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78,563. No more games. No more bombs. No more walking. No more fun. No more swimming. 67. That is 17 years past 50. 17 more than I needed or wanted. Boring. I am always bitchy. No fun – for anybody. 67. You are getting greedy. Act your old age. Relax – This won’t hurt. (Last Words & Suicide & Old Age) Hunter S Thompson, suicide note
Razors pain you,
Rivers are damp,
Acids stain you,
And drugs cause cramp.
Guns aren’t lawful,
Gas smells awful.
You might as well live. (Life’s Like That & Suicide & Guns & Gas & Epigrams) Dorothy Parker, Resume 1937
90,199. If wild my breast and sore my pride,
I bask in dreams of suicide,
If cool my heart and high my head
I think, How Lucky are the Dead. (Suicide & Epigrams) Dorothy Parker
90,226. I never see that prettiest thing –
A cherry bough gone white with Spring –
But what I think, How gay ’twould be
To hang me from a flowering tree. (Suicide & Tree & Epigrams) Dorothy Parker, Not so Deep as a Well
1,120. What if I don’t want to go on, boy? What if I don’t want to sit shivering in my fluffy slippers, sucking on angina tablets and peering through my cataracts watching some stinking episode of Home and Away, eh? (Life's Like That & Suicide) Rab C Nesbitt, Test, BBC 1994
90,171. I had nay option but to top meself – the tele was shite. Rab C Nesbitt: Semmitry, BBC 1997
90,193. Dear World. Fuck off. Rab C Nesbitt, Body? Jamesie’s suicide note
90,195. Jamsey at the Unemployment Centre: I’m going to go and top myself.
Woman work enforcer: If you leave, you lose your benefit. (Suicide & Unemployment) Rab C Nesbitt, Waste, BBC 1996
43,049. I see things much more clearly now. Oh wow this is the end, man. (Comedy & Suicide) The Young Ones: Demolition **** Neil with head in oven, BBC 1982
43,053. Killing myself – this is my last supper, right. I’ve finished building my gallows. (Comedy & Suicide) ibid. Neil
2,043. I’m going to kill myself now. [sticks head in oven] I see things much more clearly now. Goodbye, Rick. I’ll probably come back as a lentil. (Life’s Like That & Suicide & Comedy) ibid. Neil to Rick
2,161. The game of life is hard to play
Gonna lose it anyway
The losing card I’ll someday lay
So this is all I have say:
Suicide is painless
It brings on many changes
And I can take or leave if I please. (Life’s Like That & Suicide) Theme from MASH
78,999. How about hanging ourselves? (Life’s Like That & Hanging & Suicide) Samuel Beckett, Waiting For Godot starring Stephen Brennan & Barry McGovern & Johnny Murphy & Sam McGovern et al, director Michael Lindsay-Hoggibid, Estragon
2,210. I don’t seem to be able to depart. (Life’s Like That & Depart & Suicide) ibid. Pozzo
2,214. The best thing would be to kill me. (Life’s Like That & Kill & Suicide) ibid.
2,227. Why don’t we hang ourselves? (Life’s Like That & Suicide & Hanging) ibid. Estragon
2,229. We’ll hang ourselves tomorrow. Unless Godot comes. (Life’s Like That & Suicide & Hanging) ibid. Vladimir
90,173. It is suicide to be abroad. But what is it to be at home, Mr Tyler, what is it to be at home? A lingering dissolution. Thomas Beckett, All That Fall 1957
5,322. At the last count more than 30 of the Guantanamo Bay detainees had attempted suicide. (Civil Liberties & Rights & War on Terror & Suicide) Unconstitutional: The War on Our Civil Liberties
8,674. Suicide Forest, Japan: said to contain high levels of electromagnetic energy. (Aliens & Ancient Astronaut Theory & Suicide & Japan & Electromagnetism & Forest) Ancient Aliens: Aliens and Evil Places s3e10
9,136. There is but one truly serious philosophical problem, and that is suicide. (Philosophy & Suicide) Albert Camus
90,221. A man devoid of hope and conscious of being so has ceased to belong to the future. (Suicide & Hope) Albert Camus, The Myth of Sisyphus and Other Essays
9,414. I went down to the river,
I set down on the bank.
I tried to think but couldn’t,
So I jumped in and sank. (Death & River & Suicide & Epigrams) Langston Hughes
10,358. It’s thought that he walked into the field and shot himself in the stomach. He then struggled back to his lodgings and lay on his bed till he was found in a pool of blood. (Artists: Van Gogh & Suicide) Great Artists with Tim Marlow: Van Gogh
10,398. A shot rang out. Vincent fainted and staggered to the ground. He regained consciousness and managed to stumble back to the inn ... He died in Theo’s arms ... Vincent was aged thirty-seven. (Artists: Van Gogh & Suicide) Vincent – The Untold Story of Our Uncle II, caption
10,400. Why was the gun never found? Why was each person involved have a different version of events? Why would he commit suicide when he was finally receiving recognition for his work and being noticed in the art world? Why shoot yourself in the stomach? (Artists: Van Gogh & Suicide & Gun) ibid.
11,609. In a fit of panic he [Christopher Wood] threw himself under a train; he was killed at the age of twenty-nine. (Artists: Wood & Suicide) Dr James Fox, The Art of Cornwall
13,430. The goal is to bring down those sick fuckers, Mum and Peter. My own mother – what an evil little cunt. Goddamn. How can you do that to kids? How can you do that to kids and sleep at night? (Cults & Suicide) Rick’s video suicide note, viz: Cults: Family International
13,431. It’s a need for revenge. It’s a need for justice. Because I can’t go on like this. (Cults & Suicide) ibid.
13,492. Earlier this year the bodies of thirty-nine men and women were found in this house in San Diego: they were members of the Heaven’s Gate cult. (Cults & Suicide) Inside Story: Heaven’s Gate
13,498. They were united in the belief that by following this [Marshall Applewhite] man they could overcome death. Instead they ended their lives in a mass suicide that stunned the world. (Cults & Suicide) Heaven’s Gate: The Definitive Story
13,499. It was the largest mass suicide ever on American soil. Detectives soon discovered that the 39 men were 18 men and 21 women, most of them well past their twenties. (Cults & Suicide) ibid.
72,839. The biggest mass suicide ever on American soil. (Cults & Suicide) Heaven’s Gate: Cult Suicide, PBS 2015
13,509. The cult members committed suicide over a few days in late March 1997. They died in shifts, with some members helping others take a lethal cocktail of phenobarbital and vodka before downing their own doses of the fatal mixture. Police found an eerily placid and orderly scene on March 26th.