Talk:Jack Kevorkian

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The illustrations for Medieval times and Alchemy do not seem helpful.--76.221.185.8 18:19, 2 October 2008 (UTC)

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  • When you have nothing left to burn, you must set yourself on fire.
  • Dying is not a crime.
  • My aim in helping the patient was not to cause death. My aim was to end suffering. It's got to be decriminalized.
  • A transfer of money should never be involved in this profound situation. Although illness is profound, too, but medicine's a business today. It's a business.
  • Among doctors in general, I think more than half support what I'm doing.
  • First of all, do any of you here think it's a crime to help a suffering human end his agony? Any of you think it is? Say so right now. Well, then, what are we doing here?
  • Five to six thousand people die every year waiting for organs, but nobody cares.
  • I will go to what they call a court. Only they call it a court.
  • Listen, when you take my liberty away, you've taken away more-something more precious than life. I mean, what good is a life without liberty? Huh? None.
  • Look at the forces against me. They don't want me out. They're afraid I'll cause trouble if I get out.
  • Not one has shown an iota of fear of death. They want to end this agony.
  • Rotten travesty. Yeah. Send me to jail for contempt. Try that. Go ahead.
  • She made the decision that her existence had lost its meaning. And you cannot judge that.
  • The patient decides when it's best to go [die].