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. 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. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?
A. Mexican food.
Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?
A. "This isn't good enough."
Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?
A. I'd like to say it's my sparkling blue eyes, but more and more it's my age and weight. I'll never get anywhere based on looks.