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Criminal Minds (season 9)

season of television series

The Inspiration [9.01]Edit

David Rossi: "Who knows where inspiration comes from. Perhaps it arises from desperation. Perhaps it comes from the flukes of the universe, the kindness of the muses." Amy Tan

Aaron Hotchner: Josh Billings once wrote, "There are two things in life for which we are never truly prepared: twins."

The Inspired [9.02]Edit

Derek Morgan: "We are not only our brother's keeper; in countless large and small ways, we are our brother's maker." Bonaro Overstreet

Aaron Hotchner: "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

Final Shot [9.03]Edit

David Rossi: "Our most basic common link is that we all inhabit this planet. We all breathe the same air. We all cherish our children's future. And we are all mortal." John F. Kennedy

To Bear Witness [9.04]Edit

Derek Morgan: "Someone I loved once gave me a box full of darkness. It took me years to understand that this too was a gift." Mary Oliver

Aaron Hotchner: "Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside of us while we live." Norman Cousins

Route 66 [9.05]Edit

Aaron Hotchner: "Life is a dream. Realize it." Mother Teresa

In the Blood [9.06]Edit

Spencer Reid: "After all, what is man but a hoard of ghosts? Oaks, that were acorns, that were oaks." Walter de la Mare

Penelope Garcia: Mitch Albom said, "Death ends a life, not a relationship."

Gatekeeper [9.07]Edit

David Rossi: "If passion drives you, let reason hold the reins." Benjamin Franklin

Spencer Reid: "The most important thing that parents can teach their children is how to get along without them." Frank Clark

The Return [9.08]Edit

Derek Morgan: Alfred Hitchcock said, "There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it."

Jennifer Jareau: "The greater the power, the more dangerous the abuse." Edmund Burke

Strange Fruit [9.09]Edit

David Rossi: "The universe doesn't like secrets; it conspires to reveal the truth to lead you to it." Lisa Unger

The Caller [9.10]Edit

Spencer Reid: "Fear is pain arising from the anticipation of evil." Aristotle

David Rossi: "We cannot despair of humanity, since we ourselves are human beings." Albert Einstein

Bully [9.11]Edit

Alex Blake: "Brothers and sisters are as close as hands and feet." Vietnamese proverb

Alex Blake: "Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much." Helen Keller

The Black Queen [9.12]Edit

Derek Morgan: "People often say that this or that person has not yet found himself. But the self is not something one finds, it is something one creates." Thomas Szasz

Penelope Garcia: "To invent your own life's meaning is not easy, but it's still allowed, and I think you'll be happier for the trouble." Bill Watterson

The Road Home [9.13]Edit

Derek Morgan: "Beware the fury of a patient man." John Dryden

David Rossi: "Forgiveness does not change the past but it does enlarge the future." Paul Boese

200 [9.14]Edit

Emily Prentiss: "Why should we look to the past in order to prepare for the future? Because there is nowhere else to look." James Burke

Jennifer Jareau: Nietzsche said, "When you look long into an abyss, the abyss looks into you."

Mr. & Mrs. Anderson [9.15]Edit

Alex Blake: Author Jennifer Smith wrote, "Marriage is a mosaic you build with your spouse. Millions of tiny moments that create your love story."

Penelope Garcia: "Each relationship nurtures a strength or weakness within you." Mike Murdock

Gabby [9.16]Edit

Aaron Hotchner: "It's often said there is no footprint too small to leave an imprint on this world."

Jennifer Jareau: "A mother's arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them." Victor Hugo

Persuasion [9.17]Edit

Spencer Reid: "The secret of my influence has always been that it remained secret." Salvador Dali

David Rossi: "Illusion is needed to disguise the emptiness within." Arthur Erickson

Rabid [9.18]Edit

Spencer Reid: "It is more important to know what sort of person has a disease than to know what sort of disease a person has." Hippocrates

Derek Morgan: "Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil." Baltasar Gracian

The Edge of Winter [9.19]Edit

Derek Morgan: "No one is ever a victim, although your conquerors would have you believe in your own victimhood. How else could they conquer you?" Barbara Marciniak

Derek Morgan: "There are times when the mind is dealt such a blow it hides itself in insanity. There are times when reality is nothing but pain, and to escape that pain, the mind must leave reality behind." Patrick Rothfuss

Blood Relations [9.20]Edit

Alex Blake: "The past is never dead. It's not even past." William Faulkner

What Happens in Mecklinburg [9.21]Edit

Spencer Reid: Albert Einstein said, "In matters of truth and justice, there is no difference between large and small problems, for issues concerning the treatment of people are all the same."

Fatal [9.22]Edit

Aaron Hotchner: A proverb states, "He that was born to be hanged will never be drowned."

David Rossi: "A person often meets his destiny on the road he took to avoid it." Jean de la Fontaine

Angels (Part 1) [9.23]Edit

David Rossi: "The name written on her forehead was a mystery: Babylon the Great, the mother of prostitutes and of the abominations of the earth." Revelation 17:5

Demons (Part 2) [9.24]Edit

Spencer Reid: "When truth is buried, it grows. It chokes. It gathers such an explosive force that on the day it bursts out, it blows up everything with it." Emile Zola

Spencer Reid: "We must be willing to get rid of the life we planned so as to have the life that is waiting for us." Joseph Campbell