Suicide Quotes

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

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

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

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

Civilizations die from suicide, not by murder.
Arnold Toynbee

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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