Dexter Morgan Quotes

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Jeff Lindsay
“I'm a very neat monster." ~Dexter Morgan”
Jeff Lindsay, Darkly Dreaming Dexter

Jeff Lindsay
“It’s like, everything really is two ways, the way we all pretend it is and the way it really is”
Jeff Lindsay, Darkly Dreaming Dexter

Jeff Lindsay
“It took me a moment. I blinked, and suddenly it swam into focus and I had to frown very hard to keep myself from giggling out loud like the schoolgirl Deb had accused me of being.
Because he had arranged the arms and legs in letters, and the letters spelled out a single small word: BOO.
The three torsos were carefully arranged below the BOO in a quarter-circle, making a cute little Halloween smile.
What a scamp.”
Jeff Lindsay, Darkly Dreaming Dexter

Jeff Lindsay
“And as we should all know by now, anytime you predict failure you have an excellent chance of being right.”
Jeff Lindsay, Dexter By Design

Jeff Lindsay
“She looked up and ran her eyes over me,
slowly, while I stood and wondered why. Had she forgotten what I looked like? But she finished with a big smile. She really did like me, the idiot.”
Jeff Lindsay, Darkly Dreaming Dexter

Jeff Lindsay
“I waved to everybody. Some of them
even waved back. They knew me, had seen me go by before, always cheerful, a big hello for everybody. He was such a nice man. Very friendly. I can’t believe he did those horrible things . . .”
Jeff Lindsay, Darkly Dreaming Dexter

Jeff Lindsay
“The more I heard it in my thoughts, the
more sense it made. And beyond sense, it became a kind of seductive mantra.”
Jeff Lindsay, Darkly Dreaming Dexter

Jeff Lindsay
“That left either magical powers or coincidence, and although I have nothing at all against Harry Potter, coincidence got my vote.”
Jeff Lindsay, Double Dexter

“Millions of years ago, the first lizard crawled out of the water and hit the second lizard over the head with a rock. Thus, the first serial killer was born.”
Dexter

Jeff Lindsay
“Vince and I had reached the point where there was nothing else we could think of to do with the taco wrapper, and since he refused to draw straws for the privilege of telling Deborah, I'd been forced to make the call to give her the news that we'd come up blank. And three minutes later, here she was, striding into our lab like avenging fury.
"Goddamn it," she said before she was even all the way in the room, "I need something from you!"
"Maybe a sedative?" Vince suggested, and for once I thought he was right on the money.”
Jeff Lindsay, Double Dexter

Jeff Lindsay
“Dexter,' Debs said, jerking her head at me. 'Get some smelling salts or something. You and Deke help her up.'
(...) Deke looked at me anxiously, reminding me very much of a large and handsome dog who needs a stick to fetch. 'Hey, you got some of that smelling stuff?' he said.
Apparently it had become universally accepted that Dexter was the Eternal Keeper of the Smelling Salts.
I had no idea where that baffling canard had come from, but in truth, I was completely without.
Luckily, Mrs Aldovar apparently was not interested in sniffing anything.”
Jeff Lindsay, Dexter Is Delicious

Jeff Lindsay
“But it's different for a girl, and Astor is at the age- It's not too dry, is it?" She said, frowning at my plate.
"It's perfect," I said.
"It is dry; I'm sorry. So I thought maybe if you would talk to her," Rita finished. I truly hoped she meant talk to Astor and not the pork chop.”
Jeff Lindsay, Double Dexter

Jeff Lindsay
“Is that why you're crying?"
(...) "It's just hormones," she said. "I didn't want anyone to see."
I skipped over the image of anyone seeing her hormones and tried to focus on the heart of the matter.”
Jeff Lindsay, Double Dexter

Jeff Lindsay
“There's lots of bad guys out there. I can't catch them all. To be truthful, she couldn't catch any of them unless they hurled themselves off a building and into the front seat of her car.”
Jeff Lindsay, Darkly Dreaming Dexter

Jeff Lindsay
“Still a monster, of course, but I cleaned up nicely afterwards, and I was OUR monster, dressed in red, white, and blue 100 percent synthetic virtue.”
Jeff Lindsay, Dearly Devoted Dexter

“I had never been more alone than I was in my admiration for the real killer's work. The very body parts seemed to sing to me, a rhapsody of bloodless wonder that lightened my heart and filled my veins with an intoxicating sense of awe.”
Dexter Morgan

Jeff Lindsay
“It made me feel almost giddy, like a high-school girl watching the captain of the football team worked up his nerve to ask for a date. You mean me? Little old me? Oh my stars, really? Pardon me while I flutter my eyelashes.”
Jeff Lindsay, Darkly Dreaming Dexter

Jeff Lindsay
“I find others, those who prey on the innocent and do not play by the rules, and I make them go away in small, carefully wrapped pieces.”
Jeff Lindsay, Dearly Devoted Dexter

Jeff Lindsay
“And when I added it all up, I realized what I had: a very strong possible maybe something or not, which might or might not be an actual threat or not. Or something.”
Jeff Lindsay, Dexter Is Delicious