"Am I a criminal? The world knows I'm not a criminal. What are they trying to put me in jail for? You've lost common sense in this society because of religious fanaticism and dogma."
"You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty."Jack Kevorkian on Mahatma Gandhi
"An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life."Jack Kevorkian on Robert A. Heinlein
"It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society."Jack Kevorkian on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both."Jack Kevorkian on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"There is more to life than increasing its speed."Jack Kevorkian on Mahatma Gandhi
"I gambled and I lost. I failed in securing my options for this choice for myself, but I succeeded in verifying the Dark Age is still with us."
"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."
"The Supreme Court of the United States... has validated the Nazi method of execution in... concentration camps, starving them to death."
"I will admit, like Socrates and Aristotle and Plato and some other philosophers, that there are instances where the death penalty would seem appropriate."
"Not one has shown an iota of fear of death. They want to end this agony."