And so business insider put. Famous last words are often impromptu sayings spoken by the dying person for the first and of course last time on their deathbed.
Perhaps they hold an echo of wisdom or a biting witticism or at least a hint about who s getting what in the will.
Famous people s last words. Some are rehearsed and contrived. Most people don t know that the last words they say might be the last words they ever say. Famous last words include literal utterings such as the sayings of jesus on the cross 1 2 et tu brute.
Dying words are a very special form of quotation. The final words of 35 famous people by abby heugel. The grisly thought about a deathbed might be quite unnerving for anyone but not for these famous people.
From shakespeare s julius caesar 3 and the ironic sense of words said before a disaster such as. Paulina tikunova community member. 64 people and their famous last words.
Knowing the last words that someone spoke can sometimes throw light on their character or on the circumstances in which they died. The last words spoken by famous people 106 pics 181k views. But for these famous people they made those final words count whether they knew they were their last words or not.
Others are spontaneous and witty. Last words may not necessarily be written down or accurately recorded and they may not be quoted accurately for a variety of reasons. In her 2014 memoir ginger alden revealed then fiance elvis presley s final words before his death in 1977.
Last words have always fascinated people.