[to a photo of his parents] Father, mother. I'm the youngest student they've ever admitted into medical school. It's a work scholarship. I think you would be pleased. Death duties on my uncle's estate has finally forced the sale of the chÃ¢teau. Lady Murasaki will leave for Paris with me now that her residency is under threat. This work scholarship means I must spend much of my spare time preparing bodies for the anatomy class. My studies are fascinating and absorb me completely. Yet I still find myself thinking about my sister, and the men who took her.Hannibal Lecter
Hannibal Lecter: Now tell me inspector: you lost family in the war?
Inspector Popil: Yes.
Hannibal Lecter: Did you catch who did it?
Inspector Popil: No.
Hannibal Lecter: Then we are both suspects. I could say you were fishing with me if you like.
Do you remember "Das mÃ¤nnlein im walde", Herr Dortlich? Mischa loved that song. Let's sing for Mischa!Hannibal Lecter
[tightens rope around Dortlich's neck]
Rudeness is an epidemic.Hannibal Lecter
Hannibal Lecter: I love you.
Lady Murasaki: What is left in you to love?
I've come to collect a head.Hannibal Lecter
Lady Murasaki Shikibu: Stop now. Forgive them.
Hannibal Lecter: Never!
[holding a glass with wine] Good evening, Herr Kolnas. You drink better wine that you serve.Hannibal Lecter
All I wanted me was a little cornbread, motherfuckers! All I wanted me was a little cornbread!William 'Wild Bill' Wharton
John Coffey: Boss? I gots to speak with you now, Boss.
Paul Edgecomb: This is not a good time, John Coffey. Not a good time at all.
Wipe your face before you get up, Dean.Paul Edgecomb
[about to pass out from drugs] I don't see why white man has to sit in a nigger electric chair. White man should have his own damn electric chair.William 'Wild Bill' Wharton