25 Famous Last Words That Might Make You Cry

Last words have a surprising way of sticking to our memories like glue. Over the years, famous people have said some truly haunting and sad things on their deathbeds. Some are simple words and others long paragraphs, but their poignancy might resonate, making you curl up into a ball and cry. Still, sometimes we need to hear their words to get that little ounce of inspiration or revelation to live life to the fullest. Are you curious what people have said? Here are 25 Famous Last Words That Might Make You Cry.

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Paul Walker

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Right before he drove off in his Porche and got into his fatal car accident, Paul Walker told Jim Torp, “We will be back in five minutes.”


Eugene O'Neill

Eugene_O'NeillSource: http://mentalfloss.com/article/12762/surprising-last-words-11-entertainers

Famous playwright Eugene O’Neill was born in at the Broadway Hotel in what is now Time Square. On his deathbed, he lay at a Boston hotel. His last words were, “I knew it! I knew it! Born in a hotel room and, goddamn it, dying in a hotel room.”


Charles Gussman

vintage tvSource: http://www.nytimes.com/2000/10/28/arts/charles-gussman-87-dies-spinner-of-soap-opera-webs.html

Working as a writer for radio and television for years, spinning stories for popular soap operas, Charles Gussman said before he died, “And now for a final word from our sponsor…”


Groucho Marx

Groucho_MarxSource: http://theweek.com/articles/467927/surprising-last-words-11-entertainers

Famous comedian Groucho Marx died in 1977. Hospitalized in Los Angeles, his last words recorded were, “This is no way to live!”


Winston Churchill

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Winston Churchill bravely led England and the allies through World War II but kept active after it. Reaching the age of 90 in 1965, he said on his deathbed, “I’m bored with it all.”

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