The Best Quotes From 'Criminal Minds' 

Movie and TV Quotes
February 21, 2020 404 votes 62 voters 24 items

The best quotes from Criminal Minds are both wise and concise. The most memorable quotes from Criminal Minds give the show a sense of humor when the characters are exploring dark, deadly, and horrifying crimes. Other one-liners from Criminal Minds pull at our heartstrings and get us caught up in the drama of characters we’ve come to love.

But it’s not all deep lines and heavy truths. CBS' Criminal Minds is an American police procedural crime drama television series and it certainly has its more intense scenes but even those have funny moments and quotes interspersed throughout them. The show also has a great cast of characters like Aaron Hotchner (Thomas Gibson), Derek Morgan (Shemar Moore), and Spencer Reid (Matthew Gray Gubler), and of course, they are going to have some great quotes along the way. With that said, which Criminal Minds quotes are your favorites?

Vote up all your favorite lines on this list of Criminal Minds quotes and help them get closer to the top.

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Three Facts is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Quotes From 'Criminal Minds'
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Three Facts

Gideon: This is going to hit you, and when it does, there's only three facts you need to know: You did what you had to do, and a lot of good people are alive because of what you did.

Reid: What's the third?

Gideon: I'm proud of you.

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Shut Up And Listen is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Quotes From 'Criminal Minds'
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Shut Up And Listen

Prentiss: When a woman tells a man about her feelings, she doesn't want him to fix her. She wants him to shut up and listen!

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Pile Of Needles is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Quotes From 'Criminal Minds'
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Pile Of Needles

Morgan: I hate not having a plan. We're looking for a needle in a haystack.

Reid: Actually, it's more like we're looking for a needle in a pile of needles.

Morgan: What?

Reid: A needle would stand out in a haystack.

Morgan: Okay. Then we're not looking for someone who stands out.

Reid: No, we're looking for a particular needle in a pile of needles.

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How About A Raise is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Quotes From 'Criminal Minds'
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How About A Raise

Gideon: Save one life, we save the world.

Hotchner: Yeah. Well, one thing that I didn't tell the trainees.

Gideon: What's that?

Hotchner: We do not get paid enough.

Gideon: You got that right.

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