Manson: The Life and Times of Charles Manson
My Life in 8 Words
MURDER BY THE BOOK
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. If you're bored, you have no one to blame but yourself.
Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?
A. Truthfully, I'm envious of Baloo the Bear in Disney's Jungle Book. I always thought he had everything just where he wanted it to be.
Q. Which living person do you most admire?
A. Jimmy Carter.
Q. With whom in history do you most identify?
A. My personal heroes are Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., John Steinbeck and Admiral James Stockdale. I realize I don't have Holmes's intellect, Steinbeck's compassionate writing excellence, or Stockdale's personal courage. But I can at least do my best to emulate them.
Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?
A. "This isn't good enough."