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Definition of Suicide


  1. The act of taking one's own life voluntary and intentionally; self-murder; specifically (Law), the felonious killing of one's self; the deliberate and intentional destruction of one's own life by a person of years of discretion and of sound mind.
  2. One guilty of self-murder; a felo-de-se.
  3. Ruin of one's own interests.

Suicide Quotations

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

Suicide is man's way of telling God, 'You can't fire me - I quit.'
Bill Maher

Every man has the right to risk his own life in order to preserve it. Has it ever been said that a man who throws himself out the window to escape from a fire is guilty of suicide?
Jean-Jacques Rousseau

So smoking is the perfect way to commit suicide without actually dying. I smoke because it's bad, it's really simple.
Damien Hirst

There is no lonelier man in death, except the suicide, than that man who has lived many years with a good wife and then outlived her. If two people love each other there can be no happy end to it.
Ernest Hemingway
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Suicide Translations

suicide in French is suicide
suicide in German is Selbstmord, Sebstmord, Freitod
suicide in Italian is suicidio
suicide in Spanish is suicidio
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