Monday, April 23, 2007

famous last words

Famous Last Words

"I am about to -- or I am going to -- die: either expression is correct."
--Dominique Bouhours, French grammarian, d. 1702

Here is a collection of death-bed statements by famous people from history. Some of them are quite amusing.

Not so amusing is this collection of suicide notes from such notables as Kurt Cobain and Virginia Woolf. People who choose to die seem to take life much more seriously.

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