Top 10 Uncanny Last Words

No one is really sure about what happens to you upon death. One thing for sure is that the last moments in life are filled with honesty, unless you are one of the egoistic, sadistic individuals who only care about themselves.

I believe that the final word a person speaks are quite revealing and speaks volumes about a person’s character. They show the rest of us what exactly they are feeling, thinking and seeing.

This article examines 10 uncanny last words from people we may or may not remember for good or bad reasons. Let’s see if you agree. Be sure to comment about your likes and dislikes.


1. Humphrey Bogart:

Humphrey Bogart

Quote: “I Should Never Have Switched From Scotch to Martini”

Description: An American actor, he was widely regarded as a cultural icon. He died at 57, weighing only 80 lbs. when he died, after falling into a coma. America lost one of the greatest stars in the history of American Cinema; that is according to American Film Institute.


2. Carl Panzram

Carl Panzram

Quote: “Hurry up, you Hoosier bastard, I could kill ten men while you’re fooling around.”

Description: Carl Panzram was an American serial killer, rapist, arsonist and burglar. He was executed on September 30, 1930. In his last words, the word “Hoosier” was used. It referred to people from Indiana. It came from the Gene Hackman movie about the basketball team.


3. James French:

James French

Quote: “Hey Fellas! How about this for a headline for tomorrow’s paper? ‘French Fries.’”

Description: French was serving a life sentence when he realized that a life sentence is a long time. Unwilling to complete it, he killed his cell mate in an effort to have himself executed. He was afraid of suicide and was not willing to go through with it.


4. Jack Daniel:

Jack Daniel

Quote: “One last drink please.”

Description: Daniel was an American distiller and founder of the Tennessee whiskey of the same name. He died of blood poisoning on October 10, 1911, which started in his big toe, which he injured kicking a safe. Even.


5. George Harrison:

George Harrison

Quote: “Love one another.”

Description: What a sweet man. This world did not just lose a Beatle, it lost a young legend with much potential ahead of him.


6. Bing Crosby:

Bing Crosby

Quote: “That was a great game of golf, fellers.”

Description: He played an 18 hole game of golf when he was advised by his doctor to only do 9. 20m minutes after the game ended, he suffered a heart attack that killed him.


7. Alfred Jarry:

Alfred Jarry

Quote: “I am dying. Please…bring me a tooth pick.”

Description: Jarry, a French playwright, died in Paris of tuberculosis, which was aggravated by drugs and alcohol use. His last request was for a toothpick as the quote suggests.


8. Joe DiMaggio:

Joe DiMaggio

Quote: “I’ll finally get to see Marilyn.”

Description: I guess Marilyn Monroe was his true love. DiMaggio shared these words with his attorney and friend, Morris Engelberg, who was with the former baseball layer when he died in 1999. He was of course referring to Marilyn Monroe, who he was married to in 1954 and divorced her the same year.


9. Davy Crockett:

Davy Crockett

Quote: “I’m warning you boys, I’m a screamer.”

Description: He was a 19th century folk hero who died in battle during the Battle of the Alamo in the Texas Revolution. He became famous for larger than life exploits popularized stage plays and almanacs.


10. Joan Crawford:

Joan Crawford

Quote: “Damn it…don’t you dare ask God to help me.”

Description: Crawford said this to her maid as she began to pray, Crawford rejected divine assistance with the same fearless indifference to authority that got her through Hollywood for 4 decades. She has 6 adopted children and 4 husbands.

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