"Murder is unique in that it abolishes the party it injures, so that society must take the place of the victim, and on his behalf demand atonement or grant forgiveness."
— W.H. Auden Gideon CM S1Ep17 “A Real Rain”
"The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe."
— Friedrich Nietzsche Hotch CM S1Ep16 “The Tribe”
"In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years."
— Abraham Lincoln Elle CM S1Ep15 “Unfinished Business”
"In order for the light to shine so brightly, the darkness must be present."
— Sir Francis Bacon Max Ryan CM S1Ep15 “Unfinished Business”
"It is those we live with and love and should know who elude us."
— Norman Maclean Gideon CM S1Ep15 “Unfinished Business”
"What we do for ourselves dies with us. What we do for others and the world, remains and is immortal."
— Albert Pine Gideon CM S1Ep14 “Riding the Lightning”
"Who so sheddeth man’s blood by man shall his blood be shed."
— Genesis 9:6 Gideon CM S1Ep14 “Riding the Lightning”
"Before you embark on a journey of revenge, dig two graves."
— Confucius Gideon CM S1Ep13 “Poison”
"What is food to one is to others bitter poison."
— Lucretious Gideon CM S1Ep13 “Poison”
"Measure not the work until the day’s out and the labor done."
— Elizabeth Barrett Browning Gideon CM S1Ep12 “What Fresh Hell?”