Dead, cold quiet, until he walked up. He looked at me... he walked past me and then I heard in my head. It said, 'Do it, do it, do it,' over and over again.
Mark Chapman on his motive. 
I aimed at his back and pulled the trigger five times and all hell broke loose in my mind.Mark David Chapman
I don't know how easy that would be but I'd try just to lead an ordinary life again. Stay out of the papers.Mark David Chapman
There are not many places to go once you've killed someone like John Lennon.Mark David Chapman
I just sought a way to be someone I wasn't. To be loved.Mark David Chapman