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Quotes About Euthanasia

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Milan Kundera
“Dogs do not have many advantages over people, but one of them is extremely important: euthanasia is not forbidden by law in their case; animals have the right to a merciful death.”
Milan Kundera, The Unbearable Lightness of Being

Sarah Palin
“The America I know and love is not one in which my parents or my baby with Down syndrome will have to stand in front of Obama’s ‘death panel’ so his bureaucrats can decide, based on a subjective judgment of their ‘level of productivity in society,’ whether they are worthy of health care. Such a system is downright evil.”
Sarah Palin

“I'm not afraid of being dead. I'm just afraid of what you might have to go through to get there.”
Pamela Bone

Michael Bassey Johnson
“Just as the unwanted pregnancy, there are unwanted people in your life you should strive to abort, and such abortion is not sin, nor harm, but the eradication of a destructive foetus.”
Michael Bassey Johnson

Sebastian Horsley
“[…] life is just the misery left between abortion and euthanasia […]”
Sebastian Horsley, Dandy in the Underworld: An Unauthorized Autobiography

G.K. Chesterton
“Think of all those ages through which men have had the courage to die, and then remember that we have actually fallen to talking about having the courage to live.”
G.K. Chesterton, George Bernard Shaw

Jack Kevorkian
“Dying is not a crime.”
Jack Kevorkian

Jack Kevorkian
“In quixotically trying to conquer death doctors all too frequently do no good for their patients’ “ease” but at the same time they do harm instead by prolonguing and even magnifying patients’ dis-ease.”
Jack Kevorkian, Prescription: Medicide: The Goodness of Planned Death

John A. Passaro
“I love my mother.

My mother loves my dad.

Those two facts are undeniable.

I want my father to live.
I want him to fight to live as long as he can.

My mother wants to let him pass.
She does not want him suffering anymore.

She says that I am not there in the middle of the night at home, when he begs her to let him die.

I say that he should not be taking the medicine that the doctor is prescribing, that it made Mike Tyson want to eat his opponents young.”
John A. Passaro, 6 Minutes Wrestling With Life

Margaret Sanger
“The most merciful thing that a large family does to one of its infant members is to kill it." Margaret Sanger”
Margaret Sanger, Woman and the New Race

Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez
“That is not true, but we lack the moral authority to endorse them (acts of euthanasia). What we do instead is what you have just seen. We commend the dying to Saint Hubert and tie them to a pillar in order to prolong and intensify their suffering.”
Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez, Of Love and Other Demons

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