Famous Last Words page 2
Friends applaud, the comedy is over.Last words of Ludwig von Beethoven (the comedy wasn't his life, he was refering to the ministrations of a priest, who his family insisted on letting in to perform the last rites for Beethoven, who was an atheist)
Drink to me.Last words of Pablo Picasso
I am about to -- or I am going to -- die; either expression is used.Last words of Dominique Bouhours,French grammarian
And now, I am dying beyond my means.Oscar Wilde, sipping champagne on his deathbed
More light!Last words of Goethe
Show my head to the people, it is worth seeing.Georges Danton, to his executioner
What is the answer?...
...In that case, what is the question?Last words of Gertrude Stein
God will pardon me. It is his trade.Last words of Heinrich Heine
They couldn't hit an elephant at this dist...General Sedgewick, killed at the Spotsylvania battle 1864, imprudently looking over the parapet at the enemy lines
And now I am officially dead.American politician, removed the oxygine-tube from his mouth.
Don't worry! It's not loaded.Terry Kath, rockmusician, played russian roulette.
To many buttons to button and unbutton!The last words of an illustruos unknown
"Waiting are they? Well let'em wait!"
When told by his doctors the angels were waiting for him.General Mad Anthony Wayne
Either this wallpaper goes, or I do!Oscar Wilde on his deathbed
Where did all these damn indians come from?General Custer :)
We are born crying, live complaining, and die disappointed.The Optimist
For everything to be consummated, for me to feel less alone, I had only to wish that there be a large crowd of spectators the day of my execution and that they greet me with cries of hate.Monsieur Meursault in "The Stranger"
Such is life.Ned Kelly
I know you are here to kill me. Shoot, coward, you are only going to kill a man.Che Guevara, facing his assassin
"Your time will come to follow me Jew"
Adolf Eichmann just before his execution. Said to Rafi Eitan the Mossad agent who captured him and brought him to Israel for trial."Gideon's Spies" by Gordon Thomas
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