Poignant Quotes from Famous People Right Before They Died (49 pics)

Posted in CELEBS       18 Nov 2015       6689       1

Jimi Hendrix

Said in a poem found next to him on his deathbed. This was the final sentence in the poem.

Chris Farley

Said to a prostitute as she left his hotel room following a weekend-long drug and sex binge. When she turned around, Chris Farley had collapsed.

Steve Jobs

Diana, Princess of Wales

George Harrison

Todd Beamer

Passenger on United Flight 93, September 11, 2001. These are his last recorded words, coming at the end of a cell phone call before Beamer and others attempted to storm the airliner’s cockpit to retake it from hijackers who were part of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The plane crashed near Shanksville, Pennsylvania.

Michael Landon

His family gathered around his bed, and his son said it was time to move on. Landon said, “You’re right. It’s time. I love you all.”

Alfred Hitchcock

Leonardo da Vinci

Hunter S. Thompson

Said on a suicide note written four days before his death. He was 67 when he took his own life.

Jessica Dubroff

Seven-year-old pilot speaking to her mother by telephone as the engines revved for takeoff, she (and her flight instructor) crashed minutes later in rough weather, April 11, 1996.

Edgar Allan Poe

Elvis Presley

Those were his last words to fiancée Ginger Alden. She had told him, when he was on the way to the bathroom, “Don’t fall asleep in there.”

Charles Dickens

He suffered a stroke on a walk near his home, and asked to be laid down on the ground.

Gary Coleman

John Belushi

Virginia Woolf

This was the last sentence in her suicide note to her husband.

Sam Kinison

John Wilkes Booth

Frida Kahlo

David Burke

Burke replied to the captain of Pacific Southwest Airlines Flight 1771, who inquired what “the problem” was after Burke fired a gun in the cabin of the plane. Burke shot the pilots and himself, deliberately crashing the flight.


Terry Pratchett

James Brown

Bill Hicks

Hicks didn’t die until 11 days later, but he quit speaking after saying this.

Chess Grandmaster Bobby Fischer

Joe DiMaggio

talking about his former wife, Marilyn Monroe

Marvin Gaye

Moments later, Gaye was fatally shot by his father, Marvin Gaye, Sr.

Jack Daniel

Jackie Wilson

On September 29, 1975, he was singing his hit song “Lonely Teardrops” when he suffered a massive heart attack on stage at the Latin Casino in Cherry Hill, NJ. The lack of oxygen to his brain left him comatose for the remainder of his life. He died nine years later on 21 January 21, 1984.

Jim Henson

Joan Crawford

This comment was directed towards her housekeeper who began to pray aloud.

John Jacob Astor IV

Astor and his wife were traveling on the Titanic when it struck an iceberg and began to sink. As Astor prepared to enter a lifeboat with his wife, a group of female passengers appeared on deck. He gave up his seat and spoke his final words to his wife; he was later found floating in the ocean, dead.

John Wayne Gacy

Gacy’s last words before being executed by lethal injection. The “rest” refers to the bodies of his other victims.

Salvador Dalí

Kevin Cosgrove

Brittany Murphy

Frank Sinatra

Kurt Cobain

Cobain was quoting Neil Young lyrics when he wrote this line in his suicide note.

James Dean

Words said before dying in a car accident.

Babe Ruth

Charles Schulz

Pablo Picasso

Roger Ebert

Bob Marley

Humphrey Bogart

Charlie Chaplin

Captain Edward Smith

While the Titanic was sinking, Steward Edward Brown saw the captain approach with a megaphone in his hand. He heard him say “Well boys, do your best for the women and children, and look out for yourselves.” He saw the Captain walk onto the bridge alone just seconds before the ship took took its final plunge.

Ernest Hemingway

Spoken to his wife before committing suicide.


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buccaneer 5 year s ago
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