"I haven't blocked out the past. I wouldn't trade the person I am, or what I've done, or the people I've known, for anything. So I do think about it. And at times it's a rather mellow trip to lay back and remember."
"I just liked to kill. I wanted to kill."
"I want to master life and death."
"You learn what you need to kill and take care of the details. It's like changing a tire. The first time you're careful. By the thirtieth time, you can't remember where you left the lug wrench."
"I'm the most cold-blooded son of a bitch you'll ever meet."
"Possessing them physically as one would possess a potted plant, a painting or a Porsche. Owing, as it were, this individual."
"Since this girl in front of him represented not a person, but again the image, or something desirable, the last thing we would expect him to want to do would be to personalize this person...Chattering and flattering and entertaining, as if seen through a motion picture screen."
"Sometimes I feel like a vampire."
"The fantasy that accompanies and generates the anticipation that precedes the crime is always more stimulating than the immediate aftermath of the crime itself."
"They wouldn't be stereotypes, necessarily. But they would be reasonable facsimiles to women as a class. A class, not of women, per se, but a class that has almost been created through the mythology of women and how they are used as objects."
"We all go a little mad sometimes."
"We serial killers are your sons, we are your husbands, we are everywhere, and there will be more of your children dead tomorrow."
"When you work hard to do something right, you don't want to forget it."
"You feel the last bit of breath leaving their body. You're looking into their eyes. A person in that situation is God!"