Death bed staments, but none about afterlife

Reply Fri 14 Jun, 2013 01:31 pm
Last Words of famous people

Thomas Jefferson--still survives...
~~ John Adams, US President, d. July 4, 1826
(Jefferson had died earlier that same day.)

This is the last of earth! I am content.
~~ John Quincy Adams, US President, d. February 21, 1848

Waiting are they? Waiting are they? Well--let 'em wait.
In response to an attending doctor who attempted to comfort him by saying, "General, I fear the angels are waiting for you."
~~ Ethan Allen, American Revolutionary general, d. 1789

Nothing, but death.
When asked by her sister, Cassandra, if there was anything she wanted.
~~ Jane Austen, writer, d. July 18, 1817

Codeine . . . bourbon.
~~ Tallulah Bankhead, actress, d. December 12, 1968

How were the receipts today at Madison Square Garden?
~~ P. T. Barnum, entrepreneur, d. 1891

I can't sleep.
~~ James M. Barrie, author, d. 1937

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

Now comes the mystery.
~~ Henry Ward Beecher, evangelist, d. March 8, 1887

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

I am about to -- or I am going to -- die: either expression is correct.
~~ Dominique Bouhours, French grammarian, d. 1702

Ah, that tastes nice. Thank you.
~~ Johannes Brahms, composer, d. April 3, 1897

Oh, I am not going to die, am I? He will not separate us, we have been so happy.
Spoken to her husband of 9 months, Rev. Arthur Nicholls.
~~ Charlotte Bronte, writer, d. March 31, 1855

In reply to her husband who had asked how she felt.
~~ Elizabeth Barrett Browning, writer, d. June 28, 1861

Now I shall go to sleep. Goodnight.
~~ Lord George Byron, writer, d. 1824

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Reply Fri 14 Jun, 2013 03:05 pm
Oh WOW, OH WOW---Steve Jobs (sometime last year)
Reply Sat 15 Jun, 2013 11:32 am
Oh WOW, OH WOW---Steve Jobs (sometime last year) >>

I would expect a dying man to think about what is going to happen next, not engage in side issues that have nothing to do with it, or maybe the shock of realization dulls their senses, who knows. When My first wive died of cancer, her last thought was about how sorry she was to leave us.
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Reply Sat 15 Jun, 2013 11:52 am
Well General John Sedgwick was standing and not on his death bed when he stated the following just before having his head blown off by a sniper but it still is interesting statement in my opinion if slightly off tropic.

Last words......."They couldn't hit an elephant at this dist..."

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Reply Sat 15 Jun, 2013 02:06 pm
"Channel 5 is all ****, isn't it? Christ, the crap they put on there. It's a waste of space" Adam Faith
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Finn dAbuzz
Reply Sat 15 Jun, 2013 02:23 pm
Damn, this is funny. Doc Holiday
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Reply Sat 15 Jun, 2013 02:24 pm
"Hey watch this..." Random Jackass
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Finn dAbuzz
Reply Sat 15 Jun, 2013 02:26 pm
"But I'm afraid". My grandmother, age 99
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Finn dAbuzz
Reply Sat 15 Jun, 2013 02:30 pm
Beecher's would seem to relate to what comes next, but since one is alive when one utters last words, they can only be speculative about the afterlife. Sorry, but no clues are available from the living and the dead can't talk.
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