"I saw him... at peace in my armchair. I remember wishing he could stay in peace like that forever. I had a feeling of easing his burden with my strength."
"We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face... we must do that which we think we cannot."Dennis Nilsen on Eleanor Roosevelt
"That which does not kill us makes us stronger."Dennis Nilsen on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved."Dennis Nilsen on Helen Keller
"Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men."Dennis Nilsen on John F. Kennedy
"The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places."Dennis Nilsen on Ernest Hemingway
"In the morning he was lying dead on one of the beds fully clothed. He was dead. I got the impression he wanted to go, and I must have killed him. I can't remember strangling him. I just sat there shocked."