Paul Watkins: We used belladonna, hashish, smoked marijuana a lot, mescaline, opium, we never used any hard drugs.
Lynette Fromme: [holding a rifle] You have to make love with it. You have to know it...
Lynette Fromme: You have to know every part of it. And to know you know it is to know it, so that you could pick it up, any second, and SHOOT!
Charles Manson: Most of the people at the ranch that you call "The Family" were just people that you did not want, people that were alongside the road, that their parents had kicked them out or they did not want to go to Juvenile Hall, so I did the best I could and I took them up on my garbage dump and I told them this that in love there is no wrong.
Ronnie Howard: Ladies and gentlemen, because I, Ronnie Howard, broke the Tate and LaBianca case and prevented no telling how many more murders, I've been shot at, assaulted, harrassed, beaten, threatened, and it's very likely and very possible, that by the time you see this picture, that I may be dead.
Lynette Fromme: Yeah. He is God and that's why they're hanging him!
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."