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Famous Last Words: Surprising Final Words From 35 Celebrities

The list below is a selection of 35 different final words from famous people, and the parting phrases range from profound/prolific, to simple/shocking.

As the saying goes, “he who laughs last, lasts longest”- and perhaps this is the case for the legacy of these legends.

Surprising Final Words From 35 Celebrities

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1) “I’m going to the bathroom to read.” – Elvis Presley

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2) “I’m losing it.” – Frank Sinatra

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3) “I have offended God and mankind because my work did not reach the quality it should have.” – Leonardo da Vinci

 

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4) “Oh wow. Oh wow. Oh wow.” – Steve Jobs

 

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5) “At fifty, everyone has the face he deserves.” – George Orwell (died at age 46).

 

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6) “I’ll sleep well tonight.” – Henry Ford

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7) “I should never have switched from Scotch to martinis.” – Humphrey Bogart

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8) “Leave me alone. I’m fine.” – Barry White

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9) “One never knows the ending. One has to die to know exactly what happens after death, although Catholics have their hopes.” – Alfred Hitchcock

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10) “It’s very beautiful over there.” – Thomas Edison

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11) “I’ll finally get to see Marilyn.” – Joe DiMaggio

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12) “Don’t be in such a hurry.” – Billie Holiday

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13) “Tomorrow, at sunrise, I shall no longer be here.” – Nostradamus

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14) “My Florida water.” – Lucille Ball (when asked if she needed anything.)

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15) “A party! Let’s have a party.” – Margaret Sanger

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16) “More milk.” – Michael Jackson (referencing the nickname he’d given to the anesthetic propofol, on which he overdosed).

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17) “I’m bored with it all.” – Winston Churchill

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18) “I want nothing but death.” – Jane Austen

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19) “Pardonnez-moi, monsieur.” – Marie Antoinette (She stepped on her executioner’s foot on her way to the guillotine).

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20) “Money can’t buy life.” – Bob Marley

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21) “Where is my clock?” – Salvador Dalí

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22) “Surprise me.” – Bob Hope

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23) “Swing low, sweet chariot.” – Harriet Tubman

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24) “A dying man can do nothing easy.” – Benjamin Franklin

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25) “I’m going away tonight.” – James Brown

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26) “I must go in, for the fog is rising.” – Emily Dickinson

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27) “Of course I know who you are. You’re my girl. I love you.” – John Wayne (to his wife).

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28) “I hope the exit is joyful and hope never to return.” – Frida Kahlo

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29) “Damn it! Don’t you dare ask God to help me!” – Joan Crawford (yelling at her housekeeper).

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30) “One last drink, please.” – Jack Daniel (of Jack Daniel’s Whiskey)

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31) “Be inspired.” – Heavy D

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32) “Applaud, my friends, the comedy is finished.” – Beethoven

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33) “Pam, are you still there?” – Jim Morrison

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34) “The wallpaper and I are fighting a duel to the death. One or the other of us has to go.” – Oscar Wilde

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35) “Drink to me.” – Pablo Picasso

 

via: 22 Words

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