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Civilizations die from suicide, not by murder.
Arnold J. Toynbee
On our watch, the conversation with a would-be suicide bomber will not begin with the words, 'You have the right to remain silent.'
Science commits suicide when it adopts a creed.
My fortune somewhat resembled that of a person who should entertain an idea of committing suicide, and, altogether beyond his hopes, meet with the good hap to be murdered.
The prevalence of suicide, without doubt, is a test of height in civilization; it means that the population is winding up its nervous and intellectual system to the utmost point of tension and that sometimes it snaps.
If you are of the opinion that the contemplation of suicide is sufficient evidence of a poetic nature, do not forget that actions speak louder than words.
Never attempt to murder a man who is committing suicide.
It is matrimonial suicide to be jealous when you have a really good reason.
Clare Boothe Luce
That's the thing about suicide. Try as you might to remember how a person lived his life, you always end up thinking about how he ended it.
The obsession with suicide is characteristic of the man who can neither live nor die, and whose attention never swerves from this double impossibility.
Emile M. Cioran
The joke of our time is the suicide of intention.
One should never criticize his own work except in a fresh and hopeful mood. The self-criticism of a tired mind is suicide.
Charles Horton Cooley
Early on, if I was alone two three nights in a row, I'd start writing poems about suicide.
She was what we used to call a suicide blonde - dyed by her own hand.
I learned that I suffered from bipolar II disorder, a less serious variant of bipolar I, which was once known as manic depression. The information was naturally frightening; up to 1 in 5 people with bipolar disorder will commit suicide, and rates may even be higher for those suffering from bipolar II.
Life is only a long and bitter suicide, and faith alone can transform this suicide into a sacrifice.
Allow me to say that I would long since have committed suicide had desisting made me a professor of Latin.
The flip side of suicide is that it leaves a lingering question in the minds of the people who survived. It's like a cancer that's metastasized. The suicide is the cancer and the metastasis is all these people saying, Why? Why? Why?
I have always thought the suicide should bump off at least one swine before taking off for parts unknown.
Any professional league that goes on strike right now - that's just suicide.
If you want your writing to be taken seriously, don't marry and have kids, and above all, don't die. But if you have to die, commit suicide. They approve of that.
Ursula K. Le Guin
Suicide is not a remedy.
James A. Garfield
No one ever committed suicide while reading a good book, but many have tried while trying to write one.
I think suicide is sort of like cancer was 50 years ago. People don't want to talk about it, they don't want to know about it. People are frightened of it, and they don't understand, when actually these issues are medically treatable.
In advertising, not to be different is virtual suicide.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
John F. Kennedy
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