“I claim that I am a man of destiny as much as the Savior, or Paul, or Martin Luther, or any of those religious men of the kind I was.”

 Charles Guiteau, a lawyer and a preacher, said this in trial when he was tried and convicted for murdering the President, James Garfield, in 1881.

“[It became] an incessant and never-ending desire to be with someone at whatever cost. It just filled my thoughts all day long.”

 Jeffrey Dahmer, the inspiration for Jonathan Demme’s “The Silence of the Lambs”, said that about his urges to murder people.

“I like killing people because it is so much fun. It is more fun than killing wild game in the forest because man is the most dangerous animal of them all.”

 These were the warped and deluded words of the man known only as the Zodiac killer. His identity was never discovered.

“I made the police look stupid. I was out to wreck Texas law enforcement.”

Henry Lee Lucas was gloating over his “achievement” as he was charged with multiple homicide in Texas.

“We do in all honesty hate this world.”

 The leader of Heaven’s Gate, Marshall Applewhite, said this with utmost sincerity. Eventually, he killed himself and his followers in a mass suicide.

“Let the torture and suffering in me end.”

Ronald Gene Simmons killed 16 people over the course of a week. This was what he said prior to his execution in 1