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- A -
Thomas Jefferson still survives.
John Adams

This is the last of earth! I am content.
John Quincy Adams

See in what peace a Christian can die.
Joseph Addison

Is it not meningitis?
Louisa May Alcott

Waiting are they? Waiting are they? Well - let 'em wait.
Ethan Allen

Farewell, my children, forever. I go to your Father. Monsieur, I beg your pardon.
Marie Antoinette

Well, gentlemen, you are about to see a baked Appel.
George Appel

Am I dying or is this my birthday?
Nancy Astor

Nothing, but death.
Jane Austen

- B -
Tallulah Bankhead

How were the receipts today at Madison Square Garden?
P. T. Barnum

I can't sleep.
J. M. Barrie

Is everybody happy? I want everybody to be happy. I know I'm happy.
Ethel Barrymore

Die? I should say not, dear fellow. No Barrymore would allow such a conventional thing to happen to him.
John Barrymore

I am ready to die for my Lord, that in my blood the Church may obtain liberty and peace.
Thomas Becket

You are going to hurt me, please don't hurt me, just one more moment, I beg you!
Jeanne Becu

Now comes the mystery.
Henry Ward Beecher

Friends applaud, the comedy is finished.
Ludwig van Beethoven

I should never have switched from Scotch to Martinis.
Humphrey Bogart

Napoléon Bonaparte

I am about to - or I am going to - die: either expression is correct.
Dominique Bouhours

Ah, that tastes nice. Thank you.
Johannes Brahms

Oh, I am not going to die, am I? He will not separate us, we have been so happy.
Charlotte Brontë

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Now I shall go to sleep. Goodnight.
George Byron

- C -
Et tu, Brute?
And you, Brutus?
Julius Caesar

I am still alive!

You can get more with a kind word and a gun than you can get with a kind word alone.
Al Capone

Don't let poor Nelly starve.
Charles II

Ay Jesus.
Charles V

I am dying. I haven't drunk champagne for a long time.
Anton Chekhov

Take a step forward, lads. It will be easier that way.
Erskine Childers

The earth is suffocating ... Swear to make them cut me open, so that I won't be buried alive.
Frédéric Chopin

I'm bored with it all.
Winston Churchill

This time it will be a long one.
Georges Clemenceau

I have tried so hard to do the right.
Grover Cleveland

Thank you for the change in my life you have given me, the love and closeness of my family and my beautiful daughter. Thank you for using me...
John Cockrum

That was the best ice-cream soda I ever tasted.
Lou Costello

Goodnight my darlings, I'll see you tomorrow.
Noël Coward

Damn it ... Don't you dare ask God to help me.
Joan Crawford

That was a great game of golf, fellers.
Bing Crosby

You sons of bitches. Give my love to Mother.
Francis Crowley

- D -
I am not the least afraid to die.
Charles Darwin

Too late for fruit, too soon for flowers.
Walter de la Mare

That guy's got to stop ... he'll see us.
James Dean

They butchered me back there, I was in a lot of pain. They cut me in the groin; they cut me in the leg. I was bleeding profusely. This is not an execution, it is murder.
Bennie Demps

I must go in, the fog is rising.
Emily Dickinson

I finally get to see Marilyn.
Referring to ex-wife Marilyn Monroe.
Joe DiMaggio

I'm going home, babe.
James Allen Red Dog

Remember, the death penalty is murder.
Robert Drew

Do you hear the rain? Do you hear the rain?
Jessica Dubroff

Adieu, mes amis! Je vais la gloire!
Farewell, my friends! I go to glory!
Isadora Duncan

- E -
KHAQQ calling Itasca. We must be on you, but cannot see you. Gas is running low.
Last radio communique before her disappearance.
Amelia Earhart

Please know that I am quite aware of the hazards. Women must try to do things as men have tried. When they fail, their failure must be but a challenge to others.
Last letter to her husband before her last flight.
Amelia Earhart

It is very beautiful over there.
Thomas Edison

No, I shall not give in. I shall go on. I shall work to the end.
Edward VII

All my possessions for a moment of time.
Elizabeth I

Hurrah for anarchy! This is the happiest moment of my life.
George Engel

- F -
I've never felt better
Douglas Fairbanks Sr.

I'd hate to die twice. It's so boring.
Richard Feynman

I love you.
Sean Flannagan

I've had a hell of a lot of fun and I've enjoyed every minute of it.
Errol Flynn

A dying man can do nothing easy.
Benjamin Franklin

How about this for a headline for tomorrow's paper? French fries.
James French

- G -
I don't mind if my life goes in the service of the nation. If I die today every drop of my blood will invigorate the nation.
Indira Gandhi

I'd like to thank my family for loving me and taking care of me. And the rest of the world can kiss my everloving ass, because I'm innocent.
Johnny Garrett

Mother, I'm going to get my things and get out of this house. Father hates me and I'm never coming back.
Marvin Gaye

Let's do it!
Gary Gilmore

I'd rather be fishing.
Jimmy Glass

Come my little one, and give me your hand.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Good people are always so sure they're right.
Barbara Graham

I did not get my Spaghetti-O's, I got spaghetti. I want the press to know this.
Thomas J. Grasso

Let's do it, man. Lock and load. Ain't life a [mother fucker]?
G. W. Green

I know you have come to kill me. Shoot coward, you are only going to kill a man.
Che Guevara

- H -
I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country.
Nathan Hale

It is the duty of every good officer to obey any orders given him by his commander-in-chief.
Nathan Hale

You can be a king or a street sweeper, but everyone dances with the Grim Reaper.
Robert Alton Harris

God will pardon me, that's his line of work.
Heinrich Heine

Turn up the lights, I don't want to go home in the dark.
O. Henry

All is lost. Monks, monks, monks!
Henry VIII

I am innocent, innocent, innocent. Make no mistake about this. I owe society nothing. I am an innocent man and something very wrong is taking place tonight.
Lionel Herrera

I am about to take my last voyage, a great leap in the dark.
Thomas Hobbes

I see black light.
Victor Hugo

I bear witness that there is no god but God and I testify that Mohammed is the Messenger of God. I bear witness that there is no god but God and I testify that Mohammed...
Saddam Hussein is suddenly interrupted without finishing his prayer with the opening of the trap door.
Saddam Hussein

- I -

- J -
Oh, do not cry - be good children and we will all meet in heaven.
Andrew Jackson

Let us cross over the river and sit in the shade of the trees.
Stonewall Jackson

Is it the Fourth?
Thomas Jefferson

Oh wow. Oh wow. Oh wow.
Last words on October 5, 2011 as reported by his sister Mona Simpson in her eulogy.
Steve Jobs

Does nobody understand?
James Joyce

I don't hold no grudges. This is my doing. I'm sorry it happened.
Steven Judy

- K -
I hope the exit is joyful and hope never to return.
Frida Kahlo

Such is life.
Ned Kelly

If someone is going to kill me, they will kill me.
Arriving in Dallas in 1963.
John F. Kennedy

Is everyone else all right?
Whispered to his wife.
Robert F. Kennedy

Make sure you play Take My Hand, Precious Lord. Play it real pretty.
Disagreement over the exact wording of this comment to musician Ben Branch.
Martin Luther King Jr.

- L -
I love you, mom.
Clarence Lackey

Why not? Yeah.
Timothy Leary

Now I have finished with all earthly business, and high time too. Yes, yes, my dear child, now comes death.
Franz Lehár

Yes, I am.
While sitting in a police car on the way to a hospital, after officers asked him if he were John Lennon.
John Lennon

I have offended God and mankind because my work did not reach the quality it should have.
Leonardo da Vinci

They won't think anything about it.
After Mary Todd Lincoln asked him what the patrons of Ford's Theater might think of two old people holding hands.
Abraham Lincoln

Why do you weep. Did you think I was immortal?
Louis XIV

I die innocent of all the crimes laid to my charge; I Pardon those who have occasioned my death; and I pray to God that the blood you are going to shed may never be visited on France.
Louis XVI

A King should die standing.

I am a Queen, but I have not the power to move my arms.

- M -
My dear Melinee, my beloved little orphan, In a few hours I will no longer be of this world. We are going to be executed today at 3:00. This is happening to me like an accident in my life; I don't believe it, but I nevertheless know that I will never see you again.
Missak Manouchian

Money can't buy life.
Bob Marley

Go on, get out - last words are for fools who haven't said enough.
Karl Marx

I forgive everybody. I pray that everybody may also forgive me, and my blood which is about to be shed will bring peace to Mexico. Long live Mexico! Long Live Independence!

Nothing matters. Nothing matters.
Louis B. Mayer

I'm in the hands of Jesus.
Tammy Faye Messner

Say good-bye to Pat, say good-bye to Jack and say good-bye to yourself, because you're a nice guy.
Marilyn Monroe

It's all been very interesting.
Mary Wortley Montagu

Shoot straight you bastards and don't make a mess of it!
Breaker Morant

Today is a good day to die. I forgive all of you. I hope God does too.
Mario Benjamin Murphy

Shoot me in the chest!
Benito Mussolini

- N -

- O -
I knew it. I knew it. Born in a hotel room - and God damn it - died in a hotel room.
Eugene O'Neill

- P -
Hurry it up you Hoosier bastard! I could hang a dozen men while you're screwing around.
Carl Panzram

Good-bye ... why am I hemorrhaging?
Boris Pasternak

John Paul II

Get my swan costume ready.
Anna Pavlova

I am curious to see what happens in the next world to one who dies unshriven.
Pietro Perugino

Drink to me!
Possible last words A.
Pablo Picasso

Drink to me. Drink to my health. You know I can't drink any more.
Possible last words B.
Pablo Picasso

Lord help my poor soul.
Edgar Allan Poe

I love you Sarah. For all eternity, I love you.
James K. Polk

Here am I, dying of a hundred good symptoms.
Alexander Pope

I hope I haven't bored you.
Possible last words A. Ending his last press conference.
Elvis Presley

Okay, I won't.
Possible last words B. Last words spoken to Ginger Alden (his fiancee), who told him on the way to the bathroom not to fall asleep in there.
Elvis Presley

- Q -

- R -
I owe much; I have nothing; the rest I leave to the poor.
Francois Rabelais

So the heart be right, it is no matter which way the head lieth.
Walter Raleigh

I have a terrific headache.
Franklin D. Roosevelt

Put out the light.
Theodore Roosevelt

What's happening?
Tim Russert

I'm going over the valley.
Babe Ruth

- S -
They couldn't hit an elephant at this dist....
John Sedgwick

Sister, you're trying to keep me alive as an old curiosity, but I'm done, I'm finished, I'm going to die.
George Bernard Shaw

I'm losing.
Possible last words A.
Frank Sinatra

I'm losing it.
Possible last words B. According to his daughter.
Frank Sinatra

Well, the Lord is going to get another one.
John Eldon Smith

My God. What's happened?
Diana Spencer

Capital punishment: them without the capital get the punishment.
John Spenkelink

- T -
Jesus, I love you. Jesus, I love you.
Mother Teresa

John Thanos

I've had eighteen straight whiskies, I think that's the record...
Dylan Thomas

Henry David Thoreau

God bless... God damn.
James Thurber

I feel here that this time they have succeeded.
Leon Trotsky

I am going to be face to face with Jesus now.... I love you all very much. I will see you all when you get there.... I will wait for you.
Karla Faye Tucker

- U -

- V -
Don't worry chief, it will be alright.
Rudolph Valentino

Woe is me. Me thinks I'm turning into a god.

Don't let it end like this. Tell them I said something.
Pancho Villa

- W -
I am just going. Have me decently buried; and don't let my body be put into the vault in less than three days after I am dead. Do you understand?
Possible last words A.
George Washington

It is well, I die hard, but I am not afraid to go.
Possible last words B.
George Washington

'Tis well, 'Tis well.
Possible last words C.
George Washington

Go away. I'm all right.
H. G. Wells

Leave me alone. I'm fine.
Barry White

My wallpaper and I are fighting a duel to the death. One or the other of us has to go.
Oscar Wilde

I feel certain that I'm going mad again. I feel we can't go thru another of those terrible times. And I shan't recover this time. I begin to hear voices.
Virginia Woolf

- X -
Brothers, brothers, please! This is a house of peace.
Possible last words A.
Malcolm X

Let's cool it brothers...
Possible last words B.
Malcolm X

Now, now, brothers, break it up, be cool, be calm.
Possible last words C.
Malcolm X

- Y -

- Z -