad you trusted your gut.
Walker: Thank you for listening. I've been on teams where opinions, especially new ones, aren't always valued.
Prentiss: That's the nice thing about this group. Everybody has a voice.

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.