Leonardo da Vinci
“I have offended God and mankind because my work did not reach the quality it should have.”
—Leonardo da Vinci, artist, on May 2, 1519.
“I’d like to thank the Academy for my lifetime achievement award that I will eventually get.”
—Donald O’Connor, performer, on September 27, 2003. For more famous last words, check out these funny last words of notable people.
“I am about to—or I am going to—die. Either expression is correct.”
—Dominique Boubours, French grammarian, on May 27, 1702. Read more word-nerd one-liners with these best grammar jokes of all time.