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    murder Quotes

    It should be noted, as with so many legends and popularly accepted truths created out of political motivation: There, in fact, is no evidence that the hundreds of murders historically attributed to the werewolves of Gévaudan were actually caused by wolves. As with all witchhunts, the endless battle against ignorance requires one to always keep an open mind and sharp wits when considering such rumors - especially the rumors we choose to enjoy.
    — Zeena Schreck
    One of the things I like about being a celebrity is that you can get away with murder. Not just metaphorically, literally. Remember that annoying blond dog reporter at E News used to talk smack about me? I paid two mobsters five million dollars each to throw her off the Stratosphere tower in Las Vegas.
    — Zach Braff
    tags: murder  celebrity  dog 
    You want inspiration to come in a natural way and let it happen when it's going to happen. The last thing you want is this ghost looming over you saying "it has to be good" - remember that feeling of loving what you do, and don't let the business aspect murder that. It takes away the creativity for me.
    — Yukimi Nagano
    There are only two ways to be a god: through creation or murder.
    — Young-Ha Kim
    tags: creation  murder 
    By directing combat and war pieces, I could experience catharsis and successfully avoid committing a murder in real life. In this sense, I'm really grateful for that because I was conscious that I had such homicidal traits, to be honest.
    — Yoshiyuki Tomino
    Here I saw, with my own eyes, that laughter was the most terrible weapon: you can kill anything with laughter - even murder itself.
    — Yevgeny Zamyatin
    tags: laughter  murder  eyes 
    I'm too sensitive. I could not show up to a murder scene and do anything like that. It would break me instantly.
    — Yasmin Paige
    tags: murder 
    In America you can get away with murder, but not with sex.
    — Xaviera Hollander
    tags: murder  sex  america 
    Never attempt to murder a man who is committing suicide.
    — Woodrow Wilson
    tags: men  suicide  murder 
    Never murder a man when he's busy committing suicide.
    — Woodrow Wilson
    tags: men  suicide  murder 
    An attitude can murder just as easily as an ax.
    — Woodrow M. Kroll
    tags: attitude  murder 
    Genes are not simple triggers. No one is hardwired to commit murder or any other crime. Our actions are always the result of stupendously complex gene-environment interactions, and environment is likely to remain the more important influence by far.
    — William Landay
    A man who murders another shortens by a few brief years the life of a human being; but he who votes to increase the burden of debts upon the people of the United States assumes a graver responsibility.
    — William Jennings Bryan
    A few months ago, and again this week, bin Laden publicly vowed to publicly wage a terrorist war against America, saying, and I quote, "We do not differentiate between those dressed in military uniforms and civilians. They're all targets." Their mission is murder, and their history is bloody.
    — William J. Clinton
    The calculated killing of a human being by the state involves, by its very nature, an absolute denial of the executed person's humanity. The most vile murder does not, in my view, release the state from constitutional restraint on the destruction of human dignity.
    — William J. Brennan
    Somebody's gotta stand up and say pubic hair is good, murder is bad. Sex is good, violence is bad.
    — William H. Macy
    tags: violence  murder  bad  sex 
    He'd been numb a long time, years. All his nights down Ninsei, his nights with Linda, numb in bed and numb at the cold sweating center of every drug deal. But now he'd found this warm thing, this chip of murder. Meat, some part of him said. It's the meat talking, ignore it.
    — William Gibson
    tags: time  murder  night  drugs  year 
    If we Americans are to survive it will have to be because we choose and elect and defend to be first of all Americans; to present to the world one homogeneous and unbroken front, whether of white Americans or black ones or purple or blue or green... If we in America have reached that point in our desperate culture when we must murder children, no matter for what reason or what color, we don't deserve to survive, and probably won't.
    — William Faulkner
    The weaker sex, to piety more prone, by rare examples, oft have been renown'd. When many murders were bewail'd by none, an isles whole men in blood by women drown'd.
    — William Alexander, 1st Earl of Stirling
    tags: men  women  murder  sex  blood  example 
    We had our breakfasts-whatever happens in a house, robbery or murder, it doesn't matter, you must have your breakfast.
    — Wilkie Collins
    tags: murder  breakfast 
    You have no sense of your true duty, which is to be a man and preserve humanity. You imitate wise men so badly and bandits so well. Your movies and radio programs are full of murder.
    — Wilhelm Reich
    tags: humanity  men  murder  true  movie  wise 
    I believe the common denominator of the Universe is not harmony, but chaos, hostility and murder.
    — Werner Herzog
    People think we had a love-hate relationship. Well, I did not love him, nor did I hate him. We had mutual respect for each other, even as we both planned each other's murder.
    — Werner Herzog
    The trees are in misery, and the birds are in misery. I don't think they sing. They just screech in pain. "Taking a close look at what's around us, there is some sort of harmony: it's the harmony of overwhelming and collective murder.
    — Werner Herzog
    tags: pain  murder  misery  harmony 
    We don't cut off the hands of thieves or castrate rapists. Why must we murder murderers?
    — Wendy Kaminer
    tags: murder 
    When humans act like animals, they become the most dangerous of animals to themselves and other humans, and this is because of another critical difference between humans and animals: Whereas animals are usually restrained by the limits of physical appetites, humans have mental appetites that can be far more gross and capacious than physical ones. Only humans squander and hoard, murder and pillage because of notions.
    — Wendell Berry
    Obviously, if Christianity is going to survive as more than a respecter and comforter of profitable inquiries, then Christians, regardless of their organizations, are going to have to interest themselves in economy-which is to say, in nature and in work. They are going to have to give workable answers to those who say we cannot live without this economy that is destroying us and our world, who see the murder of Creation as the only way of life.
    — Wendell Berry
    I had so many unsold murder pictures lying around my room...I felt as if I were renting out a wing of the City Morgue.
    — Weegee
    tags: murder  lying  wings 
    The same camera that photographs a murder scene can photograph a beautiful society affair at a big hotel.
    — Weegee
    Men commit murder and all sorts of mayhem, in a few years they're back on the streets. Highway robbery and white collar crime, and they laugh at the system they beat.
    — Waylon Jennings
    tags: crimes  men  murder  year 
    There's a tricky tone where you try to get some humor into a movie that's also a tough tale of murder and revenge. You have to ice skate rather carefully between the humor and the action tension part of the drama.
    — Walter Hill
    tags: humor  action  murder  revenge  drama  movie 
    If a young man at the age of twenty-three can write a symphony like that, in five years he will be ready to commit murder.
    — Walter Damrosch
    tags: men  young  age  murder  write  year 
    They all think any minute I'm going to commit suicide. What a joke. The truth of course is the exact opposite: suicide is the only thing that keeps me alive. Whenever everything else fails, all I have to do is consider suicide and in two seconds I'm as cheerful as a nitwit. But if I could not kill myself - ah then, I would. I can do without nembutal or murder mysteries but not without suicide.
    — Walker Percy
    tags: truth  suicide  mystery  murder  fail 
    It's frightening how easy it is to commit murder in America. Just a drink too much. I can see myself doing it. In England, one feels all the social restraints holding one back. But here, anything can happen.
    — W. H. Auden
    tags: murder  america  england 
    Murder is unique in that it abolishes the party it injures, so that society has to take the place of the victim and on his behalf demand atonement or grant forgiveness; it is the one crime in which society has a direct interest.
    — W. H. Auden
    tags: crimes  society  murder  victim 
    Murder is commoner among cooks than among members of any other profession.
    — W. H. Auden
    tags: murder  profession 
    The parlour cars and Pullmans are packed also with scented assassins, salad-eaters who murder on milk.
    — W. H. Auden
    tags: murder 
    I think the international community should unite to fight such inhuman phenomena as terror attacks and the murder of totally innocent people.
    — Vladimir Putin
    Perhaps lovers aren't supposed to look down at the ground. That kind of story is told in symbols-and earth represents reality, and reality represents frustrations, chance illnesses, death, murder, and all kinds of other tragedies. Lovers are meant to look up at the sky, for up there no beautiful illusions can be trampled upon.
    — Virginia C. Andrews
    George Bush is guilty of murder for the deaths of over 4000 young American soldiers who have died in the Iraqi war.
    — Vincent Bugliosi
    tags: death  young  murder  war  american 
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