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Quotations

Anton ChekhovWhat a fine weather today! Can’t choose whether to drink tea or to hang myself.

—  Anton Chekhov, 1860-1904, Russian writer

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Cyril ConnollyThere are many who dare not kill themselves for fear of what the neighbours will say.

—  Cyril Connolly, 1903-1974, British writer

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Albert CamusShould I kill myself, or have a cup of coffee?

—  Albert Camus, 1913-1960, French writer, Nobel 1957

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Antonio PorchiaYou think you are killing me. I think you are committing suicide.

—  Antonio Porchia, 1885-1968, Italian-Argentinian poet

Otto von BismarckPreventive war is like committing suicide for fear of death.

—  Otto von Bismarck, 1815-1898, German chancellor

Eugene IonescoThat's how we stay young these days: murder and suicide.

—  Eugene Ionesco, 1912-1994, French-Romanian playwright

Gore VidalWrite something, even if it's just a suicide note.

—  Gore Vidal, 1925-2012, American writer

Albert CamusBut in the end one needs more courage to live than to kill himself.

—  Albert Camus, 1913-1960, French writer, Nobel 1957

William JamesTo kill time is not murder, it's suicide.

—  William James, 1842-1910, American philosopher

Lou HoltzIf you are killing time, it's not murder. It's suicide.

—  Lou Holtz, 1937-, American football coach

Albert CamusThere is but one truly serious philosophical problem and that is suicide. Judging whether life is or is not worth living amounts to answering the fundamental question of philosophy.

—  Albert Camus, 1913-1960, French writer, Nobel 1957


Quotes in Verse

Dorothy ParkerRazors pain you, Rivers are damp, Acids stain you, And drugs cause cramp.
Guns aren't lawful, Nooses give, Gas smells awful.
You might as well live.

—  Dorothy Parker, 1893-1967, American writer, poet, satirist, critic


Funny Quotes

Steven WrightIf a person with multiple personalities threatens suicide, is that considered a hostage situation?

—  Steven Wright, 1955-, American comedian

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Steven WrightI tried to hang myself with a bungee cord. I kept almost dying.

—  Steven Wright, 1955-, American comedian

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Woody AllenThere have been times when I've thought of suicide but with my luck it'd probably be a temporary solution.

—  Woody Allen, 1935-, American actor & film director


Movie Quotes

Twentieth Century (1934)He won't kill himself. It would please too many people.

—  from the film Twentieth Century (1934)

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Alphaville (1965)Why don't you hurry up and commit suicide? We need the room for our cousin from the south.

—  from the film Alphaville (1965)










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