The Last Words Spoken By Famous People (106 Pics)
The grisly thought about a deathbed might be quite unnerving for anyone, but not for these famous people. 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 quotes by famous people on this list encapsulate their personas. From the ever level-headed Winston Churchill, who declared in his final moments that he's 'so bored with it all' to the last wish from John Belushi to not be left alone. These famous last words can sometimes be ironically funny, and other times - eloquent and truly deep.
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Todd Beamer Was A Passenger On United Flight 93, September 11, 2001. These Are His Last Recorded Words At The End Of A Cell Phone Call Before Beamer And Others Attempted To Storm The Airliner's Cockpit To Retake It From Hijackers. The Plane Crashed Near Shanksville, Pennsylvania
This should definitely be #1. True definition of a hero.
Jimi Hendrix Wrote This In A Poem Found Next To Him On His Deathbed. This Was The Final Sentence In The Poem
Don't really understand this, but kinda cool for somebody's last words!
Leonardo Da Vinci
Charlie Chaplin Said This After A Priest Reading Him His Last Rites Said "May The Lord Have Mercy On Your Soul"
Leonard Nimoy's Final Public Words, Sent In The Form Of A Tweet
Karl Marx's Response When Asked By His Housekeeper What His Last Words Were
T.S. Eliot Was Only Able To Whisper One Word As He Died: “Valerie,” The Name Of His Wife
I got tears in my eyes as I read this. Valerie. Heart wrenching.
Joe Dimaggio Talking About His Former Wife, Marilyn Monroe
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Died At Age 71 In His Garden. He Turned To His Wife And Said, “You Are Wonderful,” Then Clutched His Chest And Died
Ernest Hemingway Said This To His Wife Before Committing Suicide
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
R. D. Laing Suffered A Fatal Heart Attack In Public, And As People Gathered Around The Spot, Someone Said "Get A Doctor"
John Jacob Astor IV And His Wife Were Travelling On The Titanic When It Struck An Iceberg And Began To Sink. Astor Gave Up His Seat Next To His Wife To Some Female Passengers And Spoke His Final Words To His Wife; He Was Later Found Floating In The Ocean, Dead
Kurt Cobain Quoted Neil Young Lyrics When He Wrote This Line In His Suicide Note
Edgar Allan Poe
He really missed an opportunity to say, " Lord help my Poe soul."
Well, at least one of his predictions was correct.
Marie Antoinette Said This As She Approached The Guillotine, Convicted Of Treason And About To Be Beheaded
Because she stepped on the executioner's foot, not because she believed herself guilty of real wrong doing.
Oh sh**ing hell, crying in the office again. Thanks a lot.
Winston Churchill Said This Before Slipping Into A Coma And Dying Nine Days Later
I heard that he said, "I am now ready to meet my maker, whether or not my maker is prepared to meet me is another story."
Elvis Presley Was On The Way To The Bathroom When His Fiancée Told Him: "Don't Fall Asleep In There"
He was talking to Miss Smith who put the last needle in his arm and then left. He was alone. :(
Captain Edward Smith Was Heard Saying This Before Returning To The Bridge Of The Titanic Alone. The Ship Took Took Its Final Plunge Moments Later
A paparazzi said he heard her say "Oh my God, it hurts". That sounds right.
His comment when he saw the afterlife had to be stable.. It only used Linux..
Carmen Ellis Said This To Jose Cruz, Her Mother's Boyfriend Who Was Sentenced To 75 Years In Prison For Killing Her
Poor girl... She was only 3... She didn't deserve such a cruel stepfather, and he certainly never deserved the honour of being called "papa" by her :(
Actually in her book LAUREN BACALL BY MYSELF, his widow said his last words were "Goodbye kid."
Virginia Woolf's Last Sentence In Her Suicide Note To Her Husband
Marvin Gaye Said This Moments Before Being Fatally Shot By His Father, Marvin Gaye, Sr
John Carradine Died From Multiple Organ Failure At Fatebenefratelli Hospital In Milan, Italy At Age 82. Hours Before He Died, He Climbed The 328 Steep Steps Of Milan's Gothic Cathedral, The Duomo
Benjamin Franklin Was Laying On His Deathbed WHen His Daughter Suggested That If He Lay On His Side, He Could Breathe Easier
Joan Crawford Said This To Her Housekeeper When She Began To Pray Aloud
I cant believe she said that God have mercy now she died there is no second chance only God knows
Sam Cooke Said This After Being Shot At The Hacienda Motel
Michael Landon's Family Gathered Around His Bed, And His Son Said It Was Time To Move On. Landon Said, “You’re Right. It’s Time. I Love You All”
Jessica Dubroff, A Seven-year-old Pilot, Said This To Her Mother By Telephone As The Engines Revved
Why the fuck would anyone get an idea to have a child fly a plane?! What drugs were they taking?!!!
a loan hero who overcame an entire empire. RIP you hero and genius.
Chris Farley Said This To A Prostitute As She Left His Hotel Room Following A Weekend-long Drug And Sex Binge. When She Turned Around, He Had Collapsed
How do you know when you are dying? What would that feel like? My mother knew...she had been sedated for five days with no fluid or food....she opened her eyes and turned to look at each of us standing around her bed. Then closed her eyes and never drew another breath. How did she know? What did she feel?
Aaron Burr Was An Atheist. His Last Words Were A Response To The Efforts Of His Friend, Reverend P.j. Van Pelt, To Get Burr To State That There Was A God
Dimebag Darrell Said This While Playing With Damageplan At A Club Minutes Before He Was Shot And Killed Onstage
As a Pantera fan hardcore ...Van Halen was a cue to play as hard as they could and leave it all out on the stage....that was all. Seriously RIP Dime and Vinny Paul 😭