Suicide Quotes

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Is it hard for the reader to believe that suicides are sometimes committed to forestall the committing of murder? There is no doubt of it. Nor is there any doubt that murder is sometimes committed to avert suicide.
Karl Menninger

To run away from trouble is a form of cowardice and, while it is true that the suicide braves death, he does it not for some noble object but to escape some ill.

What Cato did, and Addison approved, Cannot be wrong (found on his desk after he too committed suicide)
Eustace Budgell

What Strauss is going through drives you nuts. If you care about your batting - which I'm sure he does - he will feel like jumping off a bridge and committing suicide
Geoff Boycott

To marry is to domesticate the Recording Angel. Once you are married, there is nothing left for you, not even suicide, but to be good.
Robert Louis Stevenson

Baghdad is determined to force the Mongols of our age to commit suicide at its gates.
Saddam Hussein

She was what we used to call a suicide blond - dyed by her own hand.
Saul Bellow

There is a time in every man's education when he arrives at the conviction that envy is ignorance: that imitation is suicide: that he must take himself for better, or for worse.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

We are a thoroughly trained suicide squad. We can commit suicide within twenty seconds.
Monty Python

If I had no sense of humour, I would long ago have committed suicide.
Mahatma Gandhi

Suicide is our way of saying to God, 'You can't fire me, I quit!'
Bill Maher

That was a suicide pass by Easton, he could have been responsible for the first opening goal for Leeds [as opposed to the second opening goal, presumably!]
David Platt

Never attempt to murder a man who is committing suicide.
Woodrow Wilson

I tried to commit suicide by sticking my head in the oven, but there was a cake in it.
Lesley Boone

Success and failure are both difficult to endure. Along with success come drugs, divorce, fornication, bullying, travel, meditation, medication, depression, neurosis and suicide. With failure comes failure.
Joseph Heller

Democracy... while it lasts is more bloody than either [aristocracy or monarchy]. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide.
John Adams

The longest suicide note in history (on Labour's New Hope for Britain in 1983)
Gerald Kaufman

We hear war called murder. It is not: it is suicide.
Ramsay MacDonald

I couldn't commit suicide if my life depended on it.
George Carlin

We have to fight off the demons that have been hanging around suicide for centuries.
Judy Collins

Suicide is a permanent solution to a temporary problem.
Phil Donahue

Civilizations die from suicide, not by murder.
Arnold Toynbee

It's the arseholes way out [talking about the option of suicide]
Andy Mcnabb

I suggested [in 1966] that we use the panther as our symbol and call our political vehicle the Black Panther Party. The panther is a fierce animal, but he will not attack until he is backed into a corner; then he will strike out. (Revolutionary Suicide)
Huey Newton

Dear World, I am leaving you because I am bored. I am leaving you with your worries. Good luck. [suicide note]
George Sanders

Being Open Source gave us market share, name recognition, and street creds: intangible perhaps, but very valuable. Frankly, I think that closing up the sendmail source code would have been suicide.
Eric Allman

They tell us that suicide is the greatest piece of cowardice... that suicide is wrong; when it is quite obvious that there is nothing in the world to which every man has a more unassailable title than to his own life and person.
Arthur Schopenhauer

Write something, even if it's just a suicide note.
Gore Vidal

The Labour Party's election manifesto is the longest suicide note in history.
Greg Knight

Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There never was a democracy yet that did not commit suicide.
John Adams

No one ever lacks a good reason for suicide.
Cesare Pavese

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