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4. If we could just find out who’s in charge, we could kill him. (God & Elohim & Religion & Belief & Faith & Life’s Like That & Kill) George Carlin
78,232. So this next piece of material, like most good ideas, is fairly simple: it’s just a list of people who ought to be killed. George Carlin, on stage
83,017. In New York, most people don’t have cars, so if you want to kill a person, you have to take the subway to their house. And sometimes on the way, the train is delayed and you get impatient, so you have to kill someone on the subway. That’s why there are so many subway murders; no-one has a car. (New York & Kill) George Carlin
19. If I thought the Jews killed God, I’d worship the Jews. (God & Jesus & Jew & Kill) Bill Hicks
13,286. They’re killing children! How many children were at Waco? They’re killing children! (Cults: Branch Davidians & Kill) Bill Hicks
104,731. Bob’s microphone continues to record while he is in the bathroom: ‘What the hell did I do? Killed them all of course.’ (Murder & Kill) Robert Durst, interview The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst VI: What the Hell Did I Do? 2015
65,735. Kill anything that you happen on. Kill the Buddha if you happen to meet him … Kill your parents, or relatives if you happen to meet them. Only then can you be free, not bound by material things, and absolutely free and at ease. (Buddhism & Kill & Freedom) I-Hsuan, recorded conversations
901. If you want to tell people the truth, make them laugh, otherwise they’ll kill you. (Truth & Laugh & Kill) Oscar Wilde, The Nightingale and the Rose
2,202. You can’t drive such creatures away. The best thing is to kill them. (Life’s Like That & Creature & Kill) Samuel Beckett, Waiting for Godot starring Stephen Brennan & Barry McGovern & Johnny Murphy & Sam McGovern et al, director Michael Lindsay-Hogg
2,214. The best thing would be to kill me. (Life’s Like That & Kill & Suicide) ibid.
2,486. There are would-be murderers all round the world who want to kill you and me and themselves because they’re motivated by what they think is the highest ideal ... The elephant in the room: an elephant called Religion. The suicide bomber is convinced that in killing for his God, he will be fast-tracked to a special martyr’s heaven. (Religion & Faith & Fundamentalism & Kill & Murder & Martyr & Motive) Professor Richard Dawkins, The Root of All Evil? The God Delusion, Channel 4 2006
4,223. As I write, highly civilized human beings are flying overhead, trying to kill me. (Humanity & Fly & Kill & War) George Orwell
4,855. It is not in giving life but in risking life that man is raised above the animal; that is why superiority has been accorded in humanity not to the sex that brings forth but to that which kills. (Feminism & Woman & Kill) Simone de Beauvoir, 1908-86, The Second Sex, 1949
9,149. O cease! must hate and death return?
Cease! must men kill and die? (Death & Hate & Kill) Percy Bysshe Shelley, Hellas, 1822
92,204. Man has no right to kill his brother. It is no excuse that he does so in uniform: he only adds the infamy of servitude to the crime of murder. (Uniform & Kill & Pacifism) Percy Bysshe Shelley
11,810. What kind of God does that – kills innocent children? (Bible & God & Kill & Children) Penn & Teller, Bullshit s2e6: The Bible: Fact or Fiction? 2004
14,666. Sometimes you kill someone to kill yourself or kill a part of yourself. (Murder Cases: Griffiths & Kill) Stephen Griffiths, the Crossbow Cannibal
15,816. I love to kill people. I love to watch them die. I love all that blood. (Murder Cases: Ramirez & Kill) Ricardo Munoz Ramirez
17,254. I’ll fucking kill you! I’ll fucking kill you! (Gangs US: Atlantic City & Kill) Boardwalk Empire s3e3: Bone for Tuna, drug dealer, HBO 2012
18,948. I’ll kill you, bitch. You crazy cunt. (Gangs US: New Jersey & Kill & Mafia & Mafia: US) The Sopranos s4e3: Christopherstarring James Gandolfini & Lorriane Bracco & Edie Falco & Michael Imperioli & Dominic Chianese & Steven van Zandt & Tony Sirico & Robert Iler et al, Ralph to Janice
74,094. Let’s spare the awkwardness – I killed my wife ... I killed her aunt too ... And the mailman. At that point I had to fully commit. (Gangs US: New Jersey & Kill) The Sopranos s6e14: Stage 5, oncologist/prisoner to John in prison hospital
40,916. I’m thinking about killing Michael Moore, and I’m wondering if I could kill him myself, or if I would need to hire somebody to do it ... No, I think I could. I think he could be looking me in the eye, you know, and I could just be choking the life out. Is this wrong? (Insults & Kill) Glenn Beck, responding to question ‘What would people do for $50 million’ May 17th 2005
78,221. Former Conservative MP Michael Portillo is on a mission to investigate the science of killing. He wants to find a method that is unquestionably humane. And to do so he will delve into one of the darkest areas of science – his aim is to try and understand what it feels like to die by execution. (Kill & Death Penalty & Capital Punishment) Horizon: How to Kill a Human Being, BBC 2008
78,241. Fifty-five countries in the world use execution as the ultimate punishment. But the killing of prisoners has long been the issue of controversy. (Kill & Death Penalty & Capital Punishment) ibid.
107,160. There are about 600 murders in the UK each year. That’s around 2 per day. And globally about 50 people are murdered every hour. Murder appals and repels us but it also fascinates. So what makes people murder? Are some people born to kill or are the driven to it by circumstance? (Murder & Kill) The Mystery of Murder: A Horizon Guide, narrator Michael Mosley, BBC 2017
107,161. There are different types of murderer … mainly reactive, compulsive, then there are the cold-blooded ones. (Murder & Kill) ibid.
107,162. Psychopath: ‘Almost no activity: there was no difference in the way they processed emotional and neutral images.’ (Murder & Kill) ibid.
107,163. Another type of killer: those who suffer from schizophrenia. (Murder & Kill) ibid.
107,164. It seemed obvious that a violent unloving childhood had played in crucial part in creating a killer: the question was, How? (Murder & Kill) ibid.
78,222. I’ve never killed a man, but I’ve read many an obituary with a great deal of satisfaction. Clarence Darrow
18,622. Why don’t we kill him? (Gangs US: Los Angeles & Death & Kill) Ray Donovan s1e1: The Bag or the Bat starring Liev Schreiber & Paul Malcomson & Jon Voight & Eddie Marson & Dash Mihok & Steven Bauer et al, Ezra
18,625. You go near my family, I’ll fucking kill ya. (Gangs US: Los Angeles & Kill) ibid. Donovan to Mickey
18,637. I want you to kill my father. (Gangs US: Los Angeles & Kill & Murder) Ray Donovan s1e7: New Birthday, Ray to Sully
18,641. I’m not killing my father. (Gangs US: Los Angeles & Kill) TRay Donovan s1e11: Bucky Fucking Dent, Ray to Ezra
98,285. I shot and killed in the head in our fucking kitchen … (Gangs US: Los Angeles & Shoot & Kill) Ray Donovan: Little Bill Primm’s Big Green Horseshoe s4e3, her to him
119,336. Abby: You should’ve killed her.
Ray: Wouldn’t have made any difference. (Gangs US: Los Angeles & Kill) Ray Donovan s4e10, Lake Hollywood
20,499. At night I see their faces. All the men I’ve killed. (GBH Films & Greece & Troy & Night & Kill) Troy 2004 starring Brad Pitt & Eric Bana & Orlando Bloom & Rose Byrne & Peter O'Toole & Diane Kruger & Brian Cox & Sean Bean & Julie Christie & Saffron Burrows et al, director Wolfgang Petersen, Achilles to Patroclus
20,974. I am gonna kill Bill. (GBH Films & Kill & Martial Arts) Kill Bill volume II 2004 starring Uma Thurman & David Carradine & Lucy Lui & Daryl Hannah & Gordon Lui & Michael Madsen & Vivica A Fox et al, director Quentin Tarantino