You know what I think, Owen? I think you haven't given me a single piece of evidence that validates your story.

Reid [to Owen]

Our unsub thinks [the Hum] is real, so we have to take it, and him, seriously.


I've been reading message board after message board, and, hot take, don't read the comments.


Simmons: Garcia, lay off that cold brew.
Garcia: Cool story, brah. Never!

Lewis: Garcia, we need you to do some more digging.
Garcia: I was born with a shovel in my hands. No, a backhoe.

This case, it doesn't add up.


That's because your biological clock is ticking, my friend.

Lewis [to Alves]

Reid: I got an email.
JJ: You got an email? You hate email.

Simmons: You meditate, Rossi?
Rossi: Oh, yeah. Three times a week and twice on Sunday.

"Convictions are more dangerous foes of truth than lies." -- Frederick Nietzsche


Alves: I've got some single Army buddies. I could set you up.
Lewis: I'm not saying no. But I don't do blind dates. I need photos. Photos!

The first thing you need to know is your father is a hero.

Reid [to Shane]

Criminal Minds Quotes

They mess you up, your mom and dad. They may not mean to, but they do. They fill you with the faults they had, and add some extra, just for you - Philip Larkin.


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.