Hannibal Lecter

He's Rising

Hannibal Lecter is the villain in a series of movies based off the novels by Thomas Harris.  In the prequel, Hannibal Rising, the role of a young Hannibal Lecter is played by Gaspard Ulliel.

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Hannibal Lecter

Hannibal Lecter Quotes

annibal Lecter: First principles, Clarice. Read Marcus Aurelius. Of each particular thing ask: what is it in itself? What is its nature? What does he do, this man you seek?
Clarice Starling: He kills women...
Hannibal Lecter: No! That is incidental. What is the first and principal thing he does, what need does he serve by killing?
Clarice Starling: Anger, social resentment, sexual frustration...
Hannibal Lecter: No, he covets. That's his nature. And how do we begin to covet, Clarice? Do we seek out things to covet? Make an effort to answer.
Clarice Starling: No. We just...
Hannibal Lecter: No. Precisely. We begin by coveting what we see every day. Don't you feel eyes moving over your body, Clarice? And don't your eyes move over the things you want?

All good things to those who wait.

Hannibal Lecter

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