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With daggers, bodkins, bullets, man can make a bruise or break of exit for his life, but is that

a quietus, 0 tell me, is it quietus?
Surely not so! For how could murder even self murder, ever a quietus make? D.H. Lawrence

‘ It's. nobody asked the foetus.' Nigel Cameron . ‘Poor foetus. the life wants to be taken. So you can't say.It's a lot more difficult because with euthanasia. 'Poor old guy. somebody asked him and he said. please do it.

so I shall choose my death when I am about to depart from life.Just as I shall select my ship when I am about to go on a voyage. or my house when I propose to take a residence. Lucius Annaeus Seneca .

Pamela Bone .I'm not afraid of being dead. I'm just afraid of what you might have to go through to get there.

as far as it is possible.Any individual should have the right to choose.” Sir Terry Pratchett . I think it's time we learned to be as good at dying as we are at living. the time and the conditions of their death.

nor will I advise such a plan. The Hippocratic Oath .I will not give a lethal drug to anyone if I am asked.

It seems extraordinary to me that as a nation we operate on a moral double standard. we allow the law to insist that we do nothing. Jasper Conran . If however our nearest and dearest are terminally ill and writhing in agony. If our pets are hopelessly ill we have them put down to save them from pain and we call that humane.

Sir Patrick Stewart . but at the end of a life we should have legal control over how we leave it.We have no control over how we arrive in the world.

Rabbi Charles Middleburgh . is an essential human freedom.I believe that the exercise of free will concerning the end of life. I believe that while religious dogma may dictate or limit the choice of believers it should not be imposed on others. and the timing of the end of life.

The issue is not really of death but of how you live out that last chapter. those last sentences. Ian McEwan . To do it calmly with all the people around you that have mattered and you love. in familiar surroundings should be a wonderful thing. Not to be writhing on a hospital bed or sitting glumly several hundred miles away from home.

Dame Ruth Silver . when a sense of powerlessness adds a bigger burden than ever before.The existence of options is nowhere more necessary than when we move towards the end of our lives.