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A collection of memorable quotes and sayings by Lizzie Borden on home, father, winter, summer etc.

23 Memorable Quotes By Lizzie Borden

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Jailed and tried on the suspicion of murdering her father and stepmother with an axe, Lizzie Borden was ultimately acquitted of her crime and set free. Ostracized by the society on her release, she remains a topic in the popular culture of United States, being depicted not only in literature, music, film, theater, and television, but also in a popular skipping rhyme. In spite of the lapse of time, interest in her has not waned and people still go through the court records to find what she had said at the inquest. Let us now look through some of the quotes that have survived over a century, intriguing historians and authors alike.

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.

- Lizzie Borden

I had no occasion for an apron on that morning.

- Lizzie Borden

I can't do anything in a minute.

- Lizzie Borden

I was feeling well enough to eat the pears.

- Lizzie Borden

I never eat any breakfast.

- Lizzie Borden

I said I thought first I was on the stairs; then I remembered I was in the kitchen when he came in.

- Lizzie Borden

I don't know whether Mrs. Borden is out or in; I wish you would see if she is in her room.

- Lizzie Borden

I did not hear her go or come back, but I supposed she went.

- Lizzie Borden

She told me she had a note, somebody was sick.

- Lizzie Borden

I was on the stairs coming down when she let him in.

- Lizzie Borden

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.

- Lizzie Borden

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.

- Lizzie Borden

I always went to my sister, because she was older and had the care of me after my mother died.

- Lizzie Borden

Go for Dr. Bowen as soon as you can. I think father is hurt.

- Lizzie Borden

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.

- Lizzie Borden

I thought I would go out, and see if the air would make me feel any better.

- Lizzie Borden

I have been away a great deal in the daytime, occasionally at night.

- Lizzie Borden

When I first came down stairs, for two or three minutes I went down cellar to the water closet.

- Lizzie Borden

She said she was going out, and would get the dinner. That is the last I saw her, or said anything to her.

- Lizzie Borden

Oh, Mrs. Churchill, do come over, someone has killed father.

- Lizzie Borden

I was not up stairs when he came home; no, sir.

- Lizzie Borden

I knew there was an old axe down cellar; that is all I knew.

- Lizzie Borden

I did not see his face, because he was all covered with blood.

- Lizzie Borden