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Definition of Suicide

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

At what point then is the approach of danger to be expected? I answer, if it ever reach us, it must spring up amongst us. It cannot come from abroad. If destruction be our lot, we must ourselves be its author and finisher. As a nation of freemen, we must live through all time, or die by suicide.
Abraham Lincoln

Anyone who thinks must think of the next war as they would of suicide.
Eleanor Roosevelt

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

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