"I just want them to see what I see"
  • 1x10: Most people come up against a wall, they give up. Not you. You don't let go. You don't back down. That's what makes you extraordinary.
  • 2x05: I meant it. You are extraordinary.
  • 3x15: I can tell Damian the finest detective in New York City is working his wife's case.
  • 3x21: (Alex Conrad) I have read Heat Wave and Naked Heat so many times, I feel like I know you. The piercing intelligence, the self-assured beauty.
  • 3x22: You know what I thought when I first met you? That you were a mystery I was never gonna solve. Even now, after spending all this time with you, I'm still amazed by the depths of your strength, your heart, and your hotness.
  • 4x09: Pretty girl. Thinks she can leap tall buildings in a single bound, carries the weight of the world on her shoulders, yet, still manages to laugh at some of my jokes.
  • 4x12: [To the mayor] She's the best.
  • 4x16: Clara started off as Sophia, but she ended up being more like you. You know, smart, fierce, kind. I think that was one of the reasons I was drawn to you. As a muse.
  • 4x23: Every morning, I bring you a cup of coffee just so I can see a smile on your face, because I think you are the most remarkable, maddening, challenging, frustrating person I've ever met.
  • article on Frozen Heat: "Over the past few years I’ve watched as someone very close to me has dealt with the immense pressure of a case that hits close to home. The wrestling match between personal and professional responsibilities is enough to destroy most people. Only exceedingly strong ones are capable of persevering through it. That courage needs to be broadcast. People need to know that heroes like that exist. I can only hope that Nikki lives up to her inspiration’s inimitable model."