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.

Lecter

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.

Will

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

Cracks are not always weaknesses. A life lived accrues in the cracks.

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.

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.

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

Will

Bedelia: Forgiveness is too great and difficult for one person. It requires two. A betrayer and a betrayed. Which one are you?
Hannibal: I'm vague on those details.
Bedelia: Betrayal and forgiveness are best seen as something akin to falling in love.
Hannibal: You cannot control with respect to whom you fall in love.

Hannibal Quotes

I would be cautious. The young Turk may inspire the old Lithuanian to keep himself interesting.

Chilton

Chilton: You've made this dessert for me before.
Hannibal: One of my favourite desserts. Traditionally made with pig's blood, in this case, a local cow.
Chilton: And when you last made it for me?
Hannibal: The blood was from a cow, only in a derogatory sense.