"To the strongest!"
-Alexander the Great
"Don't ask me how I am! I understand nothing more!"
-Hans Christian Anderson
"Let me die in the old uniform in which I fought my battles for freedom, May God forgive me for putting on another."
-Benedict Arnold (I guess he had a little remorse for his betrayal.)
"I want nothing but death."
"Now I can cross the Shifting Sands."
-L. Frank Baum (Referring to the impassable sands surrounding the land of Oz.)
"Just don't leave me alone."
"Who is it? Who is it?"
-Billie the Kid
"I never should have switched from scotch to martinis."
"France, army, Josephine."
"Tell mother, tell mother, I died for my country...(looks at hands) useless...useless."
-John Wilkes Booth
"I, John Brown, am now quite certain that the crimes of this guilty land will never be purged away but with blood. I had, as I now think vainly, flattered myself that without very much bloodshed it might be done."
-John Brown (before being hung for his attack on Harper's Ferry)
"Whatever the result may be, I shall carry to my grave the consciousness that at least I meant well for my country."
"All compound things are subject to breaking up. Strive on with mindfulness."
-Siddhartha Gautama Buddha
"The play is over! Applaud!"
"I think I'll sleep now."
-George Washington Carver
"I'm so bored with it all."
"...it's better to burn out than fade away."
-Giles Corey (while being crushed during the Salem witch trials because he would not answer the court.)
"Lady, you shot me!"
"Hurrah Boys! Let's get these last few reds then head on back to camp. Hurrah!"
"I killed the President because he was the enemy of the good people, the good working people. I am not sorry for my crime."
-Leon Czolgosz (assassin of William McKinley)
"It is nothing...it is nothing..."
-Archduke Franz Ferdinand (whispered to Count Harrach after being shot by Gavrilo Princip)
"I love you."
-Sean Flannagan (spoken to his executioner. Died by lethal injection in 1989.)
"I've had a hell of a lot of fun and I've enjoyed every minute of it."
"A dying man can do nothing easily."
-Benjamin Franklin (when told by his daughter that he may be able to breath easily if he laid on his side.)
"Hey, fellas! How about this for a headline for tomorrow's paper? 'French Fries'!"
-James French (said to reporters before he was sent to the electric chair.)
"Hero! A real hero!"
"I know you are here to kill me. Shoot, coward, you are only going to kill a man."
"I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country."
-Nathan Hale (American spy, hanged in 1776. Alleged quote.)
"This is a mortal wound, doctor."
-Alexander Hamilton (after being shot by Aaron Burr)