Dexter: God, you're on fire lately.
Rita: Are you complaining?
Dexter: Complying.

Being a father and being a husband are two very different things.

Rita: (referring to the Bay Harbor Butcher) You know, I hope they catch him today, and I'm not a violent person, but I hope they hurt him. (turns to kiss Dexter) Have a good day.
Dexter: (voice over) Make up your mind.

Rita: (about her mother) You'll like her, Dexter. She's great. She's a very strong woman.
Dexter: I'll keep that in mind in case I have any heavy lifting to do.

Rita Bennett: I got your message. How's Debra?
Dexter Morgan: Hmm, she has all her limbs.
Rita Bennett: Thank God she is alive. That poor thing must be a mess, falling for a serial killer.
Dexter Morgan: What are the odds?

Paul: If they see me here, like this, I'm gonna lose them forever.
Rita: Paul, the one good thing that came out of our marriage are those kids. And I know you love them. But if you want to have any kind of real relationship with them, it has to be with the father they have, not the father they wish they had.

I can't help it, I kill things.

Dexter Quotes

I don't wanna step on my dick.

Deb

Sometimes partners find us, and as much as we try to push them away, they work their way into our lives, regardless - until we finally realize how much we need them.

Dexter