We'll be Friends Forever, won't we, Pooh?' asked Piglet. Even longer,' Pooh answered.— A. A. Milne
Tremendous Euthanasia quotations
We don't let animals suffer, so why humans?
Physician-assisted suicide and euthanasia have been profound ethical issues confronting doctors since the birth of Western medicine, more than 2,000 years ago.
Abortion, euthanasia, human cloning, for example, risk reducing the human person to a mere object: life and death to order, as it were!
Euthanasia is a grave violation of the law of God, since it is the deliberate and morally unacceptable killing of a human person.
Not all moral issues have the same moral weight as abortion and euthanasia.
There may be legitimate diversity of opinion even among Catholics about waging war and applying the death penalty, but not... with regard to abortion and euthanasia.
The right to die can so easily become the duty to die.
Euthanasia is a long, smooth-sounding word, and it conceals its danger as long, smooth words do, but the danger is there, nevertheless.
Patients who are being kept alive by technology and want to end their lives already have a recognized constitutional right to stop any and all medical interventions, from respirators to antibiotics. They do not need physician-assisted suicide or euthanasia.
Whose life is it, anyway?
The redundant population, necessarily occasioned by the prevalence of early marriages, must be repressed by occasional famines, and by the custom of exposing children, which, in times of distress, is probably more frequent than is ever acknowledged to Europeans.
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 prolonging and even magnifying patients' dis-ease.
Human life has dignity at every age the taking of innocent human life is always wrong. I believe our nation at every level of government must reject any scheme to permit or promote assisted suicide and euthanasia.
They asked me what I thought about euthanasia. I said I'm more concerned about the adults.
I wanted to be a veterinarian for about a week of my life when I was a kid.
But I found out about the whole euthanasia thing and I said, I can't commit to that, sorry!
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.
A Catholic would be guilty of formal cooperation in evil, and so unworthy to present himself for Holy Communion, if he were to deliberately vote for a candidate precisely because of the candidate's permissive stand on abortion and/or euthanasia.
I understand that if you set out to be a celebrity, then you asked for it, but all I wanted to be was an actor.
O, let him pass. He hates him That would upon the rack of this tough world Stretch him out longer.
Euthanasia" is an excellent and comforting word! I am grateful to whoever invented it.
Of all the arguments against voluntary euthanasia, the most influential is the slippery slope: once we allow doctors to kill patients, we will not be able to limit the killing to those who want to die.
Euthanasia ... is simply to be able to die with dignity at a moment when life is devoid of it.
Dying is not a crime.
It was a mutual thing. I made a deal with them: I asked them if they did not bring out the place card of Malachi, I would let them have two minutes with each one of my patients.
Diderot took the ground that, if orthodox religion be true Christ was guilty of suicide. Having the power to defend himself he should have used it.
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.
Americans tend to endorse the use of physician-assisted suicide and euthanasia when the question is abstract and hypothetical.
We were asked to believe that the variety and the novelty of even the crude films of the early days would provide a means of entertainment which would cut out the stage.
When I was asked to be Writer in Residence at Edinburgh I thought, you can't teach poetry. This is ridiculous.
I was a Christian in Creed, but nobody ever asked me.
In a certain state it is indecent to live longer.
If you asked me what pop is right now. I'd say hip hop.
From the Soviet gulag to the Nazi concentration camps and the killing fields of Cambodia, history teaches that granting the state legal authority to kill innocent individuals has dreadful consequences.
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.
My doctor asked me how many golf balls I had hit in my career.
I'm lying there in bed calculating somewhere between four and five million golf balls I had hit to do that on my body.