The only hope you have is to accept the fact that you’re already dead. The sooner you accept that, the sooner you’ll be able to function as a soldier is supposed to function: without mercy, without compassion, without remorse. All war depends upon it.

favorite female characters

→ Penelope Garcia

"here goes. and this is the part i always leave out. i had missed my curfew the second time that week, and when i got home it was crazy late. it was like three in the morning and my parents weren’t home. and the phone rang, and my life stopped. my parents were killed by a drunk driver when they were out looking for me. and if they hadn’t been out looking for me, then… we all have wounds that we want to heal, that’s why we come here every week, right? and i have to believe that, as we keep coming here and talking and revealing, that eventually, in time, even the deepest wounds we carry will begin to heal."

favorite male characters

→ Spencer Reid

"when you look at me, you jump to a particular set of conclusions. it’s human nature to make assumptions based on appearance. it’s an outdated primal instinct born of our need to quickly assess our surroundings. of course, in this modern era, those assumptions tend to be very wrong, and often quite hurtful. it happens to me a lot."

when i started high school, i couldn’t wait to get out of dillon. i thought that every book i read was like a rung on a ladder that i built to escape this town that was all about high school football and nothing else. and now that i’m actually getting close to leaving, i’m starting to appreciate that i was shaped by my town, that i have a different viewpoint than every other person. i guess what i’m trying to say is that i’m suprised by how happy i am to be from where i’m from.

”i stand for truth, justice and…some other stuff.”

” just a place somewhere in the world. maybe it’s a lot like your world. maybe it’s nothing like it. but if you look closer, you might see someone like you.”

more than once i’ve touched people and seen such pain and despair but then you were there and pain was gone. i think that’s your destiny, clark. to help people. to save them from fear and darkness.

a heart beats only so many times in a life.

your father used his more than anyone i know.

challenges are what make us who we are. the people that i’ve lost, the things that i’ve learned - i wouldn’t be the same without them.