Subject: Death » Last words

Last words:

Humorous, ironic, satirical or just plain odd last words

Where is my clock?

(1904 – 1989) Spanish surrealist painter

I'd rather be fishing.

(c.1962 – 1987) American convicted murderer

Walter Pidgeon

William Henry Pratt (1887 – 1969) English actor

Gentlemen, I bid you farewell.


Maybe they only had one rocket.

British WWII soldier

Why? I'm right at the height of the rifles.

(1814 – 1861) Mexican lawyer, scientist & liberal politician

Oh wow. Oh wow. Oh wow.

(1955 –2011) business magnate, co-founder & CEO of Apple

I should never have switched from Scotch to Martinis.

(1899 – 1957) film actor

Die, my dear? Why, that's the last thing I'll do!

(1890 – 1977) comedian, actor & television host

Go on, get out! Last words are for fools who haven't said enough!

(1818 – 1883) German philosopher, economist, sociologist & socialist

I need no doctor. I can overcome my own troubles.

(1808 – 1875) 17th U.S. President

Born in a hotel room, and Goddammit, died in one!

(1888 – 1953) American playwright

You be good. See you tomorrow. I love you.

African Grey Parrot (1976 – 2007) subject of a thirty-year experiment by animal psychologist Irene Pepperberg

But the peasants… how do the peasants die?

(1828 – 1910) Russian writer

I hope the exit is joyful and hope never to return.

(1907 – 1954) Mexican painter

I'm so bored with it all.

(1874 – 1965) British prime minister, politician, statesman & orator

We all get the same amount of ice. The rich get it in the summer. The poor get it in the winter.

(1853 – 1921) American buffalo hunter, U.S. Marshal, Army scout, gambler, frontier lawman & newspaperman

The play is over, applaud!

(63 BC – 14 AD) first emperor of the Roman Empire

Yes, it's tough, but not as tough as doing comedy.

(1877 – 1959) English theatre & film actor

Don't be in such a hurry.

(1915 – 1959) American jazz singer & songwriter

I am curious to see what happens in the next world to one who dies unshriven.

(c.1446/1450 – 1523) Italian Renaissance painter
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