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What were Steve Jobs’s last words?

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Apple CEO Steve Jobs left this life with these enigmatic words: “Oh wow. Oh wow. Oh wow.”
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As she awaited the executioner's blade, which wife of Henry VIII repeated the phrase, "To Jesus Christ I commend my soul; Lord Jesu receive my soul."

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When Anne Boleyn was brought to the scaffold to die, she begged leave to address the crown, and was granted the right to do so. Despite the limited evidence against her, she said, "Good Christian people, I am come hither to die, for according to the law, and by the law I am judged to die, and therefore I will speak nothing against it. I am come hither to accuse no man, nor to speak anything of that, whereof I am accused and condemned to die, but I pray God save the king and send him long to reign over you, for a gentler nor a more merciful prince was there never: and to me he was ever a good, a gentle and sovereign lord. And if any person will meddle of my cause, I require them to judge the best. And thus I take my leave of the world and of you all, and I heartily desire you all to pray for me. O Lord have mercy on me, to God I commend my soul."As she awaited the executioner's blade, kneeling on the block, she repeated the phrase, "To Jesus Christ I commend my soul; Lord Jesu receive my soul."
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True or False: As his executioner hesitated to deliver the final blow, Sir Walter Raleigh actually encouraged him to finish the beheading.

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As his executioner hesitated with the ax poised above his neck, Sir Walter Raleigh urged the man on. “Strike, man, strike!” he called out.
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True or False: Franz Kafka’s last words involved calling his doctor a murderer.

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Dying a long, painful death from tuberculosis, author Franz Kafka’s final words were a condemnation of the doctor who refused to give him a fatal dose of morphine. “Kill me! Or you are a murderer?”
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Who said this quote? “This wallpaper is dreadful, one of us will have to go.”

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“This wallpaper is dreadful, one of us will have to go.” According to several sources, those were the final words of the great Irish playwright Oscar Wilde.
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The last words Marie Antoinette ever spoke to any one person were apparently “Pardonnez-moi, monsieur.” Why did she say that?

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While walking to the guillotine, Marie Antoinette, the hapless last Queen of France, stepped on her executioner’s foot. Her last words spoken to any one person were apparently “Pardonnez-moi, monsieur.”
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The last word of the Roman emperor Augustus were, “Et tu, Brute?”

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Augustus, the first Roman emperor, summed up his accomplishments with his last words to the people of Rome: “I found Rome of clay; I leave it to you of marble.” Meanwhile, “Et tu, Brute” is Caesar’s final line in the Shakespeare play, Julius Caesar.
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True or False: while standing in front of a firing squad, one man who fought in the Irish Civil War actually dared the soldiers about to shoot him to come closer.

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About to be executed by a firing squad for his role in the Irish Civil War, Irish nationalist Robert Erskine Childers called out to the soldiers, “Take a step forward, lads. It will be easier that way.”
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Casablanca star Humphrey Bogart was a heavy smoker all his life, and died from esophageal cancer. Based on his last words, though, his final regret had nothing to do with smoking. His bigger regret was...

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Casablanca star Humphrey Bogart was a heavy smoker all his life, and died from esophageal cancer. His final regret, however, had nothing to do with the smoking that eventually killed him. “I should never have switched from Scotch to martinis,” he lamented.
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Which famous thinker said, “Last words are for fools who haven’t said enough” on their deathbed.

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Karl Marx was all about brevity. His final utterance? “Last words are for fools who haven’t said enough.”
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Winston Churchill’s final words were “Oh, I am so_______ with it all.” What is the missing word?

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“Oh, I am so bored with it all,” declared British politician Winston Churchill shortly before slipping into a coma and dying at the age of 90.
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Where did Elvis Presley die?

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“I’m going to the bathroom to read,” were the last innocuous words said by singer Elvis Presley to his fiancée before she found him dead on the floor of the bathroom a few hours later.
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True or False: Leonardo da Vinci’s final words were a celebration of his work.

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As the priest asked him to renounce Satan on his deathbed, French writer Voltaire announced “Now, my good man, this is no time for making enemies.”
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Which actor had the defiant last words, “I’ve had a hell of a lot of fun and I’ve enjoyed every minute of it.”?

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Australian-born actor Errol Flynn didn’t live long enough to get bored, dying of a massive heart attack at the age of 50. Buried with six bottles of whiskey, Flynn’s final words summed up his life: “I’ve had a hell of a lot of fun,” he declared, “and I’ve enjoyed every minute of it.”
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George Bernard Shaw’s final words were, “Dying is easy,________ is hard.” What is the missing word?

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Playwright George Bernard Shaw understood the difficulty of his craft when he announced on his deathbed, “Dying is easy, comedy is hard.”
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Which famous assassination victim had the last words, “Is everybody all right?” just before they died.

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More worried about the fate of his companions than about his own fatal injuries after he was shot at The Ambassador Hotel, presidential candidate Robert Kennedy's last words were, “Is everybody all right?”
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What were Frank Sinatra’s last words?

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Apparently, life is a competition for some. “I’m losing,” Frank Sinatra said to his wife just before he died.
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Walt Disney's wrote his last words on a piece of paper by his bed. It was the name of a Hollywood icon. Which one?

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Walt Disney's last words, written on a piece of paper, were "Kurt Russell." Russell was a child star working for Disney at the time but no one has been able to figure out the significance of the missive.
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On his deathbed, Bob Hope was asked by his wife where he wanted to be buried. What was his reply?

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Asked by his wife where he wanted to be buried, beloved American entertainer Bob Hope responded, “Surprise me.”
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True or False: When Joan Crawford suffered a heart attack, she asked her housekeeper to pray for her life.

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False! When Joan Crawford suffered a heart attack, her housekeeper sank to her knees and started praying. The outraged actress scolded her, “Don’t you dare ask God to help me.”
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True or False: Charles Darwin’s last words were, “I am not the least afraid to die.”

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True! Charles Darwin announced on his deathbed, “I am not the least afraid to die.”
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When Eleanor Roosevelt lay dying, her nurse announced that the former First Lady would die when she had accomplished what God had wanted her to do. What was Eleanor’s reply?

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When her nurse announced that the former First Lady would die when she had accomplished what God had wanted her to do, Eleanor Roosevelt responded, “Utter nonsense.”
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When Joe DiMaggio lay on his deathbed, he expressed his desire to see his long-dead ex-wife again. Who was his ex-wife?

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Joe DiMaggio left flowers at his ex-wife, Marilyn Monroe's grave every single week for twenty years after she overdosed on barbiturates. Still deeply in love with her, when he lay on his own deathbed his final words were “I finally get to see Marilyn."
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Whose last words were “Die, my dear? Why that is the last thing I’ll do!”

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Able to find humor even in death, comedian Groucho Marx’ last words were, “Die, my dear? Why that is the last thing I’ll do!”
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Which famous writer died after saying, “I’ve had 18 straight whiskies...I think that’s the record.”?

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Whiskey was also a major concern for Welsh poet Dylan Thomas. Just before he died of pneumonia at the age of 39, he announced, “I’ve had 18 straight whiskies...I think that’s the record.”
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The final words of the French Renaissance writer François Rabelais were, “I go to seek a Great ________” What is the missing word?

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The last words of François Rabelais were, “I go to seek a Great Perhaps”
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True or False: On the day he passed away, James Brown warned his manager that he was going to die.

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Before he died on Christmas morning 2006, singer James Brown prophetically whispered to his manager Charles Bobbit, “I’m going away tonight.”
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True or False: the French philosopher Voltaire renounced Satan on his deathbed.

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As the priest asked him to renounce Satan on his deathbed, French writer Voltaire announced “Now, my good man, this is no time for making enemies.”
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​Last words come in all types. Some people put a lot of thought into the last bit of wisdom they leave behind. Others? Well...a little less thought. Do you know which famous(and infamous) figures said what? Time to test your knowledge.


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