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Sad Suicide Quotes

Feeling suicidal is something many of us have gone through. Over 30,000 people in the United States commit suicide every year with many others attempting to do the same. Over 10,000 of those are between the ages of 15 and 24.

It is the sad truth that life can be depressing. Here are some quotes by great authors and other famous persons about selfimmolation and suicidal thoughts.

Suicide is a selfless act
Suicide harms the family and community
I wanted to die, then. I wanted to destroy the body I was trapped in, become what she was, no matter what it took. No matter how much mutilation or pain. But he looked away, at me. He pulled my face down and pressed my lips against his like he was almost trying to suffocate us both.
"The Rose and the Beast: Fairyales Retold" by Francesca Lia Block
We couldn't imagine the emptiness of a creature who put a razor to her wrists and opened her veins, the emptiness and the calm.
"The Virgin Suicides" by Jeffrey Eugenides
If they tell you that she died of sleeping pills you must know that she died of a wasting grief, of a slow bleeding at the soul.
Clifford Odets
Suicide is a permanent solution to a temporary problem.
Phil Donahue
Suicide sometimes proceeds from cowardice, but not always; for cowardice sometimes prevents it; since as many live because they are afraid to die, as die because they are afraid to live.
Charles Caleb Colton
To die in order to avoid the pains of poverty, love, or anything that is disagreeable, is not the part of a brave man, but of a coward.
To make yourself something less than you can be - that too is a form of suicide.
Benjamin Lichtenberg
The joke of our time is the suicide of intention.
Theodor Adorno
I came from an extraordinarily dysfunctional family, full of abuse and alcoholism. And eventually everyone within the family had committed suicide.
Story Musgrave
They tell us that suicide is the greatest piece of cowardice... that suicide is wrong; when it is quite obvious that there is nothing in the world to which every man has a more unassailable title than to his own life and person.
Arthur Schopenhauer
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