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~ Franz Ferdinand, Archduke (1863-1914)
"It is nothing. It is nothing."

~ Frederick William I (1688-1740)
"No, not quite naked. I shall have my uniform on."

~ Friedell (Friedmann), Egon (1878-1938)
"Watch out, please."

~ Freud, Sigmund (1856-1939)
"My dear Schur, you remember our first talk. You promised to help me when I could no longer carry on. It is only torture now, and it has no longer any sense."

~ Genghis, Khan of the Mongols (1155?-1227)
"Let not my end disarm you, and on no account weep or keen for me, let the enemy be warned of my death"

~ Gordon, George, Lord Byron (1788-1824)
"Good night."

~ Guevara, Ernesto "Che" (1928-1967)
"I know you have come to kill me. Shoot, coward. You are only going to kill a man."

~ Gwenn, Edmund (1875-1959)
"Dying is easy. Comedy is difficult."

~ Hari, Mata (Margaretha Geertruida Zelle) (1876-1917)
"It is unbelievable."

~ Heine, Heinrich (1797-1856)
"Write . . . write . . . pencil . . . paper."

~ Hill, Joe (alias Joe Hillstrom, Joel Haaglund) (1879-1915)
"Don't mourn for me. Organize!"

~ Holliday, John Henry (Doc) (1851-1887)
"This is funny."

~ Huss, John (1372-1415)
"O, holy simplicity!"

~ Ibsen, Henrik (1828-1906)
"On the contrary."

~ Jesus of Nazareth (4 B.C.?-30 A.D.?)
"It is finished." per John 19:30
"My God, my God, why have you forsaken me!" per Mark 15:34-5 and Matthew 27:46
"Father, into thy hands I commend my spirit." per Luke 23:46

~ Joan of Arc, Saint (1412-1431)
"Hold the cross high so I may see it through the flames!"

~ Jones, Henry Arthur (1851-1924)
"The prettier. Now fight for it."

~ Kafka, Franz (1883-1924)
"Kill me, or else you are a murderer!"

~ Kennedy, John F. (1917-1963)
"That's obvious."

~ Leary, Timothy (1920-1996)
"Why not? Why not? Why not? Why not? Yeah."

~ Marx, Karl (1818-1883)
"Go on, get out! Last words are for fools who haven't said enough!"

~ More, Thomas, Sir (1478-1535)
"This hath not offended the king."

~ Nostradamus (Michel de Notre Dame) 1503-1566
"Tomorrow, I shall no longer be here."

~ Oswald, Lee Harvey
"I will be glad to discuss this proposition with my attorney, and that after I talk with one, we could either discuss it with him or discuss it with my attorney if the attorney thinnks it is a wise thing to do, but at the present time I have nothing more to say to you."

~ Picasso, Pablo (1881-1973)
"Drink to me!"

~ Poe, Edgar Allan (1809-1849)
"Lord help my poor soul."

~ Pompadour, Jeanne-Antoinette Poisson, Marquise d'Etoiles (1721-1764)
"Wait a second."

~ Rabelais, Francois (1494?-1553)
"Bring down the curtain, the farce is played out."

~ Reeves, George "Superman" (1914-1959)
"I'm tired. I'm going back to bed."

~ Roosevelt, Franklin Delano (1882-1945)
"I have a terrific headache."

~ Ruth, George Herman "Babe" (1895-1948)
"I'm going over the valley."

~ Socrates (469-399 B.C.)
"Crito, I owe a cock to Asclepius. Will you remember to pay the debt?"

~ Tolstoy, Leo (Nikolaevich), Count (1828-1910)
"Even in the valley of the shadow of death, two and two do not make six."

~ Trotsky, Leon (1879-1940)
"I feel this time they have succeeded. I do not want them to undress me. I want you to undress me.

~ Vespasian, Titus Flavius Sabinus, Emperor (9-79)
"Woe is me, I think I am becoming a god."

~ Villa, Francisco "Pancho" (Doroteo Arango) (1878-1923)
"Don't let it end like this. Tell them I said something."

~ Washington, George (1732-1799)
"'Tis well."

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