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24 Of History's Most Epic Last Words

"I'll sleep well tonight." —Henry Ford

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1. "Happy." —Raphael, Italian Renaissance painter

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2. “Swing low, sweet chariot.” —Harriet Tubman, American abolitionist leader

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3. “I have offended God and mankind because my work did not reach the quality it should have.” —Leonardo Da Vinci, Italian Renaissance polymath

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4. "Fuck you." —Tupac Shakur, rapper

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5. “A dying man can do nothing easy.” —Benjamin Franklin, Founding Father of the United States

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6. “One never knows the ending. One has to die to know exactly what happens after death, although Catholics have their hopes.” —Alfred Hitchcock, film director

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7. “I’m bored with it all.” —Winston Churchill, former British prime minister

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8. “I’m going away tonight.” —James Brown, singer-songwriter

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9. "Oh wow. Oh wow. Oh wow." —Steve Jobs, co-founder and former CEO of Apple

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10. “I must go in, for the fog is rising.” —Emily Dickinson, poet

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11. "Pardon me, sir, I meant not to do it." —Marie Antoinette, queen of France

12. "Yolanda, in room 158." —Selena, singer

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13. "You are only going to kill a man." —Che Guevara, revolutionary

14. "Kurt Russell." —Walt Disney

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15. "I want nothing but death." —Jane Austen, novelist

16. "Applaud, my friends, the comedy is finished." —Beethoven, composer

17. "I hope the exit is joyful and hope never to return." —Frida Kahlo, painter

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18. "Why not? After all, it belongs to him." —Charlie Chaplin, comic

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19. "It's very beautiful over there." —Thomas Edison, inventor

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20. "Where is my clock?" —Salvador Dalí, surrealist painter

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21. "Pam, are you still there?" —Jim Morrison, frontman of the Doors

22. "I'll sleep well tonight." —Henry Ford, industrialist

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23. "Don't be in such a hurry." —Billie Holiday, musician

24. "Drink to me." —Pablo Picasso, painter

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