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.

If I were like Hannibal, I would have killed you already, cooked you, ate you, and fed what was left of you to him. It's what he would do.

Will

Technically, you killed him.

That may have been impulsive.

Guest: It smells divine.
Hannibal: It is! I say that without ego. I don't require conventional reinforcement.

My husband's ego is not measured by conventional means.

Bedelia

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

Will

Hannibal. I forgive you.

Will

You are already dead, aren't you?

Pazzi

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

Will

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

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

Hannibal

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.