“We begin by coveting what we see every day.”

“We live in a primitive time. Neither savage nor wise. Half measures are the curse of it.”

“I have no taste for animal cruelty, which walks hand in hand with cruelty to those who are weaker.”

“I have nothing to offer but my own confusion.”

“We crave for new sensations, but soon become indifferent to them. The wonders of yesterday are today common occurrences.”

“I don’t believe in coincidence.”

“I find your arrogance nearly as attractive as your intelligence.”

“Memory, Agent Starling, is what I have instead of a view.”

“As your mother tells you, and my mother certainly told me, it is important, she always used to say, always to try new things.”

“We live in a world where most people are about as interesting as a jar of mayonnaise.”

“I do not plan on dying, ever.”

“Before we begin, I must warn you… nothing here is vegetarian.”

“You cannot reduce me to a set of influences.” LEUKE QUOTES NEDERLANDS

“I’ve always found the idea of death comforting. The thought that my life could end at any moment frees me to fully appreciate the beauty, and art, and horror of everything this world has to offer.”

“Freedom, like everything else, has its price.”

“The significance of the moth is change. Caterpillar into chrysalis, or pupa, from thence into beauty.”

“I am sorry if you were misled. I never lied to you.”

“Have you ever seen blood in the moonlight, Will? It appears quite black.”

“You’ll have to forgive me, but I don’t think… I’m quite ready for that yet.”

“People don’t always tell you what they are thinking. They just see to it that you don’t advance in life.”

“A census taker once tried to test me. I ate his liver with some fava beans and a nice Chianti.”

“Love your suit.”

“Clothes are your armor. You wear them to present yourself to the world.”

“Nothing makes us more vulnerable than loneliness, except greed.”