Knowing the last words that someone spoke can sometimes throw light on their character or on the circumstances in which they died. You can't help but feel that some of the last words of the famous people on this list encapsulate their personas.


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#2 Jimi Hendrix Wrote This In A Poem Found Next To Him On His Deathbed. This Was The Final Sentence In The Poem

Jimi Hendrix Wrote This In A Poem Found Next To Him On His Deathbed. This Was The Final Sentence In The Poem

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CupcakeQueen 1 year ago

Don't really understand this, but kinda cool for somebody's last words!

#3 Bob Marley

Bob Marley

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YashodaJordan 2 years ago

Hè got that right

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#4 Leonardo Da Vinci

Leonardo Da Vinci

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Kokujô-KingHamza 2 years ago

Epicness Overload !!

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#5 Frida Kahlo

Frida Kahlo

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Jhoa 5 months ago

I think she was in great pain during her life (car crash wen she was young?). Explains her choice of words

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#6 Ludwig Van Beethoven

Ludwig Van Beethoven

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ViolaLoderer 2 years ago

according to wikipedia that's not even remotely true. He supposedly said something like "too bad, too bad, it's too late" - cause he couldnt drink the last wine delivery anymore.

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#8 Leonard Nimoy's Final Public Words, Sent In The Form Of A Tweet

Leonard Nimoy's Final Public Words, Sent In The Form Of A Tweet

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RJazz909 2 years ago

*Cry* "Live long and prosper, Mr. Spock." *Bawls eyes out*

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#10 Jack Daniel

Jack Daniel

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SusannaVesna 2 years ago

No surprises there! Thank you for what you have created!

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#11 T.S. Eliot Was Only Able To Whisper One Word As He Died: “Valerie,” The Name Of His Wife

T.S. Eliot Was Only Able To Whisper One Word As He Died: “Valerie,” The Name Of His Wife

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Baked_Potato 2 years ago

I got tears in my eyes as I read this. Valerie. Heart wrenching.

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#12 Alfred Hitchcock

Alfred Hitchcock

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iamme 2 years ago

epic

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#14 Salvador Dali

Salvador Dali

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MilicaSvetlinka 1 year ago

i hope someone got him his clock

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#16 George Harrison

George Harrison

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AnnRos'a 2 years ago

3 great words from a great man.

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#17 Thomas Hobbes

Thomas Hobbes

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CupcakeQueen 1 year ago

He took death lightly...

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#18 Mozart

Mozart

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MelodyLanzatella 2 years ago

THAT is incredible!

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#19 Ernest Hemingway Said This To His Wife Before Committing Suicide

Ernest Hemingway Said This To His Wife Before Committing Suicide

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MilicaSvetlinka 1 year ago

those who commit suicide are both very brave and cowards....can you imagine being so afraid of life and what it brings,but being brave enough to pain your body for you to travell to unknown...suicide is a paradox

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#22 Olavo Bilac

Olavo Bilac

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CupcakeQueen 1 year ago

How did he die? Apparently he didn't know he was dying!

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