Leroy Jethro Gibbs Quotes
Davis: How long were planning on sitting out there?
Gibbs: Probably sleep better out there than I did last night.
Davis: Why, insomnia?
Gibbs: No. Couch is old and the spring popped through. Kept me up.
Davis: What you doing on the couch? Wife got you in the doghouse?
Gibbs: No, it's nothing like that. The bedroom was ours, you know? And, well she passed away.
Davis: Oh, I'm sorry to hear that.
Davis: Riley called me, said she wants to see me. She'll never stop asking. And I will never want her to see me like this.
Gibbs: We asked your daughter for help. She talked to my agents all day about you. And when they had to leave, she stayed. She practically wrote a book. When she looks at you, all she sees is her dad.
Grace: Whatever you did for Davis, whatever you said, it landed. It made a difference.
Grace: So tell me. What about the other way around?
Grace: What's he doing for you, Popeye?
Gibbs: What's he doing for you?
Grace: That's it.
Gibbs: When you told me to go talk to him, you were shrinking me.
Grace: Ever hear of two birds?
This is my rifle. There are many like it. This one's mine. My rifle is my best friend. It is my life. I must master it, as I must master my life. My rifle, without me, is useless. Without my rifle, I am useless.Gibbs [voiceover]
I must fire my rifle true.Gibbs [voiceover]
Davis: You know, the thing is, I was fighting myself. Trying to be some empty version of what I was before. But I think I need to try and find a way to be who I am now. You know what I mean?
Bishop: If we're going to work, you got any food around here?
Gibbs: I have three TV dinners.
Bishop: No. I need some food with a little bit more food in it.
Gibbs: Then let's go get some
Gibbs: How about you? Did it get weird, her and her husband?
Tony: Do you really want to know?
Catherine: The infamous Agent Gibbs.
Gibbs: Lady, save your breath. You're barking up the wrong tree.
Taft: Oh, Gibbs?
Gibbs: Look, if you want to quit, quit, okay? I don't need you. I don't need your shrink. I don't need whoever would take your place.
Taft: Gibbs, this is Catherine. My wife.
Catherine: Look, before he comes back I just want to thank you real quick for being Cyril's friend. We've been through a lot since losing Paul. And I think this sparring you guys do? It's good for him. You're good for him, Gibbs. Very good.
Gibbs: Not as good as he's been for me.
Catherine: Not that you're going to tell him that.
Gibbs: Oh no. His head's already big enough.
Gibbs: We're wasting time.
Fornell: I wouldn't do that if I were you. SecNav's inside with her ex-husband and his girlfriend. Makes me miss Diane.
SecNav: Maybe it's time I re-evaluate my priorities.
Gibbs: You going to quit?
SecNav: If it's best for my family. You don't agree? Think I'm being ruled by fear, what?
Gibbs: I don' think it matters what I think.
SecNav: Humor me.
Gibbs: Family's important.
SecNav: That's it? No rousing pep talk? No "we need you on that wall, Madame Secretary"?
SecNav: A little bit. Yeah.