Will: I don't intend Hannibal to be caught a second time.
Bedelia: Can't live with him, can't live without him. Is that what this is?
Will: I guess. I guess this is my becoming.
Bedelia: What you're becoming is pathological.

It's all over for me. I can't give you to him. Do you know what he would do you to you? He'd BITE you. It's better you leave with me.


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?

Chilton: What am I doing here?
Dolarhyde: Atoning, Dr Chilton.

You set me up. You knew it. You put your hand on me in the picture like a pet.


You could have provided anything that Chilton could have. That would have been your lip I was tasting...Again.

Hannibal Lecter does have agency in the world. He has you.


Alana: We were trying to enrage him.
Hannibal: Congratulations.

The tragedy of what happened to Chilton has put me in an excellent humor.

Hannibal: It didn't hold up to scrutiny.
Chilton: Of course it didn't, I was lying! On your behalf!

Will: He didn't murder those families, he changed them.
Hannibal: Don't you crave change, Will?

Molly: You look different. You said that you wouldn't be the same when you came.
Will: You said you would.
Molly: Hmmm. Boy was I wrong about that!

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.


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.