We kill everybody, my dear. Some with bullets, some with words, and everybody with our deeds. We drive people into their graves, and neither see it nor feel it.

Political language... is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.

Help a man against his will and you do the same as murder him.

I have never killed a man, but I have read many obituaries with great pleasure.

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Murderers are not monsters, they're men. And that's the most frightening thing about them.

Murder is always a mistake. One should never do anything that one cannot talk about after dinner.

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“He shed a lake of blood and murdered a king for a cold, lonely throne.”


It takes two to make a murder. There are born victims, born to have their throats cut, as the cut-throats are born to be hanged.

The first thing we do, let's kill all the lawyers.

Nobody owns life, but anyone who can pick up a frying pan owns death.

When a man wants to murder a tiger he calls it sport;

when a tiger wants to murder him he calls it ferocity.

Murder is born of love, and love attains the greatest intensity in murder.

If the desire to kill and the opportunity to kill came always together, who would escape hanging?

Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable and to give an appearance of solidarity to pure wind.

Men should think twice before making widowhood women's only path to power.

Though it be in the power of the weakest arm to take away life, it is not in the strongest to deprive us of death.

Every murder turns on a bright hot light, and a lot of people have to walk out of the shadows.

Probably the toughest time in anyone's life is when you have to murder a loved one because they're the devil.

Civilizations die from suicide, not by murder.

A joke, even if it be a lame one, is nowhere so keenly relished or quickly applauded as in a murder trial.

AIDS obliges people to think of sex as having, possibly, the direst consequences: suicide. Or murder.

After all, every murderer when he kills runs the risk of the most dreadful of deaths, whereas those who kill him risk nothing except promotion.

The most loving parents and relatives commit murder with smiles on their faces.

They force us to destroy the person we really are: a subtle kind of murder.

For instance, why are we terrorizing this country, leading with murder and mayhem, when crime is actually on the decline, as somebody, as somebody mentioned?

Fascism is capitalism plus murder.

The man visited by ecstasies and visions, who takes dreams for realities is an enthusiast; the man who supports his madness with murder is a fanatic.

Cruel with guilt, and daring with despair, the midnight murderer bursts the faithless bar; invades the sacred hour of silent rest and leaves, unseen, a dagger in your breast.

It is a question whether, when we break a murderer on the wheel, we do not fall into the error a child makes when it hits the chair it has bumped into.

To live without killing is a thought which could electrify the world, if men were only capable of staying awake long enough to let the idea soak in.

You can always count on a murderer for a fancy prose style.

Yet who would have thought the old man to have had so much blood in him?

Shocking writing is like murder: the questions the jury must decide are the questions of motive and intent.

The truth is often a terrible weapon of aggression.

It is possible to lie, and even to murder, for the truth.

With the first act of cruelty committed in the name of revolution, with the first murder, with the first purge and execution, we have lost the revolution.

War means blind obedience, unthinking stupidity, brutish callousness, wanton destruction, and irresponsible murder.

Cover her face; mine eyes dazzle. She died young.

Murder, like talent, seems occasionally to run in families.

Brave men do not gather by thousands to torture and murder a single individual, so gagged and bound he cannot make even feeble resistance or defense.

As far as thinking about death and murder and various ways of killing people and how people die... I probably have the most twisted mind in Slayer.

Our dark lust for competitive domination leads us to complicit acts of murder from-a-distance, through tax-supported militarism.

Indulge not thyself in the passion of anger;

it is whetting a sword to wound thine own breast, or murder thy friend.

Men will confess to treason, murder, arson, false teeth, or a wig.

How many of them will own up to a lack of humor?

Revenge is barren of itself: it is the dreadful food it feeds on;

its delight is murder, and its end is despair.

Television has brought back murder into the home -- where it belongs.

I confess that I cannot understand how we can plot, lie, cheat and commit murder abroad and remain humane, honorable, trustworthy and trusted at home.

Anybody who's been through a divorce will tell you that at one point.

they've thought murder. The line between thinking murder and doing murder isn't that major.

For new bands, I think a major label is the safest place to be.

Independent labels are the ones getting away with murder. A lot of them are hobbyists who rip-off young bands, taking advantage of people who would never get signed to a major.

Murder is not the crime of criminals, but that of law-abiding citizens.

Is it hard for the reader to believe that suicides are sometimes committed to forestall the committing of murder? There is no doubt of it. Nor is there any doubt that murder is sometimes committed to avert suicide.

My wife Mary and I have been married for forty-seven years and not once have we had an argument serious enough to consider divorce; murder, yes, but divorce, never.

One to destroy, is murder by the law;

and gibbets keep the lifted hand in awe; to murder thousands, takes a specious name, 'War's glorious art', and gives immortal fame.