I am a source of stability and clarity, Franklin, I am not your friend.

Abigail: How many people have you killed?
Lecter: Many more than your father.
Abigail: Are you going to kill me?
Lecter: I'm so sorry Abigail. I'm sorry I couldn't protect you in this life.

I am nothing like your Dad.


Anthony Dimmond: Clearly you found him as distasteful as I did.
Hannibal: On the contrary.

Hannibal's not God. Wouldn't have any fun being God. Defying God, that's his idea of a good time.


Bedelia: Is Will Graham still alive?
Hannibal: Will Graham was not a suitable substitute for therapy.

Hannibal: You fantasize about how you would kill me. Tell me, how would you do it?
Will: With my bare hands.

Will: I guess you dodged a bullet with me.
Alana: I don't feel like I dodged a bullet. I feel wounded.

He gave you back to me, and then he took you away. It's Lucy and the football, he just keeps pulling you away.


Gideon: He is the devil, Mr. Graham. He is smoke. You'll never catch the ripper. He won't be caught. If you want him you'll have to kill him.
Will: Fair enough.

You dropped your forgiveness, Will.

The next time you have an instinct to help someone, maybe consider crushing them instead. It might save you a great deal of trouble.


Hannibal Quotes

I've always found the idea of death comforting. The thought that my life could end at any moment frees me to fully appreciate the beauty and art and horror of everything this world has to offer.


Will: Is Hannibal IN LOVE with me?!?
Bedelia: Could he daily feel a stab of hunger for you, and find nourishment at the very sight of you? Yes. But do you ache for him?