"I’m sorry I’m late. My train was late. Actually, the second one. The first one I did miss, but that was my cab driver’s fault. I have this great traffic app and he thought that he was right. But, I’m here now though."
"There are parts of the world where death is an illusion. I’ve been to one. I learned to be very convincing. But I returned, you needed my help."
"What happens in Russia stays in Russia. Even when it makes no sense whatsoever."
Arrow Season 2, Episode 5: League of Assassins
"Well that’s the thing about forgiveness. You can’t get it until you ask for it."
Arrow Season 2, Episode 4: Crucible
“Sooner or later, we all go through a crucible. I’m guessing yours was that island. Most believe there are two types of people who go into a crucible. The ones who become stronger from the experience and survive it, and the ones who die. But there’s a third type. The ones who learn to love the fire and choose to stay in their crucible because it’s easier to embrace the pain when it’s all you know anymore.”
Arrow Season 2, Episode 3: Broken Dolls
"There’s someone new in town. A woman. She’s targeting men who target women."
Arrow Season 2, Episode 2: Identity
“I used to feel the same way as you. He has this way of seducing you. Making you feel like he’s some kind of guardian angel. But he’s not. He causes chaos and death. And you trying to emulate him just makes the situation worse.”
Which means you’ll never be a hero.
Arrow Season 2, Episode 1: City of Heroes
“I’m not coming back to Starling City. I can’t. My mission, my father’s list - it was a fool’s crusade. And I failed. Malcolm Merlyn destroyed The Glades. Tommy died. And The Hood couldn’t stop it, so don’t ask me to put it on again. Ever.”