The Mentalist quotes
Mrs. Bittacker: He has to be on dialysis in less than an hour.
Dennis Abbott: Oh. Well, that is a problem. Oh, how's this: we'll take his IV pole with us. Well, just while we hold you. Now, I can't say what's gonna happen when he goes back to the 'pen.
Mrs. Bittacker: What's going on? Care to illuminate me, Agent?
Dennis Abbott: Supervising Agent Dennis Abbott.
Mrs. Bittacker: [sarcastic admiration] My.
Dennis Abbott: I'm gonna lay this out in words that are designed to resonate. You're gonna call off the hit on Lily Stoppard. You *will* call it off. And you will deliver us Lydon. Or I won't be able to answer to your son's well-being.
Mrs. Bittacker: I have no idea what you're talking about. I'm truly lost in this conversation.
Dennis Abbott: You want to call my bluff? Well, do it. Please. Because while Ethan suffers, or whatever happens to him, it'll be on you. He's nothing to me.
Mrs. Bittacker: But he's not, is he? He's not nothing to you. You're a lawman. A supervising agent, and he is a citizen. Sure, you may make unhappy or uncomfortable, but you're not gonna let him die. You're too damn ethical for that.
Dennis Abbott: They don't know me, do they, Cho?
Kimball Cho: No.
Mrs. Bittacker: I think I do. And I'm gonna bet my son on it.
Teresa Lisbon: Why?
Patrick Jane: Lao-tzu.
Teresa Lisbon: Lao-tzu?
Patrick Jane: Famous Chinese philosopher.
Teresa Lisbon: What has he got to do with anything?
Patrick Jane: Ah, your unconscious sexual bias at work there, Lisbon. You assumed he was a he.
Teresa Lisbon: Well, was he?
Patrick Jane: He was. Not the point.