Manson: The Life and Times of Charles Manson
My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. If you're bored, you have no one to blame but yourself.
Q. What’s your greatest flaw?
A. I'm much too impatient. I live in a near-constant state of irritability, though my irritation is usually directed at myself more than at anyone else.
Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?
A. It's never happened in my lifetime, and probably never will, but I think I would personally get as close to perfect happiness as is possible for me if the San Francisco Giants ever won the World Series. I've been waiting since I fell in love with baseball in 1958.
Q. What is your greatest achievement?
A. That's not for me to say.
Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?
A. My secret dream would be to play in a rock band, but I have absolutely no musical talent. I can't even hum on key.