Famous Last Words
People say funny things just before they croak.
There are a total of 164 quotes in this category.
I want to die peacefully in my sleep like my grandfather. Not screaming in terror like his passengers.Jim Harkins
Inscription on a tombstone:
"I TOLD YOU I WAS SICK"Seen in Ashland, New Hampshire
Whenever I start getting sad about where I am in my life, I think about the last words of my favorite uncle: "A truck!""Deep Thoughts"
And now, in keeping with Channel 40's policy of always bringing you the latest in blood and guts, in living color, you're about to see another first -- an attempted suicide.Christine Chubbock, who shotherself during a broadcast
I think you're right, Wyatt. I can't see a god damn thing.Morgan Earp, american police, finally accepting his brothers refusal to believe in life after death
What we know is not much. What we don't know is enormous.Pierre Simon de Laplace, french astronomer
Oh Lord, forgive the misprints!Andrew Bradford, american book-publisher
I wonder why he shot me?Huey P. Long,governor in Louisiana, was murdered.
Give back everything to....Peter the Great, Tsar of Russia
Shoot Walter! Shoot like it was the devil.Wilhelm II, King of England, to his hunting-partner who missed the deer.
Why not, why not, why not."
"Why not?" and "Yeah.The last words of Timothy Leary
Let me think... I wonder if an anvil will drop like an apple?Said to be the last words of Sir Isaac Newton
Goodbye. I am leaving because I am bored.Last words of George Saunders
I drank what?Said to be the last words of Socrates
Crito, I owe a cock to Asclepius; will you remember to pay the debt?(The real) last words of Socrates
Don't disarrange my circles!Last words of Archimedes [sp?]
Why yes -- a bulletproof vest.James Rodges, murderer, on his final request before the firing squad
Go away... I'm alright.Last words of H. G. Wells
...the fog is rising.Last words of Emily Dickinson
Now comes the mystery.Last words of Henry Ward Beecher