The Last Words of 24 Famous People

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website or at Facebook.

Some are funny, some touching, some fitting. Always interesting. The final words of 24 famous people.

“I’m bored with it all." -Winston Churchill

“Love one another." -George Harrison

“I love you, honey. Good luck with your show.” -Desi Arnaz (said on the phone to ex-wife Lucille Ball)

“Is everyone else alright?" -Robert F. Kennedy

“I’m going away tonight" -James Brown

“That's funny" -Doc Holliday (Looking at his bare feet. As a gunslinger, he always thought he would die with his boots on.)

“Is it not meningitis?" -Louisa May Alcott

“Water" -Ulysses S. Grant

“This is absurd, this is absurd." -Sigmund Freud

“Okay, I won't" -Elvis Presley (Replying to his girlfriend who told him not to fall asleep in the bathroom.)

“Does nobody understand?" -James Joyce

“Leave me alone. I’m fine." -Barry White

“Please don't let me fall" -Mary Surratt (Said just before being hung. She was the only woman convicted in the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. She was the first woman to be executed by the U.S. government.)

“Lord help my poor soul." -Edgar Allan Poe

“Don't turn down the light. I’m afraid to go home in the dark." -O. Henry

“Leave the shower curtain on the inside of the tub." -Conrad Hilton

“Yeah, I am.” -John Lennon (Asked in the ambulance if he was John Lennon.)

“How were the receipts today at Madison Square Garden?" -P.T. Barnum

“I want to go. I’m ready to go. God take me.” -Dwight D. Eisenhower

“I just drank 18 whiskies. I think that's a record.” -Dylan Thomas

“Why not? Why not? Why not? Why not? Yeah." -Timothy Leary

“Please don't leave me. Please don't leave me." -Chris Farley

“I never should have switched from scotch to martinis." -Humphrey Bogart

“Die? I should say not, dear fellow. No Barrymore would allow such a conventional thing to happen to him." -John Barrymore

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