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Death bed statements

 
 
Reply Mon 22 Dec, 2014 04:37 pm
Last Words, death bed statements . . .

Thomas Jefferson--still survives...
~~ John Adams, US President, d. July 4, 1826
(Actually, 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

"General, I fear the angels are waiting for you."
~~ Ethan Allen, American Revolutionary general, d. 1789

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

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

Josephine...
~~ Napoleon Bonaparte, French Emperor, May 5, 1821

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

Beautiful.
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

Et tu, Brute?
Assassinated.
~~ Gaius Julius Caesar, Roman Emperor, d. 44 BC

Don't let poor Nelly (his mistress, Nell Gwynne) starve.
~~ Charles II, King of England and Scotland, d. 1685

I'm bored with it all.
Before slipping into a coma.
~~ Winston Churchill, statesman, d. January 24, 1965

This time it will be a long one.
~~ Georges Clemenceau, French premier, d. 1929

That was the best ice-cream soda I ever tasted.
~~ Lou Costello, comedian, d. March 3, 1959

Goodnight my darlings, I'll see you tomorrow.
~~ Noel Coward, writer, d. 1973

Damn it . . . Don't you dare ask God to help me.
To her housekeeper, who had begun to pray aloud.
~~ Joan Crawford, actress, d. May 10, 1977

That was a great game of golf, fellers.
~~ Harry Lillis "Bing" Crosby, singer / actor, d. October 14, 1977

I am not the least afraid to die.
~~ Charles Darwin, d. April 19, 1882

I must go in, the fog is rising.
~~ Emily Dickinson, poet, d. 1886

Adieu, mes amis. Je vais la gloire.
(Farewell, my friends! I go to glory!)
~~ Isadora Duncan, dancer, d. 1927

It is very beautiful over there.
~~ Thomas Alva Edison, inventor, d. October 18, 1931

I've never felt better.
~~ Douglas Fairbanks, Sr., actor, d. December 12, 1939

I've had a hell of a lot of fun and I've enjoyed every minute of it.
~~ Errol Flynn, actor, d. October 14, 1959

A dying man can do nothing easy.
~~ Benjamin Franklin, statesman, d. April 17, 1790

Yes, it's tough, but not as tough as doing comedy.
When asked if he thought dying was tough.
~~ Edmund Gwenn, actor, d. September 6, 1959

Turn up the lights, I don't want to go home in the dark.
~~ O. Henry (William Sidney Porter), writer, d. June 4, 1910

I am about to take my last voyage, a great leap in the dark.
~~ Thomas Hobbes, writer, d. 1679

I see black light.
~~ Victor Hugo, writer, d. May 22, 1885

Oh, do not cry - be good children and we will all meet in heaven.
~~ Andrew Jackson, US President, d. 1845

Is it the Fourth?
~~ Thomas Jefferson, US President, d. July 4, 1826

Why not? Yeah.
~~ Timothy Leary, d. May 31, 1996

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

Too late for fruit, too soon for flowers.
~~ Walter De La Mare, writer, d. 1956

Let's cool it brothers . . .
Spoken to his assassins, 3 men who shot him 16 times.
~~ Malcolm X, Black leader, d. 1966

Nothing matters. Nothing matters.
~~ Louis B. Mayer, film producer, d. October 29, 1957

It's all been very interesting.
~~ Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, writer, d. 1762

I knew it. I knew it. Born in a hotel room - and God damn it - died in a hotel room.
~~ Eugene O'Neill, writer, d. November 27, 1953

Get my swan costume ready.
~~ Anna Pavlova, ballerina, d. 1931

I love you Sarah. For all eternity, I love you.
Spoken to his wife.
~~ James K. Polk, US President, d. 1849

Here am I, dying of a hundred good symptoms.
~~ Alexander Pope, writer, d. May 30, 1744

I have a terrific headache.
He died of a cerebral hemorrhage.
~~ Franklin Delano Roosevelt, US President, d. 1945

Put out the light.
~~ Theodore Roosevelt, US President, d. 1919

I've had eighteen straight whiskies, I think that's the record . . .
~~ Dylan Thomas, poet, d. 1953

God bless... God damn.
~~ James Thurber, humorist, d. 1961

Don't worry chief, it will be alright.
~~ Rudolph Valentino, actor, d. August 23, 1926

Don't let it end like this. Tell them I said something.
~~ Pancho Villa, Mexican revolutionary, d. 1923

I die hard but am not afraid to go.
~~ George Washington, US President, d. December 14, 1799

Go away. I'm all right.
~~ H. G. Wells, novelist, d. 1946

Either that wallpaper goes, or I do.
~~ Oscar Wilde, writer, d. November 30, 1900

I am ready.
~~ Woodrow Wilson, US President, d. 1924

Curtain! Fast music! Light! Ready for the last finale! Great! The show looks good, the show looks good!
~~ Florenz Ziegfeld, showman, d. July 22, 1932
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contrex
 
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Reply Mon 22 Dec, 2014 04:47 pm
How about my uncle Jack's last words: "Don't you tell me how to change a fuse!"
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PUNKEY
 
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Reply Mon 22 Dec, 2014 05:03 pm
My friend's mother: "I'm scared, but curious as hell."
giujohn
 
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Reply Mon 22 Dec, 2014 07:38 pm
Gary Gilmore: "Lets do it." (Asked if he had anything to say as he was about to be executed by firing squad, which he had demanded, with no appeal, for committing murder in Utah)
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izzythepush
 
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Reply Tue 23 Dec, 2014 10:40 am
"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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contrex
 
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Reply Tue 23 Dec, 2014 11:11 am
I don't know if anyone realised, but my one above about my "uncle jack" was a joke.
tsarstepan
 
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Reply Tue 23 Dec, 2014 01:14 pm
@contrex,
contrex wrote:

I don't know if anyone realised, but my one above about my "uncle jack" was a joke.

Quelle domage! Sad



Wink
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Rickoshay75
 
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Reply Tue 23 Dec, 2014 01:18 pm
@PUNKEY,
PUNKEY wrote:

My friend's mother: "I'm scared, but curious as hell."



Curious as Hell - bad choice of words
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