Att låta människor dö

Marcel Proust, i The Guermantes Way:

At Balbec, once, when a widow who had jumped into the sea had been rescued against her will, my grandmother had told me … that she could think of nothing so cruel as to tear a poor wretch from the death that she had deliberately sought and restore her to her living martyrdom.

Se även det tidigare inlägget ”Ska suicid hindras?”.