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

Tobias: Then why did you invite me for dinner?
Hannibal: Because I was going to kill you. I didn't poison your dinner. I wouldn't do that to food.

Student: Are the always made from cat guts?
Tobias: Not always.

Wind him up and watch him go.

Will

I dreamed that you killed that doctor, but I couldn't see your face.

Georgia

We're either looking for someone with short bowels or someone who is making sausage.

Brian

The eating of the heart is a powerful image.

Jack: How far do you think Doctor Lecter would go in his therapy to treating a patient a patient? Specifically, Will Graham.
Maurier: Hannibal refers to Will Graham more as a friend than a patient.
Jack: How far do you think he'll go in treating a friend?

You really are the devil. You certainly seem to enjoy it. You have a click in your hoof.

Abel Gideon

One can appreciate another's words without dissecting them. Though on occasion, dissecting them is the only thing that will do.

Jack: This dissociative personality state you say he goes into. Whose personality is it?
Lecter: He said he got so close to Garrett Jacob Hobbs and what he done; he felt he was becoming him.

Jack's obsessed with the Chesapeake Ripper and he's grooming Will to catch him.

Alana

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.

Hannibal

Graham: What are you smiling at?
Lecter: Peaking behind the curtain, I'm just curious how the FBI goes about its business when it's not kicking in doors.