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