• I have no personal stake in these people, Jean-Claude, but they are people. Good, bad, or indifferent, they are alive, and no one has the right to just arbitrarily snuff them out.” "So it is the sanctity of life you cling to?" I nodded. “That and the fact that every human being is special. Every death is a loss of something precious and irreplaceable.

    Laurell K. Hamilton (2011). “Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter Collection 1-5”, p.694, Penguin