You know I don't like when people mess with kids.


I am the evolution of organized crime.


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

Carter: I don't know who to trust anymore.
Finch: You can trust us, Detective.

Carter: They think you're working with Elias.
Reese: I'm often misunderstood.

So we're going to babysit the five most powerful criminals in New York.


Finch: Did you forget to set your alarm?
Reese: I had my yoga class.
Finch: Well, I hope you've gotten in touch with your inner chi.

Reese: Which do you like better: good cop or bad cop?
Fusco: You tell me.

That's a terrible plan, but I like it, so let's do it.


Fusco: You ever work an identity theft case?
Carter: Every arrest I ever made. They all say I got the wrong guy.

Reese: Last one in pays for lunch.
Finch: I'm in the mood for Indian.

Finch: What on Earth happened?
Reese: Elias happened.

Person of Interest Season 1 Quotes

Knowledge is not my problem. Doing something with that knowledge is where you come in. You can call me Mr. Finch.


When you find that one person who connects you to the world, you become someone different, someone better. When that person is taken from you, what do you become then?