Top 40 Terminal Quotes

Here we have the best Terminal Quotes from famous authors such as Nelson Mandela, Jack Kevorkian, Diablo Cody, Helen Hayes, Dennis Potter. Find the perfect quotation from our collection.

Even if you have a terminal disease, you don't have to
Even if you have a terminal disease, you don’t have to sit down and mope. Enjoy life and challenge the illness that you have.

We are all terminal.

There’s probably no experience more alienating than fame, other than a terminal illness, where you actually find yourself in a situation that nobody around you can relate to.

The truth is that there is only one terminal dignity – love. And the story of a love is not important – what is important is that one is capable of love. It is perhaps the only glimpse we are permitted of eternity.

Helen Hayes
I did not fully understand the dread term ‘terminal illness’ until I saw Heathrow for myself.

Dennis Potter
I know people who have had near-death experiences or who have experienced terminal illness and come through the other side.

While this has been a private part of my family‘s life, it is now clear a media story will soon emerge. My father tragically ended his life while battling terminal cancer in 1979.

Depression can seem worse than terminal cancer, because most cancer patients feel loved and they have hope and self-esteem.

I am convinced that we are in a terminal process.

E P Thompson
Mostly I use the O2 as an X terminal, however, running my apps on Linux and displaying remotely.

Jamie Zawinski
We all have somebody in our lives, that however closely related or not, is affected by terminal illness and these amazing nurses, who often work through the night with people, not only suffering from a terminal illness but their families, they’re just extraordinary people.

Whatever I might have imagined a terminal diagnosis would do to my spirit, it summoned quite the opposite – the greatest appreciation for life itself. So I will never give up, and I will never give in.

I’m not even sure where home is. Probably Terminal 5. There is a strange sense of calm about arriving back at Heathrow.

I don’t mean to get dark again, but my grandfather has been battling terminal illness. And you know, he never complains. And he has a lot of reasons to complain, but he never complains. And he lost his son a long time ago, when I was a young boy – my uncle. And he never complained.

Connecting with the kids is a great joy for me. I love meeting them backstage or at a signing event. I am overwhelmed when I meet kids who struggle with terminal illnesses.

I met my future husband Andy fighting for trans equality, and we fell in love. A couple of months after we started dating, Andy was diagnosed with cancer, and despite getting a clean bill of health several months later, eventually his cancer came back, and it was terminal.

In this possibly terminal phase of human existence, democracy and freedom are more than just ideals to be valued – they may be essential to survival.

I tell my kids and I tell proteges, always have humility when you create and grace when you succeed, because it’s not about you. You are a terminal for a higher power. As soon as you accept that, you can do it forever.

You know when you take a manager‘s job it could be terminal. I was making sure there was enough in the bank to cover that, making sure myself and my family would be all right when I took the plunge.

All individuals in all cultures use the same thirty basic moral categories, concepts, or principles, and all individuals in all cultures go through the same order or sequence of gross stage development, though they vary in rate and terminal point of development.

Write as if you were dying. At the same time, assume you write for an audience consisting solely of terminal patients. That is, after all, the case. What would you begin writing if you knew you would die soon? What could you say to a dying person that would not enrage by its triviality?

Life is a terminal condition. Were all going to die. Cancer patients just have more information, but we all, in some ways, wait for permission to live.

There is nothing more painful than watching a child with a terminal disease.

Mine‘s called leptomeningeal carcinomatosis. It’s incurable. It’s terminal. And it’s in a tiny space – a huge area all around the brain and up and down the spine. But it’s small area where the spinal fluid is. It’s microscopic. You can’t see it. It isn’t lumps that they can say, ‘Oh we can zap that.’

We’re all terminal; none of us are getting out of this alive.

You can, I think, have a quiet and steady protagonist and not run the risk of terminal dullness as long as exciting things happen to them and around them, and crime is the ideal genre for making this come about.

Liz Williams
Yeah, my parents really valued education; they were both educators. But it was definitely true that I grew up in an area where a lot people didn’t go to college. A lot of people did two years, a kind of terminal two years at community college.

Katie Porter
PTSD has a terminal side to it that calls for more urgency.

Romeo Dallaire
Usually, the news out of Florida makes me feel like being black in Florida can be a terminal condition.

You can find me sleeping on the floor at Terminal B at the Atlanta airport any time.

I think those who have a terminal illness and are in great pain should have the right to choose to end their own life, and those that help them should be free from prosecution.

Saying that you spend Christmas alone is, to most middle-class Americans, akin to confessing a terminal illness.

Going abroad to study as a teenager, and joining the United Nations at 22, confirmed my ease with the world of the frequent flyer. I saw the average airport terminal as a familiar haven, like a friend‘s sitting room. But 9/11 changed all that.

And so the idea was, well maybe you can take an Atari video game machine, where people plug in a game cartridge, and plug in a modem, and tie that into a telephone, and essentially turn that game in the machine into an interactive terminal.

I traveled to many countries when I played. But wherever I went, it was a journey between an airport, a hotel, a stadium and a railway station or a bus terminal and I didn’t have a chance to experience these places properly.

Most theatre is still really bad. It has to appeal to people who do jobs and have lives. Theatre about theatre is the most awful, terminal nonsense.

We have recently moved into an era when… everybody can share an inconceivably enormous amount of information just by stroking a few keys on a terminal.

Thomas Pynchon
Actually, I have my own charity that I started that helps supplement families with terminal children.

All sins tend to be addictive, and the terminal point of addiction is damnation.

Sometime in the future, I am a hundred percent certain scientists will sit down at a computer terminal, design what they want the organism to do, and build it.