The only difference between suicide and martyrdom is press coverage.
The man who kills a man kills a man. The man who kills himself kills all men. As far as he is concerned, he wipes out the world.
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
The obsession with suicide is characteristic of the man who can neither live nor die, and whose attention never swerves from this double impossibility.
From the perspective of the one committing suicide, his or her act can be one of the most perverse forms of moral manipulation, as it abandons those left behind to their shame, guilt, and grief. Suicide is something like a metaphysical "I gotcha!" It is often an attempt to kill or wound others.
There is a difference between a person who is dying and a person who is suicidal. I do not want to die. I am dying.
After your death you will be what you were before your birth.
Death smiles at us all, all a man can do is smile back.
Nine Men in Ten are Suicides.
Men would not be so hasty to abandon the world either as monks or as suicides, did they but see the jewels of wisdom and faith which are scattered so plentifully along its paths; and lacking which no soul can come again from beyond the grave to gather.
You have a choice. Live or die. Every breath is a choice. Every minute is a choice. To be or not to be.
There are many who dare not kill themselves for fear of what the neighbours will say.
Any nation or government that deprives an individual of freedom is in that moment committing an act of moral and spiritual murder. Any individual who is not concerned about his freedom commits an act of moral and spiritual suicide.
When you commit your life to something and it doesn't work out, it is a tough place to be. Suicide can be the spiritual reprieve of a faithless person. I knew I could always just end it, and there was solace in that.
The great thing about suicide is that it's not one of those things you have to do now or you lose your chance. I mean, you can always do it later.
I couldn't commit suicide if my life depended on it.
It is matrimonial suicide to be jealous when you have a really good reason.
The weapon of suicide bombing is so desperate that you aren't even left with the possibility of taking revenge or punishing anyone; the terrorist is killed along with his victims, his blood mixing with theirs
There was very little suicide among the men of the North, because every man considered it his duty to get killed, not to kill himself; and to kill himself would have seemed cowardly, as implying fear of being killed by others
It is not worth the bother of killing yourself, since you always kill yourself too late.
If I commit suicide, it will not be to destroy myself but to put myself back together again.
To run away from trouble is a form of cowardice and, while it is true that the suicide braves death, he does it not for some noble object but to escape some ill.
There is something great and terrible about suicide.
There is but one truly serious philosophical problem and that is suicide.
The woman is perfected. Her dead Body wears the smile of accomplishment.
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