Each victim of suicide gives his act a personal stamp which expresses his temperament, the special conditions in which he is involved, and which, consequently, cannot be explained by the social and general causes of the phenomenon.
Quote by Emile Durkheim
Emile Durkheim Quotes
Man could not live if he were entirely impervious to sadness. Many sorrows can be...
Sadness does not inhere in things; it does not reach us from the world and...
Reality seems valueless by comparison with the dreams of fevered imaginations; reality is therefore abandoned.
It is too great comfort which turns a man against himself. Life is most readily...