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


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


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?

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.


I'm dismantling who I was and moving it brick by brick.

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

Abel Gideon

Hannibal thinks you're his man, and I think you're mine.


The eating of the heart is a powerful image.

How was my funeral?


Gideon: Are you the ripper?
Lecter: Terrible thing, to have your identity taken from you.

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?