I see their pain. On some level I even understand their pain. I just can't feel their pain.

Dexter Morgan

Lately the thing that surprises me most about Rita is how much I like being with her. But whenever that happens with a woman, when I feel comfortable with her, it all goes wrong. That's why I think it's best to take it one step at a time.

Dexter Morgan

So, Miami is the haystack and the ice truck's the needle, right? Brother, I just found the fucking needle!

Debra Morgan

Debra Morgan: Watching ice melt, this is fun.
Vince Masuka: Stand a little closer, Morgan, and I'll melt your heart.
Angel Batista: I think he's got a crush on you, Dex!
Dexter Morgan: Huh?
Vince Masuka: Yo, I was talking to Morgan the sister. Vince Masuka only swings one way.
Debra Morgan: Yeah, from vine to vine...
Lt. Maria Laguerta: Enough! Glad to see the sexual harassment seminar really paid off.

The worst thing about finally putting together a puzzle is finding there are missing pieces.

Dexter Morgan

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

Dexter Morgan

If I had a heart, it would be breaking right now.

Dexter Morgan

Rita's ex-hubby, the crack addict, repeatedly raped her, knocked her around. Ever since then she's been completely uninterested in sex. That works for me!

Dexter Morgan

Angel Batista: [about the body found on the ice of a hockey arena] What do you think he's trying to tell us?
Dexter Morgan: That hockey's a violent game?

All you can do is play along at life, and hope that sometimes you get it right.

Dexter Morgan

No blood. No sticky, hot, messy, awful blood; no blood at all. Why hadn't I thought of that? No blood. What a beautiful idea!

Dexter Morgan

Blood. Sometimes it sets my teeth on edge, other times it helps me control the chaos

Dexter Morgan

Dexter Quotes

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

Dexter Morgan

[narrated, in reference to Doakes] My devil danced with his demon and the fiddler's tune is far from over.

Dexter Morgan