You are alive because you didn't pull the glass out of your neck. Will Graham is alive because Hannibal likes him.


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


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

You dropped your forgiveness, Will.

I do feel closer to Hannibal here. God only knows where I'd be without him.


Hannibal: I gave you a rare gift, and you didn't want it. You would deny me my life.
Will: Not your life.
Hannibal: My freedom then, you would take that from me. Confine me to a prison cell. Did you believe you could change me the way I've changed you?
Will: I already did.

Will: Blame has a habit of not sticking to Hannibal Lecter.
Pazzi: It has a habit of sticking to you.

Hannibal follows several trains of thought at once without distraction from any. One of the trains is always for his own amusement.


Will: I feel like I have dragged you into my world.
Hannibal: No, I got here on my own, but I appreciate the company.

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

If everything that can happen happens, then you can never really do the wrong thing. You're just doing what you're supposed to.


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

Hannibal Quotes

Psychopaths are not crazy. They are fully aware of what they do and the consequences of those actions.


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?