Quotations on Killing

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Murderers will try to recall the sequence of events, they will remember exactly what they did just before and just after. But they can never remember the actual moment of killing. This is why they will always leave a clue.
- Peter Ackroyd
(Keywords: Events, Killing, Will)

The effect of power and publicity on all men is the aggravation of self, a sort of tumor that ends by killing the victim's sympathies.
- Henry B. Adams
(Keywords: Men, Power, Effect, Killing, Publicity, Self)

We are in control, they are in a state of hysteria. Losers, they think that by killing civilians and trying to distort the feelings of the people they will win. I think they will not win, those bastards.
- Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf
(Keywords: People, Feelings, Control, Killing, State, Trying, Will)

The holidays are also a time when people freak out about their finances. If you don't want to spend the money, why not try some of the other options instead of killing a bunch of animals?
- Christina Applegate
(Keywords: Time, Money, People, Animals, Holidays, Killing, Options, Want)

As far as thinking about death and murder and various ways of killing people and how people die... I probably have the most twisted mind in Slayer.
- Tom Araya
(Keywords: Death, People, Killing, Mind, Murder, Thinking)

We're trying to publicize this one and make people realize that the gun industry can clean up its act and can operate in a way that can reduce the likelihood of guns killing police officers and other innocent people.
- Michael D. Barnes
(Keywords: People, Act, Killing, Police, Trying)

They have some pretty tough gun laws in Japan, as they do in any other civilized country in the world, and they're not killing each other off with firearms. You have very violent films in Europe, yet it's not causing the mayhem we see in our streets routinely here.
- Michael D. Barnes
(Keywords: Country, Europe, Killing, Laws, Pretty, World)

Gentlemen, I find the law very explicit on murdering your fellow man, but there's nothing here about killing a Chinaman. Case dismissed.
- Roy Bean
(Keywords: Gentlemen, Killing, Law, Man, Nothing)

Nothing of course was ever done to Bill for the killing of Tutt.
- Buffalo Bill
(Keywords: Killing, Nothing)

My great forte in killing buffaloes was to get them circling by riding my horse at the head of the herd and shooting their leaders. Thus the brutes behind were crowded to the left, so that they were soon going round and round.
- Buffalo Bill
(Keywords: Killing, Leaders)

We barely missed killing Bin Laden. There were numerous findings issued by the President to kill him. We rolled up terrorist cells. We stopped the millennium bombings.
- Sidney Blumenthal
(Keywords: Killing, President)

Men talk of killing time, while time quietly kills them.
- Dion Boucicault
(Keywords: Men, Time, Killing, Talk)

We know more about war than we know about peace, more about killing than we know about living.
- Omar N. Bradley
(Keywords: War, Peace, Killing, Living)

Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants. We know more about war that we know about peace, more about killing that we know about living.
- Omar N. Bradley
(Keywords: War, Peace, Giants, Killing, Living, World)

You are dealing with people who have taken the responsibility of killing their own because they think that they are right, they think that they are serving the interests of their people. They not going to give that up easily, just because you've shown up.
- Lakhdar Brahimi
(Keywords: People, Killing, Responsibility, Right)

The risk presented by these lethal wastes is like no other risk, and we should not be expected to accept it or to project it into the future in order for manufacturers and utilities to make a dollar killing now.
- David R. Brower
(Keywords: Future, Killing, Now, Order, Project, Risk)

Serial killing is not about sex at all, but about power and control and revenge on society.
- Pat Brown
(Keywords: Power, Society, Sex, Control, Killing, Revenge)

The way to kill a man or a nation is to cut off his dreams, the way the whites are taking care of the Indians: killing their dreams, their magic, their familiar spirits.
- William S. Burroughs
(Keywords: Dreams, Care, Killing, Magic, Man, Nation, Spirits)

I wanted to work on this central problem of killing. How you go about killing. Now, in the film I had to kill my children - well, I didn't want to get that far.
- Ellen Burstyn
(Keywords: Work, Children, Film, Killing, Now, Want)

He was definitely known as the foremost man killer in the West; however there's controversy about virtually every killing that he was known to have been involved in.
- Keith Carradine
(Keywords: Controversy, Killing, Man)

We will not learn how to live together in peace by killing each other's children.
- Jimmy Carter
(Keywords: Peace, Children, Killing, Will)

War may sometimes be a necessary evil. But no matter how necessary, it is always an evil, never a good. We will not learn how to live together in peace by killing each other's children.
- Jimmy Carter
(Keywords: Peace, War, Children, Evil, Killing, May, Will)

Killing the private property-that was the center of the Marxist economy and Marxist ideology. That was the center of the Lenin ideology.
- Anatoly Chubais
(Keywords: Economy, Ideology, Killing, Property)

The Bolsheviks started not just on the killing of private property; they were trying to abolish money itself.
- Anatoly Chubais
(Keywords: Money, Killing, Property, Trying)

It is not worth the bother of killing yourself, since you always kill yourself too late.
- Emile M. Cioran
(Keywords: Killing, Worth)

Let judges secretly despair of justice: their verdicts will be more acute. Let generals secretly despair of triumph; killing will be defamed. Let priests secretly despair of faith: their compassion will be true.
- Leonard Cohen
(Keywords: Compassion, Despair, Judges, Killing, Will)

People have been killing because of racial differences since the time of Adam and Eve, but in this country racism has been primarily aimed at African Americans.
- Bob Cousy
(Keywords: Time, People, African, Americans, Country, Killing, Racism)

When a violent minority that crosses color lines comes to believe that killing those you know or do not know is a reasonable solution to problems, we are in need of another vision.
- Stanley Crouch
(Keywords: Vision, Killing, Minority, Problems, Solution)

Killing yourself is a major commitment, it takes a kind of courage. Most people just lead lives of cowardly desperation. It's kinda half suicide where you just dull yourself with substances.
- Robert Crumb
(Keywords: People, Courage, Commitment, Desperation, Killing, Suicide)

What is fetus farming? Simply put, it is the creation and development of a human fetus for the purposes of later killing it for research or for harvesting its organs.
- Nathan Deal
(Keywords: Development, Creation, Killing, Research)

If the truth be known, we are on the verge of losing an entire generation of our young people, killing and dying in the streets of America.
- Ron Dellums
(Keywords: Truth, People, America, Dying, Killing, Losing)

I would, therefore, say that for no reason whatsoever, except in self-defence, should one think of killing any animal.
- Morarji Desai
(Keywords: Killing, Reason, Self)

So what if I'm smokin' weed onstage and doing what I gotta do? It's not me shooting nobody, stabbing nobody, killing nobody. It's a peaceful gesture and they have to respect that and appreciate that.
- Snoop Dogg
(Keywords: Killing, Respect)

It is my conviction that killing under the cloak of war is nothing but an act of murder.
- Albert Einstein
(Keywords: War, Act, Conviction, Killing, Murder, Nothing)

Mortals are easily tempted to pinch the life out of their neighbour's buzzing glory, and think that such killing is no murder.
- George Eliot
(Keywords: Life, Glory, Killing, Murder)

I might talk about killing people, but that doesn't mean I do it.
- Eminem
(Keywords: People, Killing, Talk)

I do not think we should be trying to save our freedom by killing the safeguards that keep our liberties.
- Eliot Engel
(Keywords: Freedom, Killing, Trying)

I'm working harder now than ever before. I couldn't turn down the BBC job because I've never been offered the opportunity of killing three or four people on screen before!
- Adam Faith
(Keywords: People, Opportunity, Job, Killing, Now)

I didn't want to kill a man. I'm not capable of killing a man. I wanted to kill a tyrant.
- Oriana Fallaci
(Keywords: Killing, Man, Want)

It's not so much about killing an animal, it's being at peace and you don't have to worry about all the other things that go on. That's a couple of hours a week that you get to escape but it's nice to do that.
- Brett Favre
(Keywords: Peace, Being, Killing, Worry)

I got sober. I stopped killing myself with alcohol. I began to think: 'Wait a minute - if I can stop doing this, what are the possibilities?' And slowly it dawned on me that it was maybe worth the risk.
- Craig Ferguson
(Keywords: Alcohol, Killing, Possibilities, Risk, Worth)

Life had stopped for her a long time ago. She was so out of touch with her feelings that she had no joy in her life and no concept of the fact that she could be wrong. She delivered her care of her insane patients in a killing manner, but she was convinced she was right.
- Louise Fletcher
(Keywords: Life, Time, Feelings, Care, Fact, Joy, Killing, Right, Wrong)

Man lives freely only by his readiness to die, if need be, at the hands of his brother, never by killing him.
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Keywords: Brother, Killing, Man)

It had an enormous impact to the point of the United Nations passing a resolution against the killing and hunting of these whales as they are an endangered species. This was a documentary on the plight of the whales.
- Wavy Gravy
(Keywords: Hunting, Killing, Nations, Resolution, United)

If you think about it, Washington's overwhelming power in the world is founded on death, the awesome arsenal for killing people.
- William Greider
(Keywords: Power, Death, People, Killing, Washington, World)

The majority of Aboriginals do not want handouts because they realise that welfare is killing them.
- Pauline Hanson
(Keywords: Killing, Majority, Want, Welfare)

Unprovoked attacks on Israel's borders, murdering Israeli soldiers, taking Israeli hostages and showering rockets targeting and killing Israeli civilians are not furthering any legitimate goal.
- Alcee Hastings
(Keywords: Goal, Israel, Killing, Soldiers)

Primates will continue to play social games without the least insight into what is killing them.
- Keith Henson
(Keywords: Games, Killing, Play, Will)

Unhappiness is not knowing what we want and killing ourselves to get it.
- Don Herold
(Keywords: Killing, Unhappiness, Want)

But when I don't smoke I scarcely feel as if I'm living. I don't feel as if I'm living unless I'm killing myself.
- Russell Hoban
(Keywords: Killing, Living)

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