Check Out the Famous Last Words of These 25 People

Here’s a pro tip about life: if you know you’re about to kick the bucket, think of something really clever or interesting to say!

Now, I’m not saying that’s what these famous people did, but I’d sure like to think that’s the truth.

You never know, right?

Take a look at these last words from famous folks you’ve probably heard of.

1. Blues legend.


“Doctor, if I put this here guitar down now, I ain’t never gonna wake up.”

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2. I’m sure you’ve heard of him.

“Winston Churchill:

“I’m bored with it all.”


3. Hollywood star.

“Joan Crawford:

“Damn it! Don’t you dare ask God to help me!”

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4. Guitar hero.

“Bo Diddley:


5. Ol’ Blue Eyes.

“Frank Sinatra:

“I’m losing it.””


6. Legendary writer.

“Truman Capote:

“Mama— Mama— Mama.”

7. The Godfather of Soul.

“James Brown:

“I’m going away tonight.”


8. You know you love him!

“Bob Hope:

“Surprise me.”


9. Yikes…

“Glenn Miller:

“Where the hell are the parachutes?”


10. Entering The Twilight Zone…

“Rod Serling:

“That’s what I anticipate d**th will be: a totally unconscious void in which you float through eternity with no particular consciousness about anything.”


11. Punk rocker.

“Sid Vicious:

“We had a d**th pact. I have to keep my half of the bargain. Please bury me next to my baby. Bury me in my leather jacket, jeans and motor cycle boots. Goodbye.”


12. Mr. Excitement.

“Jackie Wilson:

“My heart is crying, crying.”


13. Funny guy.

“Lou Costello:

“That was the best ice cream soda I ever tasted.”


14. Going wayyyyy back.

“John Quincy Adams:

“This is the last of earth. I am content.”

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15. Gone way too soon.

“Bob Marley:

“Money can’t buy life.”


16. Tragedy.

“Heath Ledger.

“Katie, Katie, look…it’ll be fine, you know, I just need to get some sleep.”


17. The King.

“Elvis Presley:

“I’m going to the bathroom to read.”


18. Creative genius.

“John Lennon.

“I’m shot!”


19. RIP.

“Paul Walker.

“We will be back in five minutes.”


20. Icon.

“James Dean:

“That guy’s gotta stop… He’ll see us.”


21. Trailblazer.

“David Bowie.

“Music has been my doorway of perception and the house that I live in.”


22. Shot by his own father.

“Marvin Gaye:

“Mother, I’m going to get my things and get out of this house. Father hates me and I’m never coming back.”


23. Rock God.

“Jimi Hendrix.

“I need help bad, man!”


24. All you need is LOVE.

“George Harrison.

“Love one another.”


25. Too the moon!

“Jackie Gleason:

“I always knew what I was doing.”


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