Seeley Booth Quotes
[to suspect] She's gonna find something. She always does.
Bones: Sweets has trust issues involving finding a home. Since he grew up an orphan, the anger he's sublimated has paralyzed him from developing a healthy perspective on what having a home means. That made him bond with us and our home so he didn't have to deal with his own emotional insecurities.
Booth: Bones shoots from the outside! Three points!
Sweets: Where's that psychobabble coming from?
Booth: Well, you left one of your psychobabble books in our bathroom.
Booth: We believe a line between home and work is important.
Sweets: I have a hard time believing Dr. Brennan can talk about anything else.
Bones: I've spent so much time trying to control my life. I thought it meant that I was strong, but I was just afraid.
Booth: Afraid of what?
Bones: I dug out remains from the rubble at the towers. For two weeks, I was methodical. A scientist. I did what was asked of me. I did my job. I never shed a tear. I was proud of that. All these years, I've never let myself deal with it.
Booth: Bones, we all deal with things in our own way.
Bones: I could avoid it all before. I had no one in my life. But now I think of those people, and I think of you. Any one of them, it could've been you.
[to Bones] When it comes to coaching, Phil Jackson has nothing on you.
For years Tim Murphy was homeless. He was forgotten. He was one of those people on the streets that we try not to look at because the sight of them is just too painful. But we're all cut from the same cloth. Tim knew that. He knew just how connected all of us are. He knew that if it wasn't for his three buddies, that Tim wouldn't be alive on September 11th to save the lives of Diane, Warren, and James. And we wouldn't be able to tell Tim's son that Tim didn't die a broken man living on the streets, Sean, but he was as brave and noble as the rest of us. We lay him to rest today a hero.
Booth: I beat up bad guys, and I leap over things.
Sweets: You're describing Superman.
Bones: Most cultures have ceremonies to celebrate milestones in a man's life.
Sweets: Oh god, this isn't about circumcision, is it?
Booth: No, it's about dancing.
Sweets: Artisans go into business because they're passionate about the products they create.
Booth: That is so unamerican.
Booth: A man doesn't fold another man's underwear.
Sweets: Are those Captain America boxers?
Booth: You're a psychologist. Who would do something like this?
Sweets: You want me to figure that out right now?
Bones: I think you're trying to convey that you would no longer like to discuss politics.
Booth: Unless we're talking about JFK and Marilyn Monroe.