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Hungarian-Canadian endocrinologist and scientist 1907-1982+13
Mental tensions, frustrations, insecurity, aimlessness are among the most damaging stressors, and psychosomatic studies have shown how often they cause migraine headache, peptic ulcers, heart attacks, hypertension, mental disease, suicide, or just hopeless unhappiness.
Elwyn Brooks White
American writer 1899-19850
A candidate could easily commit political suicide if he were to come up with an unconventional thought during a presidential tour.
A large part of the problem, is that young people are being born into the world and growing up without much hope. And so, they become murderers, they become suicide bombers.
American Dramatist 1915-0
A suicide kills two people, Maggie, that's what it's for!
American writer, filmmaker, teacher, and political activist 1933-20040
AIDS obliges people to think of sex as having, possibly, the direst consequences: suicide. Or murder.
Italian novelist and poet 1908-19500
At great periods you have always felt, deep within you, the temptation to commit suicide. You gave yourself to it, breached your own defenses. You were a child. The idea of suicide was a protest against life; by dying, you would escape this longing for death.
American singer-songwriter 1949-0
Baby this town rips the bones from your back It's a death trap, it's a suicide rap We gotta get out while we're young 'Cause tramps like us, baby, we were born to run.Source: Born to Run (1974)
American academic and social critic 1947-0
Campus speech codes, that folly of the navel-gazing left, have increased the appeal of the right. Ideas must confront ideas. When hurt feelings and bruised egos are more important than the unfettered life of the mind, the universities have committed suicide.Source: Vamps and Tramps (1994)
British economic historian and social reformer 1852-18830
Civilizations die from suicide, not by murder.
English philosopher and mathematician 1872-19700
Drunkenness is temporary suicide.
French Sociologist 1858-19170
Each victim of suicide gives his act a personal stamp which expresses his temperament, the special conditions in which he is involved, and which, consequently, cannot be explained by the social and general causes of the phenomenon.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
American poet and philosopher 1803-18820
Every violation of truth is not only a sort of suicide in the liar, but is a stab at the health of human society.
British journalist, writer0
Fame is no sanctuary from the passing of youth... suicide is much easier and more acceptable in Hollywood than growing old gracefully.
History is not a suicide note, it is a record of our survival.
American writer 1927-0
Humorists can never start to take themselves seriously. It's literary suicide.