Quotes from White Collar Episode "Out of the Box"

Season 1, Episode 14 Air Date: March 9, 2010

Caffrey: Wow, that's delicious, but now I have a problem.
Jones: Hughes is going to toss your butt back in prison for drinking his coffee.

Caffrey: Hey, June's throwing a champagne brunch. I totally forgot. Do you mind if I cut out early.
Burke: What kind of monster would I be to keep Neal Caffrey from a champagne brunch?

Caffrey: (to Alex) I got a question. I know why I'm naked. Why are you?

Mozzie: A consulate? Oh, great, an international incident. Look, I don't want to end my days in some underground prison, adopting cockroaches as pets.
Caffrey: We're not talking about North Korea. It's the Italians, Moz.
Mozzie: They do prison just fine. Ask Galileo.

Mozzie: Neal, happily ever after isn't for guys like us.
Neal: It is this time. It is.

Burke discovers Mozzie and Alex and Neal's apartment.
Burke: Oh, look at this. All the usual suspects in one place. Makes my job much easier.

Fowler: This better be good.
Caffrey: I'm close to the music box.
Fowler: That supposed to mean something to me?
Caffrey: Well, you flew in from D.C. so I think it does. My window to get the box closes in the next week. I need my tracking anklet off now to make it happen.
Fowler: You're not suggesting something illegal, are you, Caffrey?
Caffrey: Of course not. Especially to an upstanding federal agent such as yourself.
Fowler: You're pushing it.
Caffrey: I'm going to push it some more. I give you the box, Kate and I never hear from you again. That's my price.
Fowler: You know, I don't give a damn what you do, Caffrey. Just don't make it my problem.

Burke: I know you met with Fowler. And now Alex and your little buddy are here. You've got your whole crew to steal the box. Tell me I'm wrong.
Caffrey: You're wrong.
Burke: I don't understand you. I gave you a shot at a better life.
Caffrey: It's not the life I want.
Burke: Okay. Well, we all have our weakness. Kate's yours. Do the right thing, Neal. You're fooling yourself if you think Kate's on your side.

Alex: Remember the last time we were this close to get the box?
Caffrey: Copenhagen. Sneaking into the Amalienborg Palace, hanging out with the royal family.
Alex: I have a scar from the jump off the gate house.
Caffrey: Healed nicely.
Alex: You didn't visit me in the hospital.
Caffrey: You didn't visit me in prison.
Alex: You burned that bridge and cut—
Caffrey: You cut me out.
Alex: We cut each other out. That's...
Caffrey: Who we are. It's not a game, this time.
Alex: Come on, I know you're going to take the box. I know this is about Kate.

Caffrey: I didn't know this would happen, Peter. I didn't know he'd go after you.
Burke: I don't want your apology. For the record, you just bought yourself two weeks house arrest.
Caffrey: Jones told me.
Burke: You try leaving your apartment, you're done for. So good luck planning your little caper.
There's a knock at the door.
Burke: Hold on, I'm not done with you.
Peter opens the door. Neal's standing there.
Caffrey: About that house arrest thing.

Burke: I'm almost impressed.
Caffrey: You'd do the same for Elizabeth.

Mozzie: We feel free when we escape, even if it be but from the frying pan into the fire.

Caffrey: Excuse me! Scusi! Pardon! I'd like to make a toast. To our gracious hosts. And all of you, because this is a very special night. Well, it's special to me, anyway. You probably have no idea who I am, so I'm going to tell you. I'm an internationally renowned art thief. And tonight, I'm here to rob you. Cheers!

Burke: There's an APB out for a man of interest in a slick suit. Apparently, he rappelled down the wall of a consulate.
Caffrey: It'll be fine. They're not gonna prosecute for the theft of an item they weren't supposed to have in the first place.
Burke: An item you don't seem to have.
Caffrey: Well, let's just say Alex had other plans.

Mozzie: Remember that old Chinese curse?
Caffrey: May you live in interesting times.
Mozzie: These certainly are interesting times. Remember the second half of that curse?
Caffrey: May you find what you're looking for.

Caffrey: You and Peter... How'd you really know?
Elizabeth: Well, I think there is a difference between loving the idea of someone and actually loving who they are.

Caffrey: I give you the box and Kate and I never hear from you again. That's my price.

Caffrey: Are you here to arrest me.
Burke: Still a civilian. And I know about Mentor. And I know that you can walk away it's all legal.
Caffrey: Then what are you doing here.
Burke: I'm here as your friend.
Caffrey: You understand I'm getting on that plane.
Burke: And I also know you're making the biggest mistake of your life.
Caffrey: This is what's best for everyone, Peter. You go back to your life. I get to have one of my own.
Burke: You already have one. Right here. You have people who care about you. You make a difference. You do.

Burke: You said goodbye to everyone but me. Why?
Caffrey: I don't know.
Burke: Yeah, you do. Tell me.
Caffrey: I don't know, Peter.
Burke: Why?
Caffrey: You know why.
Burke: Tell me.
Caffrey: Because you are the only one who could change my mind.

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