Famous Last Words
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."