125 Last Words Quotes To Make You Feel Things You’ve Never Felt

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The Most Famous Last Words Quotes (Best in 2024)

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Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless. — Mother Teresa

The words you'll most regret Are the ones that are left unsaid. — Taylor Swift

Be sure your wisest words are those you do not say. — Robert W. Service

The memory fades, and I’m left hanging on to the ghosts of his words. — Marie Lu

A word once uttered can never be recalled. — Horace

I feel that most of our pain from the loss of a loved one is things we never said or expressed. — Jay Shetty

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Among my most prized possessions are words that I have never spoken. — Orson Scott Card

To say goodbye is to die a little. — Raymond Chandler

Don't be dismayed by good-byes. A farewell is necessary before you can meet again. And meeting again, after moments or lifetimes, is certain for those who are friends. — Richard Bach

Wise sayings often fall on barren ground, but a kind word is never thrown away. — Sir Arthur Helps

Short Last Words Quotes

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  • All is lost. Monks, monks, monks! — Henry VIII of England
  • How the little piglets would grunt if they knew how the old boar suffered. — Ragnar Lodbrok
  • I must go in, the fog is rising. — Emily Dickinson
  • Better is the sinner who hath thoughts about God, than the saint who hath only the show of sanctity. — Saadi Shirazi
  • Good words do not last long unless they amount to something. — Chief Joseph
  • The Revolution has not yet succeeded. Comrades, you must carry on! — Sun Yat-sen
  • Why are you weeping ? Did you imagine that I was immortal ? — Louis XIV
  • Love one another (His last words) — George Harrison
  • You can be a king or a street sweeper, but everyone dances with the Grim Reaper. — Robert Alton Harris
  • Let us now relieve the Romans of their fears by the death of a feeble old man. — Hannibal

Top 10 Last Words Quotes

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I die innocent of all the crimes laid to my charge; I pardon those who have occasioned my death; and I pray to God that the blood you are going to shed may never be visited on France. — Louis XVI of France

I desire to go to Hell and not to Heaven. In the former I shall enjoy the company of popes, kings and princes, while in the latter are only beggars, monks and apostles — Niccolo Machiavelli

All is lost. Monks, monks, monks! — Henry VIII of England

Messieurs, c'est les microbes qui auront le dernier mot." (Gentlemen, it is the microbes who will have the last word.) — Louis Pasteur

How the little piglets would grunt if they knew how the old boar suffered. — Ragnar Lodbrok

When I meet God, I am going to ask him two questions: Why relativity ? And why turbulence ? I really believe he will have an answer for the first. — Werner Heisenberg

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I must go in, the fog is rising. — Emily Dickinson

Marie Antoinette. Her last words were,"Pardon me sir. I did not mean to do it,"to a man whose foot she stepped on before she was executed by the guillotine — Marie Antoinette

Better is the sinner who hath thoughts about God, than the saint who hath only the show of sanctity. — Saadi Shirazi

Good words do not last long unless they amount to something. — Chief Joseph

Last Words Image Quotes

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Last words quote by Emily Dickinson

I must go in, the fog is rising. — Emily Dickinson

Last words quote by John Hancock

I shall look forward to a pleasant time. — John Hancock

Last words quote by Anne Boleyn

The executioner is, I believe, very expert; and my neck is very slender — Anne Boleyn

Last words quote by Errol Flynn

I've had a hell of a lot of fun and I've enjoyed every minute of it. — Errol Flynn

Last words quote by Louis XIV

Why do you weep? Did you think I was immortal? — Louis XIV

Last words quote A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart, and can sing it back to yo
A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart, and can sing it back to you when you have forgotten the words.

My Last Words Quotes

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It became the middle finger I couldn’t raise in PR photographs. The mustache became my silent last word in the verbal battles I was losing with higher headquarters on rules, targets, and fighting the war. — Robin Olds

My only regret is that I'm going before that rat, Robespierre! [to his executioner] Don't forget to show my head to the people; it's well worth seeing. — Georges Danton

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The executioner is, I believe, very expert; and my neck is very slender — Anne Boleyn

Last words quote You will continue to suffer if you have an emotional reaction to everything that
You will continue to suffer if you have an emotional reaction to everything that is said to you. True power is sitting back and observing everything with logic. If words control your that means everyone can control you. Breathe and allow things to pass.

I created a flag from the sport's dignity. I oversee the name of my family with affection, steady nerves and blood. — Helio Gracie

To Harald, may God forgive you and forgive me, too, but I prefer to take my life away and our baby's before I bring him with shame or killing him, Lupe. [Suicide note.] — Lupe Velez

Be strong and of good courage; fear not or be dismayed; for the Lord, even my God, will be with thee. He will not fail thee, till thou hast finished all the work for the service of the house of the Lord. — David

Last words quote Be sure to taste your words before you spit them out.
Be sure to taste your words before you spit them out.

Farewell, my children, forever. I go to your Father. — Marie Antoinette

I did not get my Spaghetti-O's, I got spaghetti. I want the press to know this. — Thomas J. Grasso

Get my swan costume ready. — Anna Pavlova

I do not have to forgive my enemies, I have had them all shot. — Ramon Maria Narvaez, 1st Duke of Valencia

Every Last Words Quotes

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I've had a hell of a lot of fun and I've enjoyed every minute of it. — Errol Flynn

Life is like a book son. And every book has an end. No matter how much you like that book you will get to the last page and it will end. No book is complete without its end. And once you get there, only when you read the last words, will you see how good the book is. — Fábio Moon

It is the duty of every good officer to obey any orders given him by his commander-in-chief. — Nathan Hale

Always! That is a dreadful word. It makes me shudder when I hear it. Women are so fond of using it. They spoil every romance by trying to make it last forever. It is a meaningless word, too. The only difference between a caprice and a life-long passion is that the caprice lasts a little longer. — Oscar Wilde

But look what the Church has done to Jesus during the last two thousand years. What they have made of Him. How they have turned every word He spoke for their own vile ends. Jesus would be framed and in jail if he was living today. — Carson Mccullers

Every last word is contagious. — Jericho Brown

In various talk th' instructive hours they past, Who gave the ball, or paid the visit last; One speaks the glory of the British queen, And one describes a charming Indian screen; A third interprets motions, looks, and eyes; At every word a reputation dies. — Alexander Pope

Every two weeks, an elder goes to the grave carrying the last spoken word of that culture. An entire philosophy, a body of knowledge about the natural world that had been empirically gleaned over centuries, goes away. — Phil Borges

From the conservatives, the - the battle cry for the last couple of years, especially from people like Ted Cruz, was repeal ObamaCare, every single word of ObamaCare. That is not the message from Donald Trump. — George Stephanopoulos

If there ever is to be a republic of every village in India, then I claim verity for my picture in which the last is equal to the first or, in other words, no one is to be the first and none the last. — Mahatma Gandhi

Any Last Words Quotes

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Kindness has converted more sinners than either zeal, eloquence, or learning; and these three last have never converted any. — Frederick William Faber

Never say you know the last word about any human heart. — Henry James

I have had no real gratification or enjoyment of any sort more than my neighbour on the next block who is worth only half a million. — William Henry Vanderbilt

Can you still have any famous last words if you're somebody nobody knows? — Ryan Adams

Private enterprise in cricket might not be regarded as the last word, and ultimate state direction would not do it any harm. — Manny Shinwell, Baron Shinwell

I have a feeling I shall go mad. I cannot go on longer in these terrible times. I shan't recover this time. I hear voices and cannot concentrate on my work. I have fought against it but cannot fight any longer. — Virginia Woolf

You have to figure out a way to endure that little bit of time with the media. Any question they ask you; beautiful thing is, you get the last word. You can spin it any way you want to…If you can go third person on yourself, you can sit down and have a 10-15 minute conversation. — Warren Sapp

A multitude of words doth rather obscure than illustrate, they being a burden to the memory, and the first apt to be forgotten, before we come to the last. So that he that uses many words for the explaining of any subject, doth, like the cuttle-fish, hide himself, for the most part, in his own ink. — John Ray

Well cult is a word you would never say in Hollywood. In any film business, if you're trying to get your next film made, you would never say, "Oh, my last film was a cult film." I'd say, "Oh great, well I hope this one isn't!" — John Waters

My dear, be a good man be virtuous be religious be a good man. Nothing else will give you any comfort when you come to lie here. ...God bless you all. — Walter Scott

Final Words Quotes

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I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality... I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word. — Martin Luther King, Jr.

Unconditional love will have the final word in reality. — Martin Luther King, Jr.

I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. This is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant. — Martin Luther King, Jr.

This is another aspect of the world view that we never have the final word—and that’s a good thing. That’s optimistic because it means we can keep improving, we can keep making progress, and we can keep discovering new things. There is no end of science. — Naval Ravikant

Grace is the central invitation to life and the final word. It's the beckoning nudge and the overwhelming, undeserved mercy that urges us to change and grow, and then gives us the power to pull it off. — Tim Hansel

Appetites have only one word in their vocabulary - MORE. Appetites are never fully and finally satisfied. Even after the most satisfying meal imaginable, we eventually find ourselves rummaging through the pantry for a snack. — Andy Stanley

Where lipstick is concerned, the important thing is not color, but to accept God's final word on where your lips end. — Jerry Seinfeld

Fearlessness, absolutely. Discipline. You also need open-minded creativeness that lets everything in. You never want to lose a word or a phrase, yet every one should count. Always the best language possible. And, finally, knowing when to leave it alone. Stop when it's done. — Ben Harper

The final word is love. — Dorothy Day

I don't write a book so that it will be the final word; I write a book so that other books are possible, not necessarily written by me. — Michel Foucault

Last Breath Quotes

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Live life like its the last breath you take for that breath is the whole essence of living, the little things in life are what connects us to all the big things we live for — Robert Frost

I longed to be a flame of fire continually glowing in the divine service and building up of Christ's kingdom to my last and dying breath. — David Brainerd

When the last tree is cut, the last fish is caught, and the last river is polluted; when to breathe the air is sickening, you will realize, too late, that wealth is not in bank accounts and that you can't eat money. — Alanis Obomsawin

Before I take my last breath, before my last flower withers, I wish to live, I wish to make love, I wish to be in this world close to those who need me, those who I need, in order to learn, comprehend and rediscover that I can be and I want to be better at every moment. — Ahmad Shamloo

No louder shrieks to pitying heaven are cast, When husbands or lap-dogs breathe their last. — Alexander Pope

I mean, they say you die twice. One time when you stop breathing and a second time, a bit later on, when somebody says your name for the last time. — Banksy

Keep calm and carry on. A challenging time is just that - a period in time. Taking a few deep breaths and knowing that it won't last forever really allows me to focus on the present moment and task at hand. — Elizabeth Armstrong

Reading is the way mankind delays the inevitable. Reading is the way we shake our fist at the sky. As long as we have these epic, improbable reading projects arrayed before us, we cannot breathe our last: Tell the Angel of Death to come back later; I haven't quite finished Villette. — Joe Queenan

This is the great work of a man: always to take the blame for his own sins before God, and toexpect temptation to his last breath. — Anthony the Great

Up to one's last breath, one may retain the simple joys of childhood, the poetic ecstasies of the young person, the enthusiasms of maturity. Right to the end, one may intoxicate one's spirit with flowers, with beauty and with smiles. — Eliphas Levi

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More Last Words Quotes

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A tune is more lasting than the song of the birds, and a word more lasting than the wealth of the world. — Irish Proverbs

And when at last you find someone to whom you feel you can pour out your soul, you stop in shock at the words you utter— they are so rusty, so ugly, so meaningless and feeble from being kept in the small cramped dark inside you so long. — Sylvia Plath

When I am dead, and over me bright April Shakes out her rain drenched hair, Tho you should lean above me broken hearted, I shall not care. For I shall have peace. As leafey trees are peaceful When rain bends down the bough. And I shall be more silent and cold hearted Than you are now — Sara Teasdale

Everybody has an explanation and everybody wants to have the last word. — Mahatria Ra

I inhabit a weak, frail, decayed tenement; battered by the winds and broken in on by the storms, and, from all I can learn, the landlord does not intend to repair. — John Quincy Adams

For me, it's enough that I have the first and last word. — Jurgen Klopp

Mirrors work magic. Repeat the last three words — Chris Voss

The Clan Mothers ran everything and had the last word. I think that's the answer. — Floyd Red Crow Westerman

The sweetness of food doesn’t last long, but the sweetness of good words do. — Thai Proverbs

Night never had the last word. The dawn is always invincible. — Hugh B. Brown

The last word in ignorance is the man who says of an animal or plant: 'What good is it? — Aldo Leopold

Is it not meningitis? — Louisa May Alcott

I desire to leave to the men that come after me a remembrance of me in good works. — Alfred the Great

When all usefulness is over, when one is assured of an unavoidable and imminent death, it is the simplest of human rights to choose a quick and easy death in place of a slow and horrible one. — Charlotte Perkins Gilman

I go from a corruptible, to an incorruptible Crown; where no disturbance can be, no disturbance in the World. — Charles I of England

The world of visual perspective is one of unified and homogeneous space. Such a world is alien to the resonating diversity of spoken words. So language was the last art to accept the visual logic of Gutenberg technology, and the first to rebound in the electric age. — Marshall McLuhan

[About Eichmann:] It was as though in those last minutes he was summing up the lesson that this long course in human wickedness had taught us - the lesson of the fearsome, word-and-thought-defying banality of evil. — Hannah Arendt

The most emphatic place in a clause or sentence is the end. This is the climax; and, during the momentary pause that follows, that last word continues, as it were, to reverberate in the reader's mind. It has, in fact, the last word. — F. L. Lucas

Lightwoods,” Magnus said. “They always have to have the last word. — Cassandra Clare

I thought I was growing wings— it was a cocoon. I thought, now is the time to step into the fire— it was deep water. Eschatology is a word I learned as a child: the study of Last Things; facing my mirror—no longer young, the news—always of death, the dogs—rising from sleep and clamoring and howling, howling.... ("Seeing For a Moment") — Denise Levertov

How were the receipts today in Madison Square Garden ? — P. T. Barnum

The earth is suffocating... Swear to make them cut me open, so that I won't be buried alive. — Frederic Chopin

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