27 febbraio 2008

Le ultime parole di personaggi famosi

Famose "ultime parole" pronunciate.
Sono in inglese.

# Now, now, my good man, this is no time for making enemies.
Voltaire (attributed), when asked by a priest to renounce Satan

# Get these fucking nuns away from me.
Norman Douglas

# Don't worry...it's not loaded...
Terry Kath, rock musician in the band Chicago Transit Authority as he put the gun he was cleaning to his head and pulled the trigger.

# Is someone hurt?
Robert F. Kennedy, to his wife directly after he was shot and seconds before he fell into a coma.

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

# Go on, get out! Last words are for fools who haven't said enough!
Karl Marx, asked by his housekeeper what his last words were

# I have a terrific headache.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt, who died of a massive cerebral hemorrhage

# I'd hate to die twice. It's so boring.
Richard Feynman

# Drink to me!
Pablo Picasso

# I have not told half of what I saw.
Marco Polo, Venetian traveller and writer

# Since the day of my birth, my death began its walk. It is walking towards me, without hurrying.
Jean Cocteau

# Lord help my poor soul
Edgar Allan Poe

# I have tried so hard to do right.
Grover Cleveland, US President, died 1908

# I don't have the passion anymore, and so remember, it's better to burn out than to fade away. Peace, Love, Empathy. Kurt Cobain.
Kurt Cobain (in his suicide note), Lead singer for American grunge band Nirvana, referencing a song by Neil Young.

# It's very beautiful over there.
Thomas Edison

# Now why did I do that?
General William Erskine, after he jumped from a window in Lisbon, Portugal in 1813.

# Don't worry, relax!
Rajiv Gandhi, Indian Prime Minister, to his security staff minutes before being killed by a suicide bomber attack.

# I know you've come to kill me. Shoot, you are only going to kill a man.
Che Guevara

# I'm tired of fighting.
Harry Houdini

# I see black light.
Victor Hugo

# LSD, 100 micrograms I.M.
Aldous Huxley To his wife. She obliged and he was injected twice before his death.

# Let me go to the Father's house
Pope John Paul II

# I'm bored with it all.
Winston Churchill, before slipping into a coma and dying nine days later.

# Jesus, I love you. Jesus, I love you.
Mother Teresa

# Don't disturb my circles!

# Dear World, I am leaving you because I am bored. I feel I have lived long enough. I am leaving you with your worries in this sweet cesspool - good luck. (suicide note)
George Sanders, Actor

# They couldn't hit an elephant at this distance.
General John Sedgwick, Union Commander in the U.S. Civil War, who was hit by sniper fire a few minutes after saying it

# Dying is easy, comedy is hard.
George Bernard Shaw

# I'm losing.
Frank Sinatra

# Crito, I owe a cock to Asclepius. Will you remember to pay the debt?

# My 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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