Turns out no one can outrun pain. Life is tragic. But it's also precious and sweet and extraordinary and the only way I know to honor my moms life is to keep running.


Caitlin: So we're just supposed to get used to working above a makeshift prison housing evil people with superpowers.
Harrison: You'd be surprised what you can get used to, Caitlin.

Joe: Do you like him?
Iris: I do.
Joe: Then I will do my damnedest not to shoot him.
Iris: That's all I ask.

Barry: Rescuing you is exhausting.
Joe: I really miss the ability to be able to ground you.
Barry: Sorry I had to go and grow up.

Joe: I am so sorry.
Henry: It doesn't matter that you didn't believe me, because you always believed in my son.

You think I don't understand what you're feelin'? I have been a cop for almost as long as you've been alive so you should know, putting on that suit does not make everybody safe. For every person you save, there is going to have to be somebody you can't. And the hardest thing you're going to have to face is not some monster out there with powers. It's going to be that feeling of uselessness when you can't do anything. Or the guilt that weighs on you when you make a mistake. Some things, Barry, you can't fight. Some things, you just have to live with.


Caitlin: He saved so many lives that day and nobody will ever know what he did.
Barry: I do. He was a hero.
Caitlin: I didn't want him to be a hero. I wanted him to be my husband.

Iris: I know my dad. He'll kill us.
Eddit: Right now? You're killing us.

Joe: Well, unless we're planning on executing every super criminal we stop, you geniuses are going to have to come up with someplace else to hold them.
Cisco: A metahuman prison. Sweet.

It doesn't matter if you're the slowest kid in gym class or the fastest man alive, every one of us is running. Being alive means running. Running from something, running to something or someone. And no matter how fast you are, there are some things you can't outrun. Some things always catch up with you.


Aaahh. My chest feels like that one time I had a cigarette. Yeah, teen me lived for danger.


The only thing I can say is I feel like I've waited for this day for centuries.


The Flash Season 1 Episode 3 Quotes

Cisco: Ah, sir, we just got the weather report and there is a big thunder storm coming in.
Harrison: We're not launching a space shuttle. We'll be fine.

We were very different. You may have noticed I'm a bit... guarded. Ronnie knew how to make me laugh. He used to say we were like fire and ice.