2 August 2017 - FAMOUS LAST WORDS


G'day folks,

Welcome to some more famous last words.

13. Lady Nancy Astor

“Am I dying or is this my birthday?”

14. Edmund Gwenn – Actor

“Yes, it’s tough, but not as tough as doing comedy.”

15. Leonardo da Vinci – Artist

“I have offended God and mankind because my work didn’t reach the quality it should have.”

 16. Oscar Wilde – Writer

“Either that wallpaper goes, or I do.”

17. Pancho Villa – Mexican revolutionary

“Don’t let it end like this. Tell them I said something.”

18. O. Henry (William Sidney Porter) – Writer

“Turn up the lights, I don’t want to go home in the dark.”

19. General John Sedgewick – Union Commander

“They couldn’t hit an elephant at this dist…”

 20. Henry Ward Beecher –  Evangelist

“Now comes the mystery!”

21. Kit Carson – Pioneer

“I just wish I had time for one more bowl of chili.”

22. Douglas Fairbanks, Sr. – Actor

“I’ve never felt better.”

23. Ludwig van Beethoven – Composer

“Friends applaud, the comedy is over.”

 24. Ethel Barrymore – Actress

“Is everybody happy? I want everybody to be happy. I know I’m happy.”

25. Thomas Alva Edison – American inventor & businessman

“It is very beautiful over there.”

 26. Edgar Allen Poe – Writer

“Lord help my poor soul.”

27. Theodore Roosevelt – US President

“Put out the light.”

28. George Bernard Shaw – Playwright

“Sister, you’re trying to keep me alive as an old curiosity, but I’m done, I’m finished, I’m going to die.”

29. Benjamin Franklin –  Statesman

“A dying man can do nothing easy.”

30. Emily Dickinson – Poet

“I must go in, the fog is rising.”

 31. John Quincy Adams – US President

“This is the last of earth, I am content.”

32. Stonewall Jackson – General

“Let us cross over the river and sit in the shade of the trees.”

33. Andrew Jackson – US President

“Oh, do not cry – be good children and we will all meet in heaven.”

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