The (Funny) Last Words of 13 Notable People—Revealed
"Did you hear the one about the guy who died mid-sen—"
Marie Antoinette, 1793
If she was polite to the person who was about to kill her, you can be polite to the person who bumped into you on the bus. Check out more brilliant quotes from history’s most impressive women.
Not the circles! Take the squares, but anything but the circles!
Ian Fleming, 1964
It’s always a good idea to make small talk with your drivers.
It’s fitting that his last words were a prediction—and an accurate one, at that. Don’t miss these unforgettable last words that’ll make you think.
Pope Alexander VI, 1503
We’re guessing the Pope was one of those kids who always asked his parents for “five more minutes.”
Dominique Bouhours, 1702
If he were canonized, he’d be the patron saint of English majors. Check out these jokes that every grammar nerd will appreciate.
Henrik Ibsen, 1906
He really wasn’t kidding. On a lighter note, make sure you read these quotes that’ll make you feel better about getting older.