My ultimate aim is to make euthanasia a positive experience.
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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.
Not one has shown an iota of fear of death. They want to end this agony.
What looks like enjoyment is the sneer of contempt. That's not a smile.
Freedom has a price. Most people aren't willing to pay it.
You've gotta know what death is to know life!
I'm trying to knock the medical profession into accepting its responsibilities, and those responsibilities include assisting their patients with death.
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.
A transfer of money should never be involved in this profound situation. Although illness is profound, too, but medicine's a business today. It's a business.
I'm not a romantic.
I will admit, like Socrates and Aristotle and Plato and some other philosophers, that there are instances where the death penalty would seem appropriate.
They must often change, who would be constant in happiness or wisdom.
A mere forty years ago, beach volleyball was just beginning. No bureaucrat would have invented it, and that's what freedom is all about.
I swear my car won't run unless I'm picking my nose: At least, I'm that superstitious about it, so I don't want to take any chances.
You can have everything in life you want, if you will just help other people get what they want.
Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning.
These endless legal challenges that define elections in New York are a joke in this country, and they are the reason why it is so expensive, or one of the reasons, it's so expensive to run here and why so many people decide not to run.
Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.
Put two or three men in positions of conflicting authority. This will force them to work at loggerheads, allowing you to be the ultimate arbiter.
Surround yourself with people who take their work seriously, but not themselves, those who work hard and play hard.
I love those who can smile in trouble, who can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but they whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves their conduct, will pursue their principles unto death.