~~ Ethel Barrymore, actress, d. June 18, 1959
Die? I should say not, dear fellow. No Barrymore would allow such a conventional thing to happen to him.
~~ John Barrymore, actor, d. May 29, 1942
Friends applaud, the comedy is finished.
~~ Ludwig van Beethoven, composer, d. March 26, 1827
I should never have switched from Scotch to Martinis.
~~ Humphrey Bogart, actor, d. January 14, 1957
~~ Napoleon Bonaparte, French Emperor, May 5, 1821
Ah, that tastes nice. Thank you.
~~ Johannes Brahms, composer, d. April 3, 1897
Now I shall go to sleep. Goodnight.
~~ Lord George Byron, writer, d. 1824
"To the strongest!"
Alexander the Great
"Pardonnez moi monsieur,je ne l'ai pas fait expres"
"mè mou tous kuklous taratte "(Μη μου τους κύκλους τάραττε)
"I'm going away tonight.... "
Et tu, Brute?
~~ Gaius Julius Caesar, Roman Emperor, d. 44 BC
I am still alive!
Stabbed to death by his own guards - (as reported by Roman historian Tacitus)
~~ Gaius Caligula, Roman Emperor, d.41 AD
I am dying. I haven't drunk champagne for a long time.
~~ Anton Pavlovich Chekhov, writer, d. July 1, 1904
All my possessions for a moment of time.
~~ Elizabeth I, Queen of England, d. 1603
I know you have come to kill me. Shoot coward, you are only going to kill a man.
Facing his assassin, Mario Teran, a Bolivian soldier.
~~ Ernesto "Che" Guevara, d. October 9, 1967
All is lost. Monks, monks, monks!
~~ Henry VIII, King of England, d. 1547
I see black light.
~~ Victor Hugo, writer, d. May 22, 1885
Father, into thy hands I commend my spirit.
From Luke 23:46
~~ Jesus Christ
A King should die standing.
~~ Louis XVIII, King of France, d. 1824
Why do you weep. Did you think I was immortal?
~~ Louis XIV, King of France, d. 1715
I am a Queen, but I have not the power to move my arms.
~~ Louise, Queen of Prussia, d. 1820
Either that wallpaper goes, or I do.
~~ Oscar Wilde, writer, d. November 30, 1900
I have offended God and mankind because my work did not reach the quality it should have.
~~ Leonardo da Vinci, artist, d. 1519
I die hard but am not afraid to go.
~~ George Washington, US President, d. December 14, 1799
Woe is me. Me thinks I'm turning into a god.
~~ Vespasian, Roman Emperor, d. 79 AD
Let's cool it brothers . . .
Spoken to his assassins, 3 men who shot him 16 times.
~~ Malcolm X, Black leader, d. 1966
"Money can't buy life."
Bob Marley to his son Ziggy
"I have lived as a philosopher, and die as a Christian. "
"So here it is!"
"I don't have the passion anymore, and so remember, it's better to burn out than to fade away. Peace, Love, Empathy. Kurt Cobain. "
Kurt Cobain (in his suicide note)
"Where is my clock? "
"That guy's got to stop... He'll see us. "
Words said before dying in a car accident
"On the ground! "
He suffered a stroke on a walk near his home, and asked to be laid down on the ground.
"How the devil do you think this could harm me?"
Denis Diderot, French encyclopedist, upon being warned by his wife not to eat too much.
"Das ist absurd! Das ist absurd! "
"I hope the exit is joyful and hope never to return. "
"Say good-bye to Pat, say good-bye to Jack and say good-bye to yourself, because you're a nice guy. "
"The taste of death is upon my lips...I feel something, that is not of this earth. "
"I have not told half of what I saw."
Marco Polo, Venetian traveller and writer
"I hope I haven't bored you."
"I'm losing. "
Frank Sinatra (May 14, 1998)
"Leave me alone - I'm fine. "
...what would you like to say?