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