Friday, June 09, 2006

Famous Last Words

It is quite interesting to find out the last words of famous people .

Addison, Joseph (1672-1719)
"See in what peace a Christian can die."

Aretino, Pietro (1492-1556)
"Now I'm oiled. Keep me from the rats."

Bankhead, Tallulah (1902-1968)
"codeine . . . bourbon"

Eisenhower, Dwight D. (1890-1969)
"I've always loved my wife, my children, and my grandchildren, and I've always loved my country. I want to go. God, take me"

Poe, Edgar Allan (1809-1849)
"Lord help my poor soul."

Tolstoy, Leo (Nikolaevich), Count (1828-1910)
"Even in the valley of the shadow of death, two and two do not make six."

Grant, Ulysses S. (1822-1885)

al-Zarqawi, Abu Musab (1966-2006)
(Last words were mumbled so there is some dispute as to what he actually said.)

"Give my Disney World tickets to Harry Reid."

"Tell Harry Reid that I love him."
"Remember to count my six votes for Harry Reid."

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