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Famous Last Words

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  1. "Get my swan costume ready." - ballerina, d. 1931

    Anna Pavlova

  2. "I should never have switched from Scotch to Martinis." - actor, d. January 14, 1957

    Humphrey Bogart

  3. "God bless... God damn." - humorist, d. 1961

    James Thurber

  4. "Friends applaud, the comedy is finished." - composer, d. March 26, 1827

    Ludwig van Beethoven

  5. "Either that wallpaper goes, or I do." - writer, d. November 30, 1900

    Oscar Wilde

  6. "I've had eighteen straight whiskies, I think that's the record..." - poet, d. 1953

    Dylan Thomas

  7. "I am not the least afraid to die." - biologist, d. April 19, 1882

    Charles Darwin

  8. "Why do you weep. Did you think I was immortal?" - King of France, d. 1715

    Louis XIV

  9. "Go on, get out - last words are for fools who haven't said enough." - revolutionary, d. 1883

    Karl Marx

  10. "So the heart be right, it is no matter which way the head lieth." (Executed by beheading.) - d. October 29, 1618

    Sir Walter Raleigh

  11. "Pardonnez-moi, monsieur." (Spoken to the executioner, after she stepped on his foot.) - Queen of France, d. October 16, 1793

    Marie Antoinette

  12. "Don't let it end like this. Tell them I said something." - Mexican revolutionary, d. 1923

    Pancho Villa

  13. "Oh, I am not going to die, am I? He will not separate us, we have been so happy." - writer, d. March 31, 1855

    Charlotte Brontë

  14. "I'd hate to die twice. It's so boring." - physicist, d. 1988

    Richard Feynman

  15. "I knew it. I knew it. Born in a hotel room - and God damn it - died in a hotel room." - writer, d. November 27, 1953

    Eugene O'Neill

  16. "Is it the Fourth?" - US statesman, d. July 4, 1826

    Thomas Jefferson