Lizzie Andrew Borden Best Quotes

Lizzie Andrew Borden was an American woman who was tried and acquitted for the 1892 axe murders of her father and stepmother in Fall River, Massachusetts. The case was a cause célèbre throughout the United States. Enjoy Lizzie Andrew Borden’s best quotes below.

Lizzie Andrew Borden
“I did not see his face, because he was all covered with blood.”
“I don’t know what I have said. I have answered so many questions and I am so confused I don’t know one thing from another. I am telling you just as nearly as I know.”
“Last winter when I was coming home from church one Thursday evening, I saw somebody run around the house again. I told my father of that.”
“I knew there was an old axe down cellar; that is all I knew.”
“I said I thought first I was on the stairs; then I remembered I was in the kitchen when he came in.”
“I was on the stairs coming down when she let him in.”
“I have been away a great deal in the daytime, occasionally at night.”
“My door was open part of the time, and part of the time I tried to get a nap and their voices annoyed me, and I closed it. I kept it open in summer more or less, and closed in winter.”
“I was feeling well enough to eat the pears.”
“She said she was going out, and would get the dinner. That is the last I saw her, or said anything to her.”
“I thought I would go out, and see if the air would make me feel any better.”
“She told me she had a note, somebody was sick.”
“When I first came down stairs, for two or three minutes I went down cellar to the water closet.”
“I know what she used to do sometimes. She kept her best cape she wore on the street in there, and she used occasionally to go up there to get it and to take it into her room. She kept a great deal in the guest room drawers.”
“I think he came to the front door and rang the bell, and Maggie let him in, and he said he had forgotten his key; so I think she must have been down stairs.”
“Oh, Mrs. Churchill, do come over, someone has killed father.”
“I always went to my sister, because she was older and had the care of me after my mother died.”
“Go for Dr. Bowen as soon as you can. I think father is hurt.”
“I had no occasion for an apron on that morning.”
“I can’t do anything in a minute.”
“I did not hear her go or come back, but I supposed she went.”
“I don’t know whether Mrs. Borden is out or in; I wish you would see if she is in her room.”
“I never eat any breakfast.”
“I was not up stairs when he came home; no, sir.”
“Maggie went out of doors to wash the windows and father came out into the kitchen and said he did not know whether he would go down to the post office or not. And then I sprinkled some handkerchiefs to iron.”

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