Elle: So, he's a violent sex offender in denial.
Hotch: And a sexual predator who's just escalated his crimes.
Gideon: He's a serial killer in the making.
Haley Hotchner: Look, I know this job is important to you. But we're important, too.
Hotch: You don't have to tell me that.
Haley Hotchner: I don't want you to wake up someday in some random city and realise that you don't know your own son.
Hotch: "Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask and he will tell you the truth." -Oscar Wilde.
Elle: "Stripping Bandit". That's terrible, that makes it sound like the Bandit's doing the stripping.
Reid: What would you call him?
Morgan: I'd call him an ass...
Hotch: (interrupts) Hey, focus, please.
Garcia: Honey, if he opens his mouth, I'll give you the length of his teeth.
Hotch: Just keep it clean and don't call me 'Honey'.
Morgan: What's that?
Hotch: My son's first steps. I was out of town, Haley sent me the file.
Morgan: That's nice.
Hotch: It was five months ago, I haven't loaded anything on here since.
Morgan: Okay, so you film a new one when you get home.
Reid: It's like he's compelled to direct these fantasies using these people as actors.
Morgan: Actors on a stage, it's a play.
Reid: It's a psychodrama.
JJ: What's that?
Reid: It's a form of psychotherapy whereby actors serve as surrogates for actual people in the patient's life.
Morgan: (pounding on unsub's door) Sheppard! FBI!
Elle: (handing over a key) Key?
Morgan: No, I got one. (kicks open door)
Hotch: Look at these people! Look at them! They're children! They're children! God's sake!
Hotch: "The basis of shame is not some personal mistake of ours but that this humiliation is seen by everyone." -Milan Kundera.
Hotch: It gets worse and worse with each case.
Gideon: Save one life, we save the world.
Hotch: Yeah. Oh, the one thing that I didn't tell the trainees...
Gideon: What's that?
Hotch: We do not get paid enough.
Gideon: You got that right.