Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Famous Last Words


Here are some Famous Last Words:

'I feel here that this time they have succeeded.' (Leon Trotsky, Russian revolutionary, pointing at his heart after being assissinated by an ice pick blow to the head in 1940).

'Es Lebe Die Freiheit! Long live freedom!' (Hans Scholl, anti-Hitler resistance leader, before his execution for high treason in 1943).

'I have a terrific headache' (Franklin Delano Roosevelt, US President, as he was dying of a cerebral haemorrhage in 1945).

'I have offended God and mankind because my work did not reach the quality it should have' (Leonardo Da Vinci in 1519).

'Go away... I'm alright' (H.G. Wells).

'Friends applaud. The comedy is over' (Ludwig von Beethoven).

'Go on, get out! Last words are for fools who haven't said enough.' (Karl Marx).

'I am still in the land of the dying; I shall be in the land of the living soon.' (John Newton - Writer of Amazing Grace).

'Up until this time, I thought that there was no God neither Hell. Now I know and feel that there are both, and I am delivered to perdition by the righteous judgment of the Almighty.' (Sir Thomas Scott).

A Chinese Communist, who delivered many Christians to their execution, came to a pastor and said: 'I’ve seen many of you die. The Christians die differently. What is their secret?'

Famous Last Words... Think on it - What would your 'Famous Last Words' be?

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