Last Words

‘Allo, ‘allo fellow Heads Or Tails amigos. If you don’t play, please visit Skittle’s Place for the who, what, where and when…

Your mission, should you decide to accept it, is TAILS – Last (HEADS is First). Here are some famous last words:

Am I dying or is this my birthday?
When she woke briefly during her last illness and found all her family around her bedside.
~~ Lady Nancy Astor, d. 1964

Codeine . . . bourbon.
~~ Tallulah Bankhead, actress, d. December 12, 1968

I should never have switched from Scotch to Martinis.
~~ Humphrey Bogart, actor, d. January 14, 1957

In reply to her husband who had asked how she felt.
~~ Elizabeth Barrett Browning, writer, d. June 28, 1861

Now I shall go to sleep. Goodnight.
~~ Lord George Byron, writer, d. 1824

That was the best ice-cream soda I ever tasted.
~~ Lou Costello, comedian, d. March 3, 1959

Damn it . . . Don’t you dare ask God to help me.
To her housekeeper, who had begun to pray aloud.
~~ Joan Crawford, actress, d. May 10, 1977

That was a great game of golf, fellers.
~~ Harry Lillis “Bing” Crosby, singer / actor, d. October 14, 1977

I must go in, the fog is rising.
~~ Emily Dickinson, poet, d. 1886

Please know that I am quite aware of the hazards. Women must try to do things as men have tried. When they fail, their failure must be but a challenge to others.
Last letter to her husband before her last flight.
KHAQQ calling Itasca. We must be on you, but cannot see you. Gas is running low.
Last radio communiqué before her disappearance.
~~ Amelia Earhart, d. 1937

All my possessions for a moment of time.
~~ Elizabeth I, Queen of England, d. 1603

I’ve had eighteen straight whiskies, I think that’s the record . . .
~~ Dylan Thomas, poet, d. 1953

Don’t let it end like this. Tell them I said something.
~~ Pancho Villa, Mexican revolutionary, d. 1923


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  1. Wow! Great collection of last quotes!
    Amelia Earhart’s especially got to me!

  2. Ouch, how sad for that last one – “Don’t let it end like this, tell them I said something.”

    You forgot the most famous of all last words, “Hey ya’ll watch this!” 😉

    Happy Super Tuesday 🙂

  3. What a fantastic list of quotes. Thanks for sharing them.

  4. Awesome list, definitely classic Joan Crawford and I loved Pancho Villa’s.

  5. Vic Grace

    Interesting quotes, I enjoyed reading them.

  6. The Amelia one caught me off guard. I was thinking she said all that and I was like wow.. I will do something long-winded too cuz I LOVE to talk..

    Then I saw it was a letter. 🙂

  7. Is it bad that I find number one funny?

  8. Wow! A couple of giggles & then I got all teary… I guess I’d better come up with something memorable. Hope I remember what it is when the time comes. 😉

  9. Love these quotes! 🙂

  10. That’s a great post! Some are sad, others spiritual, or witty. I wonder what I’ll say.

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