Kreizler: I'm here today as your pupil, madam.
Madam: I didn't know you had the imagination.

Maybe you should get a team of your best detectives to look into it right away. Maybe those smart Jewish boys could have a go.

Connor [to Roosevelt]

Sara: I'm looking for the doctor. He's not at the institute.
Cyrus: No, ma'am. He's off in one of his trances.

I believe we all possess the raw material required to commit horrible acts. We just need the right, or wrong, combination of events to make the raw material combustible.

Kreizler [to Sara]

Marcus: Is there a room with a window, with access to the outside?
Hooker: This is a basement. You do know what a basement is?

Moore: Up high, he can act with the confidence of the devil himself.
Marcus: Not the devil. God himself.

You'd best not let Roosevelt catch you drinking your lunch. He'll have your badge. Pious prick!

Byrnes [to Connor]

I'm afraid the good doctor's callous nature can sometimes upset those who care about him the most.

Moore [to Mary]

Chasing clues will mean he's always a step ahead of us. We must see what's behind the clues.

Kreizler [to Moore]

What we're missing, John, is not how he kills, but why. And most importantly, when will he kill again?

Kreizler [to Moore]

The Alienist Season 1 Episode 4 Quotes

I believe we all possess the raw material required to commit horrible acts. We just need the right, or wrong, combination of events to make the raw material combustible.

Kreizler [to Sara]

Maybe you should get a team of your best detectives to look into it right away. Maybe those smart Jewish boys could have a go.

Connor [to Roosevelt]