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!

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

Hannibal: The Dragon likely thinks that you are as much a monster as you think he is.
Will: Is this a competition?

Alana: Would you have told me the truth?
Hannibal: In my own way, I always have.

How do you supposed he's contacted me? Personal ads? Writing notes of admiration on toilet paper?

Alana: You've been talking to the Tooth Fairy.
Hannibal: I think he's earned the right to be called by the name he's chosen. He's the Great Red Dragon.

You're not the only one who keeps their promises, Hannibal.


Jack Crawford, fisher of men. Watching my cork move against the current. You got me, again.


Will Graham interests me. Not very handsome for an investigator, but...purposeful.


Dolarhyde: The Dragon had never spoken to me before. It was frightening.
Hannibal: What did it say?
Dolarhyde: It wants her.

Molly: It's tough to hold on to anything good. It's all so slippery.
Will: It's slick as hell.

The next time you have an instinct to help someone, maybe consider crushing them instead. It might save you a great deal of trouble.


Hannibal Quotes

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.

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.