Quotes by: Jack Kevorkian
The Jews were gassed. Armenians were killed in every conceivable way... So the Holocaust doesn't interest me, see? They've had a lot of publicity, but they didn't suffer as much.
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.
I've seen schizophrenics who are so hopeless, you couldn't cheer them, and their lives are miserable and they end up as suicides. That's not right.
What are friends? Some people are nice. Some people aren't. There are some I'm fairly close with... we talk.
I didn't do this for other people; I did this for me. I fought for this right for me - does that sound selfish?
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?
If Christ can die in a barn, I think the death of a human in a van is not so bad.
Yes, we need euthanasia, for certain cases where people are in comas or too immobile to even press a button.
My religion centers in different areas than what's considered conventional religion.
I want some colleague to be free to come help me when I say the time has come. That's what I'm fighting for, me. Now that sounds selfish. And if it helps somebody else, so be it.
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.
What looks like enjoyment is the sneer of contempt. That's not a smile.
I would not want to live with a tube in my neck and not be able to move a finger. I wouldn't - that to me is not life.
I'm trying to knock the medical profession into accepting its responsibilities, and those responsibilities include assisting their patients with death.
As a medical doctor, it is my duty to evaluate the situation with as much data as I can gather and as much expertise as I have and as much experience as I have to determine whether or not the wish of the patient is medically justified.