Michael Westen: [first lines - narration] In order to prepare for a mission, it's the little things that count. Firepower is great, but an operation is more likely to be saved by a fresh set of batteries than a gun.
Michael Westen: [narration] Like good poker players, spies know that it's impossible to hide the tells that come with a bloodstream full of adrenaline. If showing fear or concern jeopardizes a mission, you replace it with an emotion that won't.
Michael Westen: [barking at a surprised Fiona] What the hell do you think you're doing? You think this is a tea party? Social hour is OVER!
[clocks her right in the face]
Michael Westen: Torture just gets you the fastest lie to make the pain stop.
Michael Westen: [narration] Heists are like a parties - the worst part is cleaning up. Someone has to stay behind to get rid of all the evidence. And of course, tidying after a heist calls for methods not suitable for parties.
Michael Westen: Ya know, you could use some time at the gun range, pal.
Michael Westen: [narration] Nothing hurts worse than losing a friend to bullets, politics, or something personal.
Michael Westen: Yeah, about that, you should avoid your clients for a while.
Barry: I'm known for my customer service. Don't you think they're going to get a little suspicious if I start dodging their calls?
Sam Axe: Dodge calls now or dodge bullets later.
Barry: Fair enough.
Michael Westen: I'm sorry we're using your love nest as a holding cell, Sam.
Sam Axe: Well, I just didn't expect to be wearing pants here!