The Satan Worshiper Richard Ramirez might be the monster everyone is afraid of. He broke into people’s houses and tortured the wives after badly beating the husbands and forcing them to watch.

Richard Ramirez Quotes
Richard Ramirez Mugshot

During his reign of terror locals were advised by police “Lock your doors, lock your windows if you have the ability to provide a distant security device, by all means, do so”.

The judge who upheld Ramirez’s thirteen death sentences remarked that his deeds exhibited “cruelty, callousness, and viciousness beyond any human understanding.”

Richard Ramirez was later convicted of all charges, 13 murders, 5 attempted murders, 11 sexual assaults, and 14 burglaries. Read Richard Ramirez Quotes to find out what type of mentality he had.

Richard Ramirez Quotes

A collection of Richard Ramirez quotes from the time he was in prison and while on trial.

Richard Ramirez during his first hearing

“Serial killers do on a small scale what governments do on a large one. They are a product of the times and these are bloodthirsty times. Even psychopaths have emotions if you dig deep enough, but then again maybe they don’t.”

“When I was 11, I had an episode in my life. I saw my cousin shoot his wife. It wasn’t traumatic… but the shock value. I went back into the apartment to collect some things with my dad, because my cousin was in jail. The bed was all bloody. It was there where she had landed after the bullet. She got a .38 to the face.”

“A book I suggest to everybody is called, “Mysterious Stranger” by Mark Twain. It’s about Satan and his visit here. A good book.”

“I gave up love and happiness a long time ago.”


“We’ve all got the power to kill in our hands, but most of us are afraid to use it. Those who aren’t, control life itself.”

“In today’s society, people use those qualities – I call them qualities – for all things. It is for self-gratification. It is for sex. It is for excitement. This kind of fervor servers it’s own purpose. It doesn’t obey rules. It runs amok. You see it on the news every day, but society cannot hang it’s moral and ethical values on me to survive. I do what I must in all ways, and I’m proud of it. The necessity to be myself passes all moral barriers.”

“Killing is killing, whether done for duty, profit or fun”

I would shoot them in the head and they would wiggle and squirm all over the place and then just stop, or cut them with a knife and watch their face turn real white.  Richard RamirezNight Stalker’s Love of Killing Quoted in Court Documents

“One time I told this lady to give me all her money, she said no. So I cut her and pulled her eyes out. I would do someone in and then take a camera and set the timer so I could set them up next to me and take our picture together.” — Richard Ramirez, Night Stalker’s Love of Killing Quoted in Court Documents

“I read suspense and horror, somethings that intrigue me. I have always been fascinated by death.”

“I am beyond your experience. I am beyond good and evil, legions of the night – night breed – repeat not the errors of the Night Stalker and show no mercy.”

“The sex drive is the most important and powerful behavior in mankind.”

“The media had portrayed me as a cold-hearted, ruthless monster, but I’m really not that way. I’m very down to earth. So, at that time I let people think whatever they wanted to. Tou sees or hear about the crimes and then imagine what kind of individual was behind them.”

“I don’t believe in the hypocritical, moralistic dogma of this so-called civilized-society.”

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“I think the girls are attracted to me because they can relate to me. The girls are nice when you’re in my situation, but since I’m in here [in jail] I spend more time writing to them about the relationship, rather than living it, but there are good friendships formed never-the-less.”


“We are all evil in some form or another, are we not?”

“I was receiving so much negative publicity. I wasn’t going to give people the satisfaction of seeing me down.”

“In the end, we all die, and nothing really matters.”

“My mother and father used to take me to the church in Mexico and Texas, where I used to live. The huge figures of saints and crucifixions. Religion played a big role in my life.”

“You don’t understand me. You are not expected to. You are not capable of it. I am beyond your experience.”

“I’ve been accused of almost every crime you can imagine. “

“I am beyond your experience. I am beyond good and evil, legions of the night – night breed – repeat not the errors of the Night Stalker and show no mercy.”

Ramirez sketch police pulled off with the help of a victim.
Ramirez’s sketch police pulled off with the help of a victim.

“You don’t understand me. You are not expected to. You are not capable. I am beyond your experience. I am beyond good and evil. I will be avenged. Lucifer dwells in all of us…I don’t believe in the hypocritical, moralistic dogma of this so-called civilized society…You maggots make me sick! Hypocrites one and all…I don’t need to hear all of society’s rationalizations. I’ve heard them all before…legions of the night, night breed, repeat not the errors of the night prowler and show no mercy.”

“I’m pretty set in my ways. I doubt anything short of a miracle would change me. I do have an open mind, and I listen to them.”


“Blood is the substance that allows any living thing to exist, but blood is blood. I have heard of people drinking each other’s blood. They cut each other, and they drink it and it’s supposed to be a euphoric feeling. But, blood has no special interest for me.”

“Going to the trial was very tiring for me, but I did enjoy it better than sitting in a jail cell. That could be very monotonous.”

“Satanists need to have more faith than Christians, because Christ was seen and felt. Lucifer has never felt the need to be seen, but in everyone’s soul he can be felt.”

“There’s blood behind the Night Stalker.”

“Evil has always existed, the perfect world most people seek shall never come to pass and it’s gonna get worse.”

“What Satan means to me-Satan is a stabilizing force in my life. It gives me a reason to be; it gives me, an excuse to rationalize. There is a part of me that believes he really does exist. I have my doubts, but we all do, about many things.”

“Everybody has got good and evil in them. I’d like to be 100% evil, but I can’t. I’m too easy-going sometimes. Then again, while anger and hate are two things some people can cope with, I cannot. My anger and hate grow to a level that I cannot live comfortably with it. it causes me headaches and stuff. When I get angry, it’s an extreme form. It is extreme. There is no in-between. But there is with good and evil, and I am there.”

“I lived a dangerous life. Stealing cars, I could have been shot. Robbing people, I could have been killed. Nothing in existence holds any terror for me. When I was sentenced to death, it didn’t hold anything for me.”

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