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  • I have always felt that violence was the last refuge of the incompetent, and empty threats the last sanctuary of the terminally inept.
    (Neil Gaiman, "Neverwhere")
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  • Is there a price that is too expensive for open heart surgery, because that is what we've got here We've got a terminally ill patient presented in the emergency room with life-threatening injuries.
    (William Rochelle)
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  • There is this argument that to me is rabidly fascist, which is that one's worth is in some way or perhaps completely determined by one's functionality, ... In other words, you cease to have moral worth or your moral worth is somehow lessened when you become disabled, demented, incompetent or terminally ill.
    (Carlos Gomez)
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  • This sponsorship allows us some friendly competition, which is always fun. We are especially grateful to Checkers for their donation to the Victory Junction Gang, our camp for terminally ill children. We look forward to racing the Checkers Gator car at Miami.
    (Kyle Petty)
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  • Those of us who care about the last days of terminally ill people know that we have to focus instead on making advance directives more effective. We need to strengthen advance directive laws, to ensure that health care providers check to see if a patient has a directive before instituting medical interventions. If a patient has directed that no life-sustaining treatment be provided, this wish must be respected.
    (Kathryn Tucker)
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  • That is a small number, compared to concerns expressed that the law might be abused or people might feel pressured to use it. It confirms that the law gives the terminally ill some control and say in their final days whether they want to have physician help in hastening death.
    (Mary Williams)
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  • By more than two to one Americans do not consider what Kevorkian did, injecting a terminally ill patient with legal drugs at the patient's request, to be the same as murder. You may want to note that laws are not supposed to be enforced on the basis of public opinion polls.
    (Dan Rather)
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  • Junior is a man who works full time as a volunteer for the community, ... He is kind, compassionate, and always willing to help others in a time of need. With his Hospice duties, he is helping the terminally ill and their families at the most difficult time of their lives.
    (George Ferguson)
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  • In essence, the D.C. District Court of Appeals said the rights of terminally ill cancer patients must be protected and not dismissed lightly -- and we completely agree.
    (Laurie Fenton)
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  • I request this release to be as soon as possible as my father is terminally ill and I wish to visit him one last time,
    (Edmond Pope)
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  • This is really a tremendous ruling on the part the Supreme Court upholding the rights of terminally ill patients to control their end of life care.
    (Robert Kenneth)
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  • Medical parole has traditionally been used only sparingly across the country, despite the savings it could provide for prisons and despite the senselessness of keeping terminally ill men and women behind razor wire.
    (Ryan King)
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