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Charles Manson Quotes: Most-Famous Sayings

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Charles Manson, convicted mass murder and infamous leader of the Manson Family, finds himself inches away from death in a hospital bed in Bakersfield, California. In 1971, he was convicted on first degree murder and conspiracy to murder charges in the deaths of seven people. On Sunday, Manson was reportedly brought to a hospital in Bakersfield (rumored to be Mercy Hospital Downtown). According to reports, “it’s just a matter of time” before Charlie Manson dies.

At one time, this famed cult-leader was the head of the Manson Family; a group accused/convicted of committing numerous murders and assaults, as well as an assassination attempt of former President Gerald Ford. In total the group is responsible for seven murders. They were a quasi-commune, with some members making music with their leader Charles Manson who was also a musician.

Here’s a look at Charles Manson’s best quotes and lyrics from his lifetime of leading lunacy…

Charles Manson Quotes: Best Lyrics & Most-Famous Sayings

“Sanity is a small box; insanity is everything.” – Charles Manson


“You know, a long time ago being crazy meant something. Nowadays everybody’s crazy.” – Charles Manson


“Look down at me and you see a fool,
Look up at me and you see a god,
Look straight at me and you see yourself.” – Charles Manson


“I can’t judge any of you. I have no malice against you and no ribbons for you. But I think that it is high time that you all start looking at yourselves, and judging the lie that you live in.” ― Charles Manson


“Total paranoia is just total awareness.” ― Charles Manson


“I’m nobody
I’m a tramp, a bum, a hobo
I’m a boxcar and a jug of wine
And a straight razor …if you get too close to me” – Charles Manson


“The real strong have no need to prove it to the phonies.” ― Charles Manson


“We’re not in Wonderland anymore, Alice.” – Charles Manson


“No sense makes sense.” – Charles Manson


“Death is the greatest form of love.” – Charles Manson


“In my mind’s eye my thoughts light fires in your cities.” – Charles Manson


“The mind is endless. You put me in a dark solitary cell, and to you that’s the end, to me it’s the beginning, it’s the universe in there, there’s a world in there, and I’m free.” – Charles Manson


“These children that come at you with knives–they are your children. You taught them. I didn’t teach them. I just tried to help them stand up.”  ― Charles Manson


“Now they’ll show you their castles
And diamonds for all to see
But, they’ll never show you their peace of mind
‘Cause they don’t know how to be free” – Charles Manson (Lie: The Love and Terror Cult, 1970)


“There’s a time for living
Time keeps on flying
Think you’re loving baby
But all your doing is crying” – Charles Manson (Lie: The Love and Terror Cult, 1970)


“Do you feel blame? Are you mad? Uh, do you feel like wolf kabob Roth vantage? Gefrannis booj pooch boo jujube; bear-ramage. Jigiji geeji geeja geeble Google. Begep flagaggle vaggle veditch-waggle bagga?” – Charles Manson


“Remorse for what? You people have done everything in the world to me. Doesn’t that give me equal right?” ― Charles Manson


“If you’re going to do something, do it well. And leave something witchy.” ― Charles Manson


“You people would convict a grilled cheese sandwich of murder and the people wouldn’t question it.” ― Charles Manson


“I have ate out of your garbage cans to stay out of jail. I have wore your second-hand clothes…I have done my best to get along in your world and now you want to kill me, and I look at you, and then I say to myself, You want to kill me? Ha! I’m already dead, have been all my life. I’ve spent twenty-three years in tombs that you built.” ― Charles Manson


“From the world of darkness I did loose demons and devils in the power of scorpions to torment.” ― Charles Manson


“The way out of a room is not through the door. Just don’t want out. And you’re free…” – Charles Manson


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