Dexter

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Dexter
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(voice over) Real. How do you show someone real love when you don't even know what it feels like?

(Voice over)To be a brother. To have a friend. To have a wife, a family. Fiona wanted it so bad she invented it, played all the parts herself. But if you play a role long enough, really commit, does it ever become real? Could I become real?...

(voice over) There are many ways to stop the heart, electric shock, bad diet, sever the aorta, my personal favorite, but to start one beating, this is a first.

Dexter: My dad used to say "be careful what you think you know about someone; you're probably wrong."
Miguel: Smart man.
Dexter: Sometimes.

Deb: The wedding band has to match the engagement ring, so what does that look like?
Dexter: She said she didn't want one.
Deb: Oh my god, you just get dumber every day! How do you survive in this world? Of course she wants one!
Dexter: How am I supposed to know that?
Deb: You are such a Y-chromosome cliché! Just buy her a beautiful, romantic, 'I love you with all of my heart' fucking engagement ring. And Dex, size matters!

It's said that everything is connected to everything. The butterfly effect. You drop a pebble into a pond and the ripples radiate outwards touching and effecting everything. Until finally a fish grows arms and legs and crawls out of the water...and picks up a rock and smashes the next two fish over the head...and we have the first serial killer.

Deb: (excitedly) A baby? a motherfucking rolly-poly, chubby cheeked shit machine? Are you kidding me?
Dexter: I've never heard it described in quite those words before, but yeah.

Dexter: (voice over) This is absolutely, without a doubt, the worst moment of my life.
Yoga teacher: Now let's go into a little free form yoga. Just let yourself dance.
Dexter: (voice over) I was wrong. This is.
Yoga teacher: See the dust dancing against the sunlight. Be as beautiful as the golden flakes of dust Dexter.
Dexter: (In his head) I could probably kill her before anyone realized what happened.

Masuka: Step away from the incense. This is America, buddy. Freedom of religion.
Dexter: I didn't realize you were a Buddhist, Vince. Japanese are traditionally Shinto.
Masuka: Are we? Oh, whatever. I borrowed this shit off my manicurist. I need all the luck I can get. Got a crucifix up there, too.
Dexter: 'Cause it did so much for Jesus?

Dexter: First you drained her of her self-respect and hope, and last Sunday you choked the life out of her.
Freebo: No. No, Sunday, I was getting high with Sherry..... or Kerry. She's a...she's a...she's a...
(Dexter shoves gauze in Freebo's mouth.)
Dexter: You seem uncertain. It's uncomfortable, isn't it? Just when you think you've answered all the questions, another one smacks you in the face. Life, life, life. Life is just like that. Which is why I prefer death.

Deb: How can you be so fuckin' relaxed?
Dexter: I'm good at compartmentalization.
Deb: You're a little weird, Dex.
Dexter: That's not gonna change. I'm gonna be this way forever.

(voice over) I passed through the flames and rose from the ashes, again. I've never been one to put much weight into the idea of a higher power, but if I didn't know better I'd have to believe that some force out there wants me to keep doing what I'm doing.

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Dexter Quotes

I love Halloween. The one time of year when everyone wears a mask... not just me. People think it's fun to pretend you're a monster. Me, I spend my life pretending I'm not. Brother, friend, boyfriend - All part of my costume collection. Some people might call me a fraud. Let's see if it will fit. I prefer to think of myself as a master of disguise.

Dexter Morgan

Tonight's the night. And it's going to happen again, and again. It has to happen. Nice night.

Dexter Morgan
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