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Joseph Addison , writer, d. Spoken to his stepson, the Earl of Warwick. As quoted in Conjectures on Original Composition: I have sent for you to see how a Christian can die. As quoted in A New Biographical Dictionary: Variations of Addison's last words compared and discussed. Turn thy hand, and carry me out of the host; for I am sore wounded Who: Ahab , seventh king of Israel The bastards tried to come over me last night. I guess they didn't know I was a Marine. Private First Class Edward H. During the Battle of Tulagi , Private Ahrens was mortally wounded while single-handedly fighting back a group of Japanese soldiers attempting to infiltrate Allied lines.
After his superior officer discovered Ahrens the next morning surrounded by dead Japanese troops, he whispered these words and died. The Lord is our God! The Lord is One! Rabbi Akiba ben Joseph Akiva Note: These words the Shema, from Deuteronomy 6: Akiva was being flayed by a Roman executioner for his continuing to teaching the Torah, despite the Roman prohibition on doing so Talmud Berachot 61b.
Akiva, it is customary for Jews to recite the Shema as their last words. Is it not meningitis? Louisa May Alcott , an American novelist and poet best known as the author of the novel Little Women. Alcott had been in ill health for many years and took a turn for the worse after she visited her father.
She did not have meningitis. She may have died of mercury poisoning, the after-effect of an earlier treatment for typhoid fever. As quoted in Louisa May Alcott: Spoken to his handler, Dr. Irene Pepperberg, when she put him in his cage for the night; he was found dead the next morning. This wasn't said due to Alex's knowledge of his impending death, but simply because that was what Alex said to Pepperberg every night before being locked in his cage.
In response to his generals asking the heirless Alexander which one of them would get control of the empire. When asked on his deathbed who was to succeed him, his voice may have been indistinct. Alexander may have said "Krateros" the name of one of his generals , but he was not around, and the others may have chosen to hear "Kratistos— the strongest". Dom vo dvortse, chtoby umeret Home to the palace to die… Who: Alexander II of Russia Note: His guards heard him utter this phrase when they found his maimed body under a seat from his carriage after he was attacked with bombs by anarchists in an assassination attempt.
He lost his left leg and was taken home where he died hours after his wound. Wait a minute… Who: Pope Alexander VI Note: His last words have also reported to have been: Va bene, va bene, arrivo. Okay, okay, I'll come. Just give it a moment. Chiudi la mia mano, cara amica, sto morendo. Clasp my hand, dear friend, I am dying. Vittorio Alfieri , was an Italian dramatist and poet, considered the "founder of Italian tragedy. Don't cry for me, Rahaman. I'm going to be with Allah. I made peace with God, I'm okay… Rahaman, how do I look?
Rahaman Ali, a former heavyweight boxer, was Muhammad Ali's younger brother. Gracie Allen , wife and comedy partner of George Burns. Larga vida a la gente! Sooner rather than later, the great avenues will open again and free men will walk through them to construct a better society. Long live the people!
Long live the workers! These are my last words, and I am certain that my sacrifice will not be in vain, I am certain that, at the very least, it will be a moral lesson that will punish felony, cowardice, and treason. Salvador Allende , was a Chilean physician and politician. Last speech given before he committed suicide before the military forces entered the La Moneda palace when the coup d'etat took place. Don't ask me how I am! I understand nothing more. I pray you to bear me witness that I meet my fate like a brave man. I did not do it on purpose. As she approached the guillotine, convicted of treason and about to be beheaded, she accidentally stepped on the foot of her executioner.
Emperor Antoninus Pius Note: When tribune of the night watch came to ask for the password. Well, gentlemen, you are about to see a baked Appel. George Appel , executed by electric chair in What is the time? Never mind, it's not important… Who: Don't disturb my circles! Don't disturb my equation. Archimedes , an Ancient Greek mathematician, physicist, engineer, inventor, and astronomer.
In response to a Roman soldier who was forcing him to report to the Roman general after the capture of Syracuse, while he was busy sitting on the ground proving geometry theorems. The soldier killed him, despite specific instructions not to, resulting in his execution. Laat het bekend zijn dat homoseksuelen geen lafaards zijn. Let it be known that homosexuals are not cowards. Willem Arondeus , Dutch artist and writer, member of the Anti-Nazi resistance.
He led a group in bombing the Amsterdam Public Records Office, destroying thousands of files to prevent the Nazis from identifying Jews. Within a week, Arondeus and the other members of the group were arrested. Twelve, including Arondeus, were executed by firing squad. Tali segreti sono stati rivelati a me che tutto quello che ho scritto ora appare come tanta paglia. Such secrets have been revealed to me that all I have written now appears as so much straw.
Thomas Aquinas , philosopher, theologian and jurist in the tradition of scholasticism. Let me die in the old uniform in which I fought my battles for freedom, May God forgive me for putting on another. Benedict Arnold , a general during the American Revolutionary War. He wanted to wear his old Continental Army uniform. I love you too, honey. Good luck with your show. Desi Arnaz , an American musician, actor, television producer, writer and director. He was speaking on the telephone to his former wife Lucille Ball, regarding her upcoming and ultimately final TV series, Life with Lucy.
I didn't want to leave this world without knowing who my descendant was; thank you, Michael. The ladies have to go first. I'll see you later. John Jacob Astor IV , an American businessman, real estate builder, investor, inventor, writer, lieutenant colonel in the Spanish—American War, and a prominent member of the Astor family. The accuracy of this report is disputed. Astor and his wife were traveling on the Titanic when it struck an iceberg and began to sink. As Astor prepared to enter a lifeboat with his wife, a group of female passengers appeared on deck.
He gave up his seat and spoke his final words to his wife; he was later found floating in the ocean, dead. Am I dying, or is this my birthday? Lady Nancy Astor , an American-born English socialite. In her final illness, she awoke on her deathbed to see her family at her bedside. What time is it? Before he fell into a coma on November 6th, he had asked his friends "What time is it? Nostri coniugii memor vive, ac vale. Live mindful of our marriage, and farewell. Emperor Augustus , founder of the Roman Empire and its first Emperor.
His last words in public as reported by Suetonius were the more famous "Behold, I found Rome of clay, and leave her to you of marble. Jane Austen , an English novelist known principally for her five major novels which interpret, critique and comment upon the life of the British landed gentry at the end of the 18th century. In response to her sister Cassandra who had asked her if she wanted something. As quoted in Last Words of Notable People: Brahms which discusses a letter from Cassandra to her niece Fannie Knight after the death of Jane Austen on July 18, I ask you all to forgive me.
I ask the people of Samford to forgive me. I ask my mother to forgive me. May you all live long and die happy. God save the King! God be with you all! Yes tell her I died happy with no fear. Austin made this statement before being hanged for rape and murder, the last two as he fell through the trap door. He was the last person in Queensland to be hanged. Wenn es einen Gott gibt, muss er um Verzeihung gebissen werden. My god, why have you forsaken me? To bend means to lie. If there is a god, he must ask me forgiveness. These words were found scribbled into a cell wall at the Mauthausen concentration camp, its author a Jewish prisoner.
Rew'za khwah'd amed keh men ra sh'nakheth aad an rewz men metweqf kh'wam sh'd keh ba tew bash'm Translation: Had you believed in Me, O wayward generation, every one of you would have followed the example of this youth, who stood in rank above most of you, and willingly would have sacrificed himself in My path. The day will come when you will have recognized Me; that day I shall have ceased to be with you. His final words were shouted at the spectating crowd during His execution by a firing squad. The words "this youth" refer to the young Mirza Muhammad-'Ali, who was being executed along with Him.
Don't cry for me, for I go where music is born. Johann Sebastian Bach , Baroque composer. Said to his wife on his deathbed. My name and memory I leave to man's charitable speeches, to foreign nations, and to the next age. Francis Bacon , Renaissance scientist. Oh God, here I go! Max Baer , American boxer. Spoken after a fatal heart attack. Lucille Ball , an American actress, comedian, model, film studio executive and producer.
Her response when asked if she wanted anything. Ball's last written words, to Carol Burnett along with her annual birthday gift to her, were Happy birthday, kid. Burnett received the message and gift the day after Ball had died. Oh, you young people act like old men. You have no fun. Josephine Baker , an American-born French dancer, jazz and pop music singer, and actress.
The famed starlet was reportedly attempting to seduce a man several decades younger than she was. She died of a stroke later that night. I'm in the hands of Jesus… Who: Tammy Faye Messner , an American Christian singer, evangelist, entrepreneur, author, talk show host, and television personality. Roe was with Tammy Faye at the moment of her death. Tallulah Bankhead , an American actress of the stage and screen, and a reputed libertine. Bill and I have working on Hanna-Barbera studios since many years ago.
That was very perfect at all. Joseph Barbera , American animator, director, producer, storyboard artist, and cartoon artist I would rather be a servant in the House of the Lord than to sit in the seats of the mighty. Barkley , former Vice President of the United States, who suffered a fatal heart attack. How were the receipts today at Madison Square Garden?
Barnum , circus entrepreneur. Barrie , author of works including Peter Pan. I want everybody to be happy. I know I'm happy. Spoken to her housekeeper before her passing. Die, I should say not, dear fellow. No Barrymore would allow such a conventional thing to happen to him. John Barrymore , an American actor on stage, screen and radio. Now I can cross the Shifting Sands. Frank Baum , author of The Wizard of Oz. Baum was referring to the Shifting Sands, the impassable desert surrounding the Land of Oz.
Are you guys ready? Todd Beamer , passenger on United Flight 93, September 11, The plane crashed near Shanksville, Pennsylvania. Rain had always been a harbinger of tragedy for me. George Beard, an American neurologist who popularized the term neurasthenia. His death occurred during a rainstorm. Bonaparte … the island of Elba … the King of Rome. I am thinking of earlier times. Ludwig Beck , German general, committing suicide after the failed attempt to kill Hitler, 20 July I am ready to die for my Lord, that in my blood the Church may obtain liberty and peace.
Thomas Becket , Archbishop of Canterbury, d. Now comes the mystery. Henry Ward Beecher , evangelist, d. Plaudite, amici, comedia finita est. Applaud, my friends, the comedy is finished. Ludwig van Beethoven , German composer. His final words are subject to historical debate, and vary with many biographies. Among those that have been reported to be his last words are: I shall hear in Heaven.
I feel as if up to now I had written no more than a few notes. There, do you hear the bell? Don't you hear it ringing? The curtain must drop. My curtain is falling. Another biographer has him saying nothing; simply shaking his fists defiantly at the heavens as a thunderstorm raged outside his window. Maybe they only had one rocket?
He was taking cover in a bunker after they were hit by a rocket. A second volley destroyed the bunker and Beeter was killed. He was delirious because of high fever and illness. Alexander Graham Bell , a Scottish-born scientist, inventor, engineer and innovator who is credited with patenting the first practical telephone.
While Alexander Graham Bell was dying, his deaf wife whispered to him, "Don't leave me. John Belushi , an American comedian, actor, and musician. How did the Mets do today? The Mets won that day. And where do you come from? Isaiah Berlin , a Latvian-British social and political theorist, philosopher and historian of ideas. To the nurse caring for him. The Isaiah Berlin Virtual Library. Count Folke Bernadotte of Wisborg , Swedish diplomat and nobleman. In response as he drove away after he inspected a bullet in his vehicle's wheel and a newspaper man shouted "Good luck!
This time it will serve me for the voyage from which there is no return, the voyage of eternity. Claude Bernard , a French physiologist. Spoken when he began to feel cold and a cover was placed on his feet. Never fear; if you will but have patience I don't doubt we shall get through; but take care how you ever get in such a scrape again.
Don't die like I did. Bestie, you've got to help me. They're having a fucking party in here. I heard them last night, Bestie. They were having drinks and there were girls. George Best, a Northern Irish professional footballer who played as a winger for Manchester United and the Northern Ireland national team.
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Best died as a result of a lung infection and multiple organ failure caused by years of alcoholism. The first line was published in News of the World with a picture of Best lying in his hospital bed, five days before his death. The second line, heard by his son Calum, came during after the beeping machines in his ward sent him hallucinating that he was at a club. Why is this happening? I just want to go home. Cassie Bernall , victim of the Columbine High School massacre.
According to Emily Wyant, a close friend of Cassie's, she was heard praying in these last words before Eric Harris yelled "Peek-a-boo! This account disproves the myth that Bernall said "yes" to Dylan Klebold before he shot her dead it was actually Valeen Schnurr who got terribly shot before being asked by Klebold if she believed in God and surviving the whole ordeal.
How slow my death agony is. Sarah Bernhardt , a French stage and early film actress. Ae rab, meri madad karen O Lord, help me… for I am innocent. Said shortly before his hanging. Give me coffee, I'm going to write. Olavo Bilac , Brazilian poet. When Billy saw sheriff Pat Garrett , he failed to reconize him due to the poor lighting. Garrett then shot him to death. I'm sorry from the bottom of my heart. I want to thank all of my family and friends for my prayers and who supported and believed in me.
My Father, I'm being paroled to heaven. I will now spend all my holidays with my Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Peace be with you all. Kenneth Biros , first person executed by a one-drug lethal injection in Ohio on December 8, Otto von Bismarck, German statesmen, and Chancellor of Germany. Scrawled on a piece of paper; there is debate as to whether Bismarck meant to convey that he was returning to the afterlife or was simply delirious or intoxicated.
Blanchard, a balloonist, said these words when her balloon crashed, killing her. D-Von, get the table! The line was spoken to his wife, Lauren Bacall, as she left his bedside to pick up her children. She returned to find Bogart in a coma, from which he never regained consciousness. How will I ever get out of this labyrinth?
Simon Bolivar , a Venezuelan military and political leader. Napoleon Bonaparte , French military leader and emperor who conquered much of Europe in the early 19th century. He died in exile in Saint Helena on 5 May And of Islam… Who: Mohamed Boudiaf , President of Algeria. In , he was conducting a televised speech in Arabic to an audience at a newly-opened cultural centre in Annaba, when his assassin struck.
Ah, that tastes nice. Johannes Brahms , a German composer and pianist. Spoken after he had a small glass of wine. How do you expect me to make a living? Mohamed Bouazizi , Tunisian street vendor.
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Bouazizi set himself on fire on 17 December , in response to the confiscation of his wares and the harassment and humiliation that he said was inflicted on him by a municipal official and her aides. This act of self-immolation became a catalyst for the Tunisian Revolution , and eventually the wider Arab Spring. Je vais ou je vas mourir, l'un et l'autre se dit ou se disent. I am about to — or I am going to — die: Dominique Bouhours , French grammarian.
I didn't murder the Hodges family. I've never murdered anybody. I'm going to my death with a clear conscience. I am going to my death having had a great life because of my two great sons, Mike and Doug. Spoken prior to his death in the state of Virginia's electric chair. Contrary to his claim, overwhelming evidence proved that he did indeed kill William Hodges, his wife Teresa and their two children Winter and Anah, ages 11 and 4.
I have no final statement. Lawrence Russell Brewer Note: Executed for the murder of James Byrd, Jr. Unknown British Sergeant Note: Reportedly said during the last stand of the 44th Regiment of Foot, in response to an offer of surrender, shortly before their massacre by Afghan fighters at the Battle of Gandamak. Sarah I miss and need you. Bobbi Kristina Brown , an American reality television and media personality, singer, and actress. Last known tweet to her friend Bess Beckmann before she went into a coma and died months later. I'm going away tonight. James Brown , American singer, songwriter, musician, and recording artist.
Charles Bobbit, Brown's longtime personal manager and friend. James Brown uttered his last words minutes before his death, and then he took three, long quiet breaths and closed his eyes. His very last words were: I, John Brown, am now quite certain that the crimes of this guilty land will never be purged away but with blood. I had, as I now think vainly, flattered myself that without very much bloodshed it might be done. John Brown , an American abolitionist. These words were not spoken, but written on a note and handed to a guard right before his execution.
His spoken last words are usually considered to be: This is a beautiful country. Whatever the result may be, I shall carry to my grave the consciousness that at least I meant well for my country. James Buchanan , 15th President of the United States. I'd like you to give my love to my family and friends. Ted Bundy , an American serial killer, kidnapper, rapist, and necrophile who assaulted and murdered numerous young women and girls. Those were Bundy's last words before being executed in the electric chair.
Burke replied to the captain of Pacific Southwest Airlines Flight , who inquired what "the problem" was after Burke fired a gun in the cabin of the plane. Burke shot the pilots and himself, deliberately crashing the flight. On that subject I am coy. Burr was an atheist. His last words were a response to the efforts of his friend, Reverend P. Van Pelt, to get Burr to state that there was a God. Back in no time. Burroughs , American novelist, short story writer, essayist, painter, and spoken word performer.
Spoken to a friend as he was being loaded into an ambulance after suffering a heart attack; he was comatose upon arrival at the hospital and never regained consciousness. The corruption of the state shall fall. Governor Taft, you will not be re-elected. The rest of you, you know where you can go. John William Byrd, Jr. Byrd told his family he loved them and that they should keep fighting the death penalty. Lord Byron , British poet. I went the distance. Steve Byrnes , an American television announcer and producer.
Final words sent from a tweet. Min qibal rabi alkaebati, laqad kunt najihatan. By the Lord of the Ka'bah, I have been successful. Ali ibn Abi Talib , cousin and son-in-law of the Islamic prophet Muhammad, ruling over the Islamic caliphate from to This was spoken after being hit on the head with a poisoned sword, while leading the Morning Prayer, by Ibn Maljam, a fundamentalist. C [ edit ] Acta est fabula, plaudite! The play is over, applaud! This is the phrase said at the end of Roman plays. You too, my child? Suetonius himself, however, actually discounts these claims, and asserts that Caesar said nothing as he died, apart from a groan.
His definite last words according to Suetonius were instead, Ista, quidem vis est! Why, this is violence! I can't see anything. I've got the bows up… I'm going! Donald Campbell , British speed record breaker who broke eight absolute world speed records. Final radio transmission from Bluebird K7 as she lifted from the surface of Conniston Water, flipped bow over stern and smashed to pieces on the lake surface in January Campbell was attempting to set a new world water speed record exceeding mph.
His first run was mph. The crash occurred on the return run.
Had he completed it, it would have been fast enough to set a record exceeding mph. This is not the end of me. Nose broken at last interrogation. My time is up. Was not a traitor. Did my duty as a German. If you survive, please tell my wife… Who: Wilhelm Canaris , member of the July 20 plot , his last note before execution to the man in the cell next to him. It's me, it's Buddy… I'm cold.
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Truman Capote , writer. Why is it, is it the strength of the seam, or the wealth of the seam, that you continue to send men into work in such a dangerous environment? Richard Carleton , reporter for National Nine News. During a media conference that was held at Beaconsfield, Tasmania on 7 May , Richard Carleton asked this question to Matthew Gill mine manager of the Beaconsfield mine , in light of the Beaconsfield mine collapse. When Gill declined to answer the question, Carleton walked away and suffered a heart attack; he was pronounced dead on the way to the hospital. So, this is death.
Thomas Carlyle , Scottish philosopher, satirical writer, essayist, historian and teacher. Andrew Carnegie , steel magnate and philanthropist. Spoken to his wife whom had bid him goodnight. What a beautiful place to die. John Carradine , an American actor, best known for his roles in horror films, Westerns and Shakespearean theatre.
He died from multiple organ failure at Fatebenefratelli Hospital in Milan, Italy at age Hours before he was stricken, he had climbed the steep steps of Milan's Gothic cathedral, the Duomo. Don't abandon my Indians! Kit Carson , American frontiersman. His final words have also been reported as " Adios, compadres. George Washington Carver , an American botanist and inventor. Ho vissuto come filosofo, e morto come cristiano. I have lived as a philosopher, and die as a Christian. Giacomo Casanova , an Italian adventurer and author from the Republic of Venice.
So much wasted time. We got a bad fire! Let's get out - we're burning up… Who: An Apollo 1 astronaut, probably Roger Chaffee. All three crew members perished in a launchpad fire, You see, this is how you die. Coco Chanel , French fashion designer of women's clothes and founder of the Chanel brand. Approaching dissolution brings relief. Neville Chamberlain , British prime minister.
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Graham Chapman , comedian of Monty Python fame. Spoken to his adopted son who had just arrived at the hospital. Tell [Carl] Mays I'm okay. Cleveland Indians' baseball player Ray Chapman. Chapman had been accidentally hit in the head by a pitch from Carl Mays, and died from complications of a skull fracture This was thirty-two years before batting helmets were first worn Pittsburgh Pirates, , and fifty years before Major League Baseball had made them mandatory To this day, Chapman is the only Major League Baseball player ever to die as a direct result of injuries sustained during a game.
I go from a corruptible to an incorruptible Crown, where no disturbance can be, no disturbance in the world. Charles I , King of England, on the executioner's block, 30 January You must pardon me, gentlemen, for being a most unconscionable time a-dying. Charles II , son of the above, After all, it belongs to him. Comedian Charlie Chaplin , d. Yo no quiero morir, por favor no me dejen morir. I don't want to die. Please don't let me die. Due to a severe respiratory infection, he was unable to speak for several days before his death.
According to Venezuelan general Jose Ornella, he mouthed these words before suffering a massive heart attack and dying. U menya ne bylo shampanskogo v techeniye dolgogo vremeni. I haven't had champagne for a long time. Anton Chekhov , playwright, His doctor had given him champagne after all other attempts to ease the symptoms of death from tuberculosis failed.
Take a step forward lads - it'll be easier that way. As this earth will suffocate me, I implore you to have my body opened so that I will not be buried alive. Play Mozart in memory of me—and I will hear you. Frederic Chopin , Polish composer and pianist. He had a neurotic fear of being buried alive. The first quote was written on a note some hours before his death. The second quote was spoken to his physician when asked if he was suffering greatly; he died about two hours later.
The third quote is what Chopin reportedly murmured on his death-bed The opera reader , Biancolli, , p. In keeping with Channel 40's policy of bringing you the latest in blood and guts and in living color, you are going to see another first — attempted suicide. Christine Chubbuck , year-old anchorwoman who, on July 15, , during technical difficulties during a broadcast on WXLT-TV in Sarasota, Florida , said these words on-air before producing a revolver and shooting herself in the head While she drew the gun on camera, the technicians quickly cut the video feed, but the gunshot could be clearly heard.
She was pronounced dead in hospital fourteen hours later. I'm so bored with it all. This was spoken before slipping into a coma and dying nine days later. Nihil propriis quid facis, latro, autem non tentant recte ut interficias me. There is nothing proper about what you are doing, soldier, but do try to kill me properly. Cicero , Roman statesman and orator. These words are directed at Herennius, his assassin by order of Marc Antony, triumvir and co-ruler of Rome.
Herennius was a centurion. So remember, just when you think all the sounds of dogs barking, people mowing their lawns and children screaming are driving you mad, they may just be keeping you sane! Dick Clark , American radio and television personality. From a blog post nine days before his death. While not his last spoken words Clark had difficulty speaking due to a stroke he experienced seven years prior , they were the last words he made to the public. Henry Clay , an American lawyer and planter, politician, and skilled orator.
Spoken to his son. Harrison appears to be J. So here it is! Historians dispute the cause of her death. Many believe it was not an asp that she used to commit suicide, but rather some makeshift poison.
A Life I have tried so hard to do right. Grover Cleveland , 22nd and 24th President of the United States, died Montgomery Clift , actor. I'm tired of being the funniest person in the room. Del Close , improviser, teacher and comedian, d. Kurt Cobain , an American musician who was best known as the lead singer, guitarist, and primary songwriter for Nirvana Note: Cobain was quoting Neil Young lyrics when he wrote this line in his suicide note. The full context of the note is available online. Il marche vers moi, sans se presser.
Since the day of my birth, my death began its walk. It is walking towards me, without hurrying. Jean Cocteau , French writer, designer, playwright, artist and filmmaker. I love you all. Natalie Cole , an American singer-songwriter, and actress. Spoken to her younger twin sisters. I love you and my head hurts. Gary Coleman , an American actor, voice artist, and comedian. Can you get a shot of this gun? On 20 June , Collinson was supervising the demolition of a bungalow that had been built by Albert Dryden without planning permission. After a BBC camera crew arrived, Dryden produced an unlicensed pistol, and Collinson invited the crew to focus on it.
Dryden was subsequently arrested after a stand-off and was found guilty by a jury of murder and three counts of attempted murder, being sentenced to life imprisonment with a tariff of 13 years. I curse you Corwin and all of Salem! Giles Corey , while being crushed during the Salem witch trials because he would not answer the court.
The first line was said while being crushed during the Salem Witch Trials for refusing to answer the court. After long hours of pain, Corey then uttered the second quote and died. Lady, you shot me! Sam Cooke , after being shot to death at the Hacienda Motel now the Star motel. Calvin Coolidge , 30th President of the United States, to a carpenter working on his home. Coolidge is also said to have been quoted near his death: My sentence is just: I deserve my fate. And may God have mercy on my soul. Chris Cornell , an American musician and lead singer of Soundgarden and Audioslave.
The first line was the last thing Cornell said to his fans after performing his last song with Soundgarden at a concert. Within 60 minutes later, he was on the phone with his wife, slurring his words and repeatedly saying the second line before hanging up.
Count of Nychlenborch , Frisian freedom fighter. After being stabbed in the chest near the heart-area by unknown assassins, the old count asked who did it; on which the assassin replied: Noel Coward , playwright. Died of natural causes. We're looking in… we're overlooking the Financial Center. Kevin Cosgrove , a victim of the September 11 terrorist attacks. He was connected to a dispatcher, and he said the above phrase when the South Tower collapsed after it'd been hit by one of the airplanes used in the attacks.
No, my pain is too much, Fazila. I can't make it, I'm in too much pain. Either one was spoken to her assistant, Fazila Aswat, after she tried to encourage Cox to stand after an attack. She later died of her injuries. It don't matter; I figure I licked the Rock anyway. Bernard Coy , convicted criminal, shot while trying to escape Alcatraz prison known as "The Rock" Dammit, don't you dare ask God to help me! This comment was directed towards her housekeeper who began to pray aloud. That was a great game of golf, fellers. Bing Crosby , American singer and actor. He was playing the whole 18 holes of golf, even when his doctor said to only do nine.
It is the flash of a firefly in the night. It is the breath of a buffalo in the wintertime. It is the little shadow which runs across the grass and loses itself in the sunset. Crowfoot , chief of the Siksika First Nation. British occultist, mystic, poet, mountain climber. This is open to debate, because some sources report Crowley dying alone, and others claim that he said Sometimes I hate myself.
Francis "Two Gun" Crowley , an American murderer and career criminal. That was the best ice-cream soda I ever tasted. Louis Francis Cristillo , an American actor and comedian. Published newspapers reporting his death have him asking the nurse to move him onto his side, and report last words as being "I think I'll be more comfortable. Spoken regarding a toy gun he was holding, in the toy section of a Wal-Mart in Beavercreek, Ohio. Je ne le veux pas.
I don't want it. Marie Curie , Polish and naturalized-French physicist and chemist. She had been offered an injection to ease her pain. Let's get these last few reds then head on back to camp. I killed the President because he was the enemy of the good people, the good working people. I am not sorry for my crime. He said the second line as he was being strapped on the electric chair. D [ edit ] You got me.
John Dillinger , infamous American bank robber. This may be an apocryphal quote. Dillinger died when a bullet passed through his brain, leaving him little opportunity for final speeches. You know, I'm not frightened. It's just that I'll miss you all so much Roald Dahl , Welsh novelist, short story writer, poet, screenwriter, and fighter pilot. First line said to his family. He then appeared to have lost consciousness, and the nurse decided to inject him with a lethal dose of morphine to ease his passing.
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After she did, Dahl said the second line right before dying. I don't care if I live or die. Go ahead and kill me. Jeffrey Dahmer , serial killer. According to fellow prisoner Christopher Scarver, who admitted to beating Dahmer to death with a "preacher bar" part of a weight machine , these were his last words.
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Das Schicksal der Familie Schadt bildet einen weiteren und dramatischeren Handlungsstrang neben dem der Familie Adlon. Eine Anzeige bei der Berliner Polizei bleibt ergebnislos. Sonja Schadt besucht Julian Zimmermann im Schutzhaftlager und teilt ihm mit, dass sie schwanger ist. Er will Deutschland verlassen. Bei der Entgegennahme eines falschen britischen Passes wird er von der Gestapo verhaftet.
Bei einem Saufgelage der russischen Soldaten wird er entdeckt und verfolgt. Das Hotel wird von den russischen Besatzern enteignet, und Sonja Schadt wird mit der kommissarischen Leitung betraut. Er ist ein Journalistenkollege Julian Zimmermanns, der in den er Jahren versucht, als Gigolo im Hotel Adlon angestellt zu werden, den Versuch aber von sich aus aufgibt. Zusammen mit Billy Wilder taucht auch Louis Adlon jun.
Mit ihm gibt es eine turbulente Szene aus den zwanziger Jahren, wo er an der Seite des Stummfilmstars Pola Negri im Adlon absteigt und in deren Dessous seinen Vater und dessen zweite Frau Hedda beschimpft und kompromittiert. Die Produktionskosten beliefen sich auf ca. Im Fernsehfilm gibt es Sprechrollen und es wirkten mehr als Komparsen mit.