Dying words

Whose final words were the following ones?
In some cases, the quotes may be apocryphal.
Quiz by rocamorar
Last updated: November 25, 2020
First submittedNovember 25, 2020
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1. "Father, into thy hands I commend my spirit"
According to Luke 23:46: "Jesus cried with a loud voice and said, 'Father, into your hands I entrust my spirit.' Saying this, he breathed his last." The gospel of John has "It is finished" as the last words of Jesus.
2. "You too, my child?"
Julius Caesar
Bruce Lee
Eric the Red
George H. W. Bush
Historian Suetonius reports that bystanders claimed those words, uttered in Greek (“Kai su, teknon?”), were Caesar's final ones. He doesn't give credit to the story, though. The popular "Et tu Brute?" was made up by Shakespeare.
3. "I'm bored with it all."
Charles de Gaulle
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Winston Churchill
Churchill didn’t recover from his eighth stroke, in 1965. He spent most of his last days in coma, and said his last words to his son-in-law.
4. "Tomorrow, at sunrise, I shall no longer be here."
Joseph Smith
Isaac Newton
Francis Bacon
Michel de Nostredame's secretary claimed that he made this final prophecy on the evening of 1 July 1566. Nostradamus' gout had been worsening in the past weeks.
5. "Have I played the part well? Then applaud as I exit."
Frank Sinatra
Lawrence Olivier
Acording to Suetonius' Twelve Caesars, Augustus last words referred to the play-acting and regal authority that he had put on as emperor.
6. "I have offended God and mankind because my work did not reach the quality it should have."
Vincent Van Gogh
Wolfgang A. Mozart
Leonardo da Vinci
Antoni Gaudí
Leonardo's right hand was paralyzed in the final years of his life, which caused him to leave several of his works unfinished.
7. "To the strongest."
Catherine the Great
Frederick the Great
Alexander the Great
When asked in his deathbed to whom he bequeathed his kingdom, he just replied "to the strongest", which initiated a series of civil wars amongst his commanders.
8. "Why do you weep? Did you think I was immortal?"
Qin Shi Huang
Louis XIV
Thomas Jefferson
The most powerful king of his generation, Louis died of gangrene at Versailles after a long agony..
9. "Either that wallpaper goes, or I do."
Maria Callas
Oscar Wilde
Andy Warhol
Charlie Chaplin
Meningitis had forced Wilde to spend his last weeks bedridden on a cheap hotel's room in France.
10. "I know you have come to kill me. Shoot coward, you are only going to kill a man."
Mahatma Gandhi
Salvador Allende
Grigori Rasputin
Che Guevara
Said by Che to his executioner, when he saw him entering the hut in which he was being held prisoner.
11. "My God, what's happened?"
James Dean
Diana Spencer
George A. Custer
Thomas Beckett
Diana was asking it to fireman Xavier Gourmelon, who led the response team at the crash site.
12. "The earth is suffocating . . . Swear to make them cut me open, so that I won't be buried alive."
Tycho Brahe
Ernest Hemingway
Frédéric Chopin
Mao Zedong
According to his wishes, Chopin's sister ensured that his heart was cut out before burial.
13. "Don't let it end like this. Tell them I said something."
Pancho Villa
Groucho Marx
Tennessee Williams
Villa was surprised by seven riflemen that ambushed him on his drive home.
14. "This is no way to live!"
Groucho Marx
John D. Rockefeller
Fyodor Dostoevsky
Stephen Hawking
His gravestone bears no epitaph, but in one of his last interviews he suggested one: "Excuse me, I can't stand up."
15. "Last words are for fools who haven't said enough."
Chico Marx
Groucho Marx
Karl Marx
Harpo Marx
This was Marx's reply to a servant who had asked him if he had any last words.
Level 34
Nov 25, 2020
i'm not sure
Level 76
Nov 26, 2020
Level 39
Jun 20, 2021
About a little guy, that lives in a blue world.
Level 58
Jun 13, 2021
This was great fun! But I can't believe I didn't spot Augustus! I know I saw that sentence on his Wikipedia page or somewhere. His last public words were something like "I found Rome of clay and I leave it to you of marble", and remembering that threw me off.
Level 70
Jun 20, 2021
Nice quiz! Tough one. Most of these were a stab in the dark for me.
Level 67
Jun 21, 2021
Well, I got two.