64+ Best Suicidal Thoughts Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Suicidal ideation (or suicidal thoughts) is thinking about, considering, or planning suicide. It is not a diagnosis for the DSM-5, but is rather a symptom of many mental disorders. Inspirational suicidal thoughts quotes will encourage growth in life, make you wiser and broaden your perspective.

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Famous Suicidal Thoughts Quotes

Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved. Helen Keller

Hope is a necessity for normal life and the major weapon against the suicide impulse. Karl A. Menninger

Don’t forget who you are and where you came from. Don’t get too emotional over little things. Don’t. Quit until you win the grand prize. Robert Randle

The bravest thing I ever did was continuing my life when I wanted to die. Juliette Lewis

Soak up the views. Take in the bad weather and the good weather. You are not the storm. Matt Haig

Suicide is a permanent solution to a temporary problem. Phil Donahue

You can either be crushed by a horrific event and lose your sanity, your family and your life. Or, you can take this pain that was thrust upon you, to propel into greatness. You can make it through this. I know it’s hard. Marie White

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On average, since the urge to kill myself isn’t so strong that I actually kill myself, the world is worth living in. Tao Lin

You can do things today that shape your unknown future. Make every day the time when you turn what you don’t know into what would like to happen. Michael Nulty

To anyone out there who’s hurting — it’s not a sign of weakness to ask for help. It’s a sign of strength. Barack Obama

Suicide doesn’t end the chances of life getting worse, it eliminates the possibility of it ever getting any better. Unknown

We cannot tear out a single page of our life, but we can throw the whole book in the fire. George Sand

The epic story of tomorrow can’t be written if it ends today. Unknown 

Never never never give up. Winston Churchill

Suicide doesn’t solve your problems. It only makes them infinitely, un-countably worse. Sinead O’Connor

Never, never, never give up. Winston Churchill

But in the end one needs more courage to live than to kill himself. Albert Camus

Suicide is not an answer, it’s destruction. Al Green

All things are difficult before they are easy. Thomas Fuller

When you feel like giving up, just remember the reason why you held on for so long. Hayley Williams

Suicide. A sideways word, a word that people whisper and mutter and cough: a word that must be squeezed out behind cupped palms or murmured behind closed doors. It was only in dreams that I heard the word shouted, screamed. Lauren Oliver

The key to getting beyond your struggles is making choices that invite new possibilities—new ways of thinking, feeling, behaving, and living your life for the better. Michael Nulty

If you’re looking for a sign not to kill yourself, this is it. Unknown

When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hang on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn. Harriet Beecher Stowe

To write poetry and to commit suicide, apparently so contradictory, had really been the same, attempts at escape. John Fowles

The great thing about suicide is that it’s not one of those things you have to do now or you lose your chance. I mean, you can always do it later. Harvey Fierstein

Think of all the beauty that’s still left in and around you and be happy! Anne Frank

When people kill themselves, they think they’re ending the pain, but all they’re doing is passing it on to those they leave behind. Jeannette Walls

The person who completes suicide, dies once. Those left behind die a thousand deaths, trying to relive those terrible moments and understand… why? Clark

Profound Suicidal Thoughts Quotes

That’s the thing about suicide. Try as you might to remember how a person lived his life, you always end up thinking about how he ended it. Anderson Cooper

When you don’t have the strength to take another step, ask those you love to pull you. Unknown

Anyone desperate enough for suicide should be desperate enough to go to creative extremes to solve problems: elope at midnight, stow away on the boat to New Zealand and start over, do what they always wanted to do but were afraid to try. Richard Bach

Never let a stumble in the road be the end of the journey. Unknown

Nothing in my life has ever made me want to commit suicide more than people’s reaction to my trying to commit suicide. Emilie Autumn

Suicide is a serious thing. And if you know anyone who is suicidal, you need to get them help. No one should be in pain. Everyone should love themselves. Gerard Way

Killing myself was a matter of such indifference to me that I felt like waiting for a moment when it would make some difference. Fyodor Dostoyevsky

If you want to show me that you really love me, don’t say that you would die for me, instead stay alive for me. Unknown

No one ever committed suicide while reading a good book, but many have tried while trying to write one. Robert Byrne

Sometimes even to live is an act of courage. Seneca

In most cases, suicide is a solitary event and yet it has often far-reaching repercussions for many others. It is rather like throwing a stone into a pond; the ripples spread and spread. Alison Wertheimer

The most beautiful rocks are those that have weathered the storm. Unknown

There are far, far better things ahead than anything we leave behind. C. S. Lewis

Place your hand over your heart, can you feel it? That is called purpose. You’re alive for a reason so don’t ever give up. Unknown

It is always consoling to think of suicide: in that way one gets through many a bad night. Friedrich Nietzsche

Don’t give up. You’ve still got a couple of people to prove wrong. Unknown

To run away from trouble is a form of cowardice and, while it is true that the suicide braves death, he does it not for some noble object but to escape some ill. Aristotle

There is hope, even when your brain tells you there isn’t. John Green

The longer we dwell on our misfortunes, the greater is their power to harm us. Voltaire

If you’re going through hell, keep going. Winston Churchill

If someone listens, or stretches out a hand, or whispers a word of encouragement, or attempts to understand a lonely person, extraordinary things begin to happen. Loretta Girzartis

When the weight of the world is holding you down, remember the courage to keep fighting is what got you this far. Unknown

When you feel like giving up, just remember the reason why you held on for so long. Unknown

Believe in yourself and all that you are. Know that there is something inside you that is greater than any obstacle. Christian D. Larson

They can’t rescue you if they don’t know you need it. Ask for help to fight another day. Unknown

This life. This night. Your story. Your pain. Your hope. It matters. All of it matters. Jamie Tworkowski

Death is easy. To live is the most painful thing I could imagine and I’m weak and no longer willing to fight. Hannah Wright

The real reason for not committing suicide is because you always know how swell life gets again after the hell is over. Ernest Hemingway

It isn’t weak to ask for help. It’s like using a flashlight when you’re lost in the dark. Unknown

Sometimes the best thing you can do is not thinking, not wondering, not imagining, not obsessing and just breathing. Have faith that everything will work out for the best. Unknown

Perhaps the saddest irony of depression is that suicide happens when the patient gets a little better and can again function sufficiently. Dick Cavett

Courage does not always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, ‘I will try again tomorrow.’ Maru Anne Radmacher

One of the secrets of life is to make stepping stones out of stumbling blocks. Jack Penn

Every flower must grow through dirt. Unknown

The pain passes, but the beauty remains. Pierre August Renoir