Dexter: I have someplace I need to be.
Vince: I also have places I need to be. Not good places; but places.

(to Rudy) Rest in peace. I am.

Blood never lies.

Dexter Morgan

Mack: So gators giving you trouble, Dex?
Dexter: They, uh, ate my puppy.

Harry Morgan: Being part of a family means smiling for photos.
Young Dexter: Why should I pretend to be happy?

Rita: A bread maker?
Dexter: We're always running out of bread.
Rita: We're always running out of milk, too. Did you get me a cow, too?

The most disturbing thing about you lying is that I'm beginning to see how good you are at it.

Rita

Lumen: Why do you have that in your purse?
Dexter: It's not a purse.

(voice over) What kind of father would I be? After all, I kill people.

Dexter: It's pretty impressive. It seems it wasn't too long ago I was taking care of you.
Deb: I like it better this way.
Dexter: Yeah, I can see that.

Dear Abby, I'm a serial killer and I need advice on how to keep my kids from taking over my life.

Option two - get him the hell out of my life. But it's not that simple, He taught me how to golf; I taught him how to kill.

Dexter Quotes

There are no secrets in life, just hidden truths that lie beneath the surface.

Dexter Morgan

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