The Last Words Spoken By Famous Deceased Writers (25 pics)

Posted in PICTURES       22 Sep 2011       30600       5

When you have spent most of your life putting words down, it is only appropriate that you have something witty, humorous or poignant to offer on your deathbed. See some of the worlds most famous authors final words.

 

Ernest Hemingway

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Spoken to his wife before he killed himself

Charles Dickens

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He suffered a stroke outside his home and was asking to be laid on the ground

Voltaire

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When asked by a priest to renounce Satan

L. Frank Baum

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The author of The Wizard Of Oz was referring to the Shifting Sands, the desert surrounding Oz

George Bernard Shaw

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Hunter S. Thompson

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The last sentence on his suicide note

Henrik Ibsen

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This was his response to a nurse who said he was a little better

Dylan Thomas

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J.M. Barrie

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Author of Peter Pan

Louisa May Alcott

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Alcott did not have meningitis, though she believed it to be so. She died from mercury poison

Hans Christian Andersen

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Jane Austen

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In response to her sister, Cassandra, who was asking her if she wanted anything?

Anton Chekhov

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Dying from Tuberculosis, his doctor had given him champagne to ease the pain

Jean Cocteau

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W.C. Fields

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“Carlotta” was Carlotta Monti, actress and his mistress

Thomas Hobbes

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Washington Irving

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Speaking to his niece

Mark Twain

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Speaking to his daughter Clara

Leo Tolstoy

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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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James Joyce

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H.G. Wells

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He didn't know he was dying

Henry David Thoreau

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Edgar Allan Poe

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Alfred Jarry

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Yez 9 year s ago
Voltaire was the best
       
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Enter your name 9 year s ago
Moose... indian


Sooo... LSD or salvia?
       
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pukilupukster 9 year s ago
I can't sleep

JM Barrie, author of Peter Pan,

Michael Jackson, King of Pop,

The irony.
       
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SK 9 year s ago
Thoughts of Leo Tolstoy are interesting :)
       
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lolipop 9 year s ago
#14........:(
       
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