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Jack Kevorkian Quotes

My intent was to carry out my duty as a doctor, to end their suffering. Unfortunately, that entailed, in their cases, ending of the life.

My religion centers in different areas than what's considered conventional religion.

None of them want to delay. Understand that. None of them.

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 American people are sheep. They're comfortable, rich, working. It's like the Romans, they're happy with bread and their spectator sports. The Super Bowl means more to them than any right.

The patient decides when it's best to go.

The patient's autonomy always, always should be respected, even if it is absolutely contrary - the decision is contrary to best medical advice and what the physician wants.

The Supreme Court of the United States... has validated the Nazi method of execution in... concentration camps, starving them to death.

There is nothing anyone can do anyway. The public has no power. The government knows I'm not a criminal. The parole board knows I'm not a criminal. The judge knows I'm not a criminal.

There's no doubt I expect to die in prison.

This is not a trial. This is a lynching. There is no law.

What are friends? Some people are nice. Some people aren't. There are some I'm fairly close with... we talk.

What looks like enjoyment is the sneer of contempt. That's not a smile.

When history looks back, it will prove what I'll die knowing.

When your conscience says law is immoral, don't follow it.

You can cite me for contempt, Your Honor. I don't care.

You're basing your laws and your whole outlook on natural life on mythology. It won't work. That's why you have all these problems in the world. Name them: India, Pakistan, Ireland. Name them-all these problems. They're all religious problems.