Suicide Quotes

Most popular suicide quotes

Comedians are the nearest to suicide.
If life's a joke, then suicide's a bad punch line.
A suicide kills two people, Maggi. That's what it's for!
The question is whether it is the way out, or the way in.
He who saves a man against his will as good as murders him.
Suicide is our way of saying to God, "You can't fire me.  I quit!"
There is but one truly serious philosophical problem, and that is suicide.
Suicide itself is about life, being in fact the sincerest form of criticism life gets.
When even despair ceases to serve any creative purpose, then surely we are justified in suicide.
The thought of suicide is a great consolation: by means of it one gets through many a dark night.
The man who, in a fit of melancholy, kills himself today, would have wished to live had he waited a week.
But suicides have a special language.
Like carpenters they want to know which tools.
They never ask why build.
Razors pain you;
Rivers are damp;
Acids stain you;
And drugs cause cramp.
Guns aren't lawful;
Nooses give;
Gas smells awful;
You might as well live.
A suicide is both a rebuke to the living and a puzzle that defies them to solve it.  Like a poem, suicide is finished and refuses to answer questions as to its final cause.
There was a time when [the Church wouldn't] do funerals for suicides, because [the person] didn't keep walking toward the goal; he put an end to the path when he felt like it. But this is a person who couldn't overcome the contradictions. I don't reject him. I leave it in God's hands.

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