If you were to take your final breath on this earth what would your last words be? These last words spoken by significant people throughout history have a way of embodying their personas and the contexts or situations in which they passed.
Leonard Nimoy — His final tweet before passing:
Tom Beamer was a passenger among the heroes aboard United Airline Flight 93 on September 11, 2001. These were his last recorded words at the end of a cell phone call before he and others stormed the airliner’s cockpit in an attempt to reclaim it from terrorist hijackers. The plane crashed near Shanksville, Pennsylvania, killing all 44 people aboard.
Kurt Cobain — He took a quote from Neil Young’s lyrics when he wrote his suicide note:
Ernest Hemingway — He said these words to his wife before committing suicide:
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Ludwig van Beethoven
Winston Churchill — His words nine days before slipping into a coma and dying:
Marie Antoinette — Her last words as she approached the guillotine:
Charlie Chaplin — His last words after a priest read him his rites, “May the Lord have mercy on your soul.”
R.D. Laing — He suffered a fatal heart attack in public. When people gathered around and someone ordered “get a doctor,” Laing said:
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart