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Saturday, April 23

Famous Last Words

“Yes, but not too many” (english translation)
-Gerrit Achterberg, Dutch poet answering his wife's question:“Shall I bake some potatoes?”

"I should never have switched from Scotch to Martinis."
-Humphrey Bogart

"Dammit. . .Don't you dare ask God to help me."
-Joan Crawford .

"That was a great game of golf, fellers."
-Bing Crosby

"This is absurd! This is absurd!" (english translation)
-Sigmund Freud

"I know you have come to kill me. Shoot, coward, you are only going to kill a man."
-Ernesto "Che" Guevara

-Ulysses S. Grant

"That's good. Read some more."
-Warren G. Harding , to his wife, who was reading him flattering newspaper accounts.

"I'm all right."
-H. G. Wells

"This is funny."
-Doc Holliday

-Pope John Paul II

"Why not?"
-Timothy Leary

["Are you John Lennon?"] "Yes, I am."
- John Lennon

"Shoot me in the chest!"
-Benito Mussolini

"I just had eighteen straight scotches. I think that's the record."
-Dylan Thomas

"Now, now, my good man, this is no time for making enemies."
-Voltaire, when asked by a priest to renounce Satan

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