Famous Last Words of Dying UN-Believers
To her housekeeper, who had begun to pray aloud.
“Damn it . . . Don’t you dare ask God to help me.”
Joan Crawford (1904-1977) American Actress
“How were the receipts today at Madison Square Garden?”
~ P. T. Barnum, 1810-1891 Showman, Entrepreneur,
Before slipping into a coma. He died 9 days later.
“I’m bored with it all.”
~Winston Churchill, 1974-1965 British Prime Minister, Statesman
“A dying man can do nothing easy.”
~ Benjamin Franklin 1706-1790, U. S. Founding Father, Statesman, Inventor
“I knew it. I knew it. Born in a hotel room – and God damn it – died in a hotel room.”
~ Eugene O’Neill, 1888-1953 Playwright
Giving his reasons for refusing to see a priest as he lay dying.
“I am curious to see what happens in the next world to one who dies unshriven.”
~ Pietro Perugino, Italian painter, d. 1523
“I die hard but am not afraid to go.”
~ George Washington, 1st U. S. President, d. December 14, 1799