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Season 8 Quotes

Almost every episode of Criminal Minds begins and ends with a quote. This is a comprehensive list of the quotes from Season 8, the episodes they were in, and which character said them.

The quotes used on the show might not be the "entire" actual quote written and may be edited for the shows purposes, so we are asking fans to post the quotes used on the show when the episode airs.

Who Said It
8x01 "The Silencer"
"As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do." Andrew Carnegie Hotch

"A man is known by the silence he keeps." Oliver Herford Hotch
8x02 "The Pact"
Evil is always devising more corrosive misery for man's restless need to exact revenge out of his hate." Ralph Steadman Rossi

"If you win, say nothing. If you lose, say less. Paul Brown Rossi
8x03"Through The Looking Glass"
"Behavior is the mirror in which everyone shows their true image." Johann Wolfgang von Goethe JJ

"One of the deep secrets of life is that all that is really worth the doing is what we do for others." Lewis Carroll Hotch
8x04 "God Complex"
"When a doctor does go wrong, he's the first of criminals. He has the nerve and he has knowledge." Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Reid

"Body and soul cannot be separated for purposes of treatment, for they are one and indivisible. Sick minds must be healed as well as sick bodies." Dr. Jeff Miller JJ
8x05"The Good Earth"
"I became insane, with long intervals of horrible sanity". Edgar Allan Poe Reid

"Show me your garden and I shall tell you who you are". Alfred Austin JJ
8x06 "The Apprenticeship"
"Better than a thousand days of diligent study, is one day with a great teacher." Japanese proverb Morgan

"The greatest good you can do for another, is not to share your own riches, but to reveal to him, his own." Benjamin Disraeli Reid
8x07 "The Fallen"
"You never find yourself until you face the truth." Pearl Bailey Rossi

"I am not concerned that you have fallen. I am concerned that you arise". Abraham Lincoln Rossi
8x08"The wheels on the bus"
"I'm not afraid of death. It's the stake one puts up in order to play the game of life". Jean Giraudoux Hotch

"It's easier to build strong children than to repair broken men". Frederick Douglass Morgan
8x09"Magnificent Light"
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"A great deal of talent is lost to the world for want of a little courage." Sydney Smith JJ

"The mystery of human existence lies not in just staying alive, but in finding something to live for." Fyodor Dostoyevsky Morgan
8x10 "The Lesson"
"Love is our true destiny. We do not find the meaning of life by ourselves alone. We find it with another." Thomas Merton Ried

"Love looks not with the eyes but with the mind." William Shakespeare Reid
"The doctrine of the immortality of the soul has more threat than comfort." Mason Cooley Rossi

"I have never yet heard of a murderer who is not afraid of a ghost." John Philpot Curran Reid
8x12 "Zugzwang"
"Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.” Lao Tzu Reid
8x13 "Magnum Opus"
"My blood alone remains: take it, but do not make me suffer long." Marie Antoinette JJ

"Sometimes the hardest part isn't letting go but rather learning to start over." Nicole Sobon Reid
8x14 "All That Remains"
"The tragedy of this world is that no one is happy, whether stuck in atime of pain or joy." Alan Lightman Hotch

Love never dies a natural death. It dies of blindness and errors and betrayals. It dies of weariness, of witherings, of tarnishings.” Anaïs Nin Hotch
8x15 "Broken"
"The world breaks everyone and afterward many are stronger at the broken places." Ernest Hemingway Alex Blake

A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another." John 13:34 Rossi
8x16 "Carbon Copy"
"Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery." Charles Caleb Colton Rossi
8x17 "The Gathering"
"I can resist anything except temptation." Oscar Wilde Reid

"All acts performed in the world begin in the imagination." Barbara Grizzuti Harrison Reid
8x18 "Restoration"
"For darkness restores what light cannot repair." Joseph Brodsky. Morgan

"I am dead. Only vengeance can restore me!" Terry Goodkind Rossi
8x19 "Pay It Forward"
"There is no present or future - only the past, happening over and over again." Eugene O'Neill Hotch

"A memory is what is left when something happens and does not completely unhappen."Eugene de BonoRossi
8x20 "Alchemy"
"I will not say do not weep, for not all tears are an evil." J.R.R. Tolkien Reid

"Dreams are true while they last, and do we not live in dreams?" Alfred Tennyson Rossi
8x21 "Nanny Dearest"
"Alone, all alone. Nobody, but nobody can make it out here alone." Maya Angelou JJ

"Children are educated by what the grown-up is and not by his talk." Carl Jung Hotch
8x22 "#6" (1 quote) "We are not the same persons this year as we are last, nor are those we love. It is a happy chance if we, changing, continue to love a changed person." W. Somerset Maugham Blake
8x23 "Brothers Hotchner"
"Cruel is the strife of brothers."

"Rarely do members of the same family grow up under the same roof." Richard Bach Hotch
8x24 "The Replicator"
"The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life."Richard Bach Hotch

"Affliction comes to us, not to make us sad but sober; not to make us sorry but wise."H. G. WellsRossi

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