Famous last words

Nothing, but death.

When asked by her sister, Cassandra, if there was anything she wanted.

~~ Jane Austen, writer, d. July 18, 1817

Now comes the mystery.

~~ Henry Ward Beecher, evangelist, d. March 8, 1887


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


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

I am still alive!

Stabbed to death by his own guards - (as reported by Roman historian Tacitus)

~~ Gaius Caligula, Roman Emperor, d.41 AD

My God. What's happened?

~~ Diana (Spencer), Princess of Wales, d. August 31, 1997

It is very beautiful over there.

~~ Thomas Alva Edison, inventor, d. October 18, 1931

All my possessions for a moment of time.

~~ Elizabeth I, Queen of England, d. 1603

All is lost. Monks, monks, monks!

~~ Henry VIII, King of England, d. 1547

They couldn't hit an elephant at this dist. . . .

Killed in battle during US Civil War.

~~ General John Sedgwick, Union Commander, d. 1864

I have offended God and mankind because my work did not reach the quality it should have.

~~ Leonardo da Vinci, artist, d. 1519

Either that wallpaper goes, or I do.

~~ Oscar Wilde, writer, d. November 30, 1900