Suicide Quotes

World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD) is held on 10 September every year to prevent and spread awareness regarding committing suicide.

Following are the suicide quotes and inspiring suicide sayings to prevent suicide.

Suicide Quotes

“Place your hand over your heart, can you feel it? That is called purpose. You’re alive for a reason so don’t ever give up.”

“Suicide only really frightens those who are never tempted by it and never will be, for its darkness only welcomes those who are predestined to it.” —Georges Bernanos

“To be or not to be. That’s not really a question.” —Jean-Luc Godard

“If you want to show me that you really love me, don’t say that you would die for me, instead stay alive for me.”

“The thought of suicide is a great consolation: by means of it one gets through many a dark night.” — Friedrich Nietzsche

“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.” —Jeffrey Eugenides

“So smoking is the perfect way to commit suicide without actually dying. I smoke because it’s bad, it’s really simple.” — Damien Hirst

“Death is easy. To live is the most painful thing I could imagine and I’m weak and no longer willing to fight.” —Hannah Wright

“The pain passes, but the beauty remains.” — Pierre August Renoir

“Death is life’s way of telling you you’re fired. Suicide is your way of telling life you quit.”

“There is but one true philosophical problem and that is suicide.” —Albert Camus

“We cannot tear out a single page of our life, but we can throw the whole book in the fire.” —George Sand

“On average, since the urge to kill myself isn’t so strong that I actually kill myself, the world is worth living in.” —Tao Lin

Inspiring beautiful Life quotes

“Suicide is the punctuation mark at the end of many artistic careers.” —Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

“When you feel like giving up, just remember the reason why you held on for so long.”

“Write something, even if it’s just a suicide note.” —Gore Vidal

“But in the end one needs more courage to live than to kill himself.” — Albert Camus

“Early on, if I was alone two or three nights in a row, I’d start writing poems about suicide.” —Jack Nicholson

“When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hang on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.” — Harriet Beecher Stowe

“Suicide seemed to me the greatest kind of freedom, a release from everything, from a life that had been ruined a long time ago.” —Natascha Kampusch

“Suicide is a form of murder – premeditated murder. It isn’t something you do the first time you think of doing it. It takes getting used to. And you need the means, the opportunity, the motive. A successful suicide demands good organization and a cool head, both of which are usually incompatible with the suicidal state of mind.” — Susanna Kaysen

“She already felt dead in everything but name. What remained to be taken from her—She longed to be enfolded, welcomed, into the earth—to breathe no more, love no more, hurt no more.” —Alan Brennert

“Suicide is the role you write for yourself. You inhabit it and you enact it. All carefully staged—where they will find you and how they will find you. But one performance only.” —Philip Roth

“The only difference between suicide and martyrdom is press coverage.” —Chuck Palahniuk

“Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.” — Harriet Beecher Stowe

“If you are looking for a sign not to kill yourself, this is it.”

“The real reason for not committing suicide is because you always know how swell life gets again after the hell is over.” — Ernest Hemingway

“Did you really want to die? No one commits suicide because they want to die. Then why do they do it? Because they want to stop the pain.” — Tiffanie DeBartolo

“The walls of her room are screaming out loud all of the secrets that she’s held onto for all these years, every tear that broke her heart and slashed her wrist, and every memory that rips apart her soul. And to this day, she still cant breathe.”

“When I was 14, I came very close to becoming a gay teen suicide ‘statistic,’ but I then turned to music, my piano, my loved ones, and discovered that it does in fact get better..” — Blake McIver Ewing

“Suicide is the most sincere form of self-criticism.”

Every day Inspirational Quotes

“Gay teenagers are four times as likely to attempt suicide as straight ones. I wish they knew that there’s nothing wrong with them; that they are just a different shade of normal.” —Jodi Picoult

“Suicide is not a blot on anyone’s name; it is a tragedy.” —Kay Redfield Jamison

“I’m not telling you it’s going to be easy, I’m telling you it’s going to be worth it.”

“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.” —Aristotle

“Grit your teeth and let it hurt. Don’t deny it, don’t be overwhelmed by it. It will not last forever.” — Harold Kushner

“It is always consoling to think of suicide: in that way one gets through many a bad night.” —Friedrich Nietzsche

“Killing yourself is a major commitment, it takes a kind of courage. Most people just lead lives of cowardly desperation. It’s kinda half suicide where you just dull yourself with substances.” —Robert Crumb

“Suicide may also be regarded as an experiment — a question which man puts to Nature, trying to force her to answer. The question is this: What change will death produce in a man’s existence and in his insight into the nature of things? It is a clumsy experiment to make; for it involves the destruction of the very consciousness which puts the question and awaits the answer.” — Arthur Schopenhauer

“Suicide does not mean there was no killer.”

“Think of all the beauty that’s still left in and around you and be happy! — Anne Frank

“That’s the thing about suicide. Try as you might to remember how a person lived his life, you always end up thinking about how he ended it.” — Anderson Cooper

“If you’re going through hell, keep going.” — Winston Churchill

“Suicide is a permanent solution to a temporary problem.” —  Phil Donahue

“Anyone desperate enough for suicide should be desperate enough to go to creative extremes to solve problems: elope at midnight, stow away on the boat to New Zealand and start over, do what they always wanted to do but were afraid to try.” — Richard Bach

“Suicide is man’s way of telling God, ‘You can’t fire me – I quit.” — Bill Maher

“Suicide creates a monstrous emotional upsurge of shame and guilt. Everyone participates in feeling responsible and even shamed at knowing the suicidal candidate. If these feelings are not healed the vampire of suicidal death can strike again and again.” — Linda Lee Landon

“Hope is a necessity for normal life and the major weapon against the suicide impulse.” — Karl Menninger

“Suicide is a serious thing. And if you know anyone who is suicidal, you need to get them help. No one should be in pain. Everyone should love themselves.” — Gerard Way

“When one realizes that his life is worthless he either commits suicide or travels.” —Edward Dahlberg

“People rarely bring flowers to a suicide.” —Jennifer Niven

“Simple Smoking Smoke Suicide I think suicide is the most perfect thing you can do in life.” — Damien Hirst

“When it is darkest, we can see the stars.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Nine men in ten are would-be suicides.” —Benjamin Franklin

“Perhaps the saddest irony of depression is that suicide happens when the patient gets a little better and can again function sufficiently.” —Dick Cavett

“Women are constantly trying to commit suicide for love, but generally they take care not to succeed.” —W. Somerset Maugham

“You have the power to say, “This is not how my story will end.”

“Suicide doesn’t end the chances of life getting worse, it eliminates the possibility of it ever getting any better.”

“Never let a stumble in the road be the end of the journey.”