No church bells. No Hallelujah chorus. Nothing feels different. If anything, I'm emptier.

Fowler: Who are you?
Dexter: Just a fellow traveler who also likes to pick up dead animals.

I'm just not used to checking the fridge for notes [Voice over]... just notes from other serial killers.

Normally, having a target would make me feel good, give me direction, a sense of purpose. But now it means nothing. And I don't know what's going to make me feel better.

I suppose killing someone with my bare hands in a men's room was my way of working through the anger stage.

It's like when you get on a plane, they tell you if the oxygen masks come down, to put yours on first before taking care of the kids. I need to take care of my own needs, too. Otherwise, I'll be spinning out of control. That's not good for any one.

She died a brutal death, and I can't fix it. But I know I have to try, here in Miami with the people who knew her, who cared about her, who loved her.

She had a big heart, big enough for the both of us, had to be, I wasn't even human when we first met.

I've watched 67 people die, and at the moment of truth I looked into their eyes and I knew - and they knew - they got what they deserved. But what if that's not what happens, if you don't get what you deserve?

Arthur: You think you're better than I am?
Dexter: No. But I want to be.

Deb: I love you.
Dexter: I'm so thankful.

We create our own destiny every day we live.

Dexter Quotes

I've lived in darkness a long time. Over the years, my eyes adjusted until the dark became my world and I could see. But then Rudy turned on the light. He flooded my memory and now I'm blind.

Dexter Morgan

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

Dexter Morgan