Being silent is like purgatory. You're never really living one truth or the other.

Julia [to Clarice]

Krendler: You don't have to sit and watch me like a spaniel.
Clarke: Roooff.

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Clarice: She only knows a part of you.
Esquivel: Well, she's not going to like the other part. Does anyone know all of you?

Castillo: Now what's your stake?
Ardelia: I lost a promotion to a clueless, feckless hack of a white man.
Castillo: The hell you say.

If you ever have kids, how long are you going to let them be kids before you tell them the truth about this country?

Ardelia [to Haynes]

There comes a point when staying silent costs more than telling the truth.

Clarke [to Clarice]

You two, map the case. Everything we've learned since we waded into the river. Walk the path. See what we missed the first time.

Krendler [to Clarice and Esquivel]

Esquivel: Really? Leaning on his immigration status?
Clarke: Hey, working a C.I. is an art. They don't teach it at Quantico. It's all in finding their thumbscrews.

There's no such thing as lying for a good reason. What the hell, Dad? You taught me that.

Jason [to Krendler]

You'd be surprised how much our past trauma informs who we're drawn to.

Dr. Li [to Clarice]

Esquivel: He seems too nice.
Clarice: You're too nice.

Krendler: You must really need me, Joe.
Hudlin: When I stop needing you is when it gets bad.

Clarice Quotes

You'd be surprised how much our past trauma informs who we're drawn to.

Dr. Li [to Clarice]

Therapist: You were a survivor.
Clarice: To be a survivor, you have to be a victim. I was just doing my job.