The Alienist Season 1 Episode 3: "Silver Smile" Quotes
You're right about [Moore's] standing. He won't be sitting down for a week.Connor
The rich will always choose dead children over social scandal.Lucius
Roosevelt: Captain Connor, at long last the city has policemen it can be proud of.
Connor: You think sticking medals on roundsmen with nary a hair on their balls is going to earn the respect of the department? If you want to give out medals, I know men that are deserving.
Sara: They were friends, my father and yours.
Alice Roosevelt: Is that why you got the job, then?
Sara: I like to think not.
Sara: They don't have the appetite to approach matters from this new perspective of yours: the why rather than the what.
Kreizler: Every new thinker is condemned at first by those for whom change is more terrifying than the murder of children.
The water was innocent, Caroline. It wasn't rough seas so much as an unsteady sailor.John [about his brother's drowning]
Moore: How about those secret panels you use to rob clients?
Sally: You clients rob yourself when you walk in the door.
Moore: I'm sorry you had to see such a thing.
Sara: I've seen death before, but never like that.
Whatever I'm doing, I'm not butchering children.Moore [to Kreizler]
Come on, Miss Howard, What is your opiate?Kreizler [to Sara]