Last Words of Saints and Sinners: 700 Final Quotes from the Famous, the Infamous, and the Inspiring Figures of History
The last words of the dying have fascinated readers throughout history. They reveal the fears, hopes, courage, and legacies of both the famous and not-so-famous. This collection of seven hundred quotes includes the last words of commoners, atheists, poets, and politicians along with noted Christians and martyrs. Excellent for casual reading and as a ready reference source for the pastor or public speaker.
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( Job 14 : 14 ) is answered by Christ's declaration , " Because I live , ye shall live also " ( John 14:19 ) . Solomon's meditations on death and the grave ...
The saint answered with a joyful face in the words of the Psalmist , " I was glad when they said unto me , we will go into the house of the Lord .
The best answer to life's irony is — irony . " But irony is not fitting on the part of those who welcome Death as a friend introducing them to a world ...
Yet in his " Two Foscari , " Byron asks and answers the question — " Yet what is Death , so it be glorious ? ' Tis a sunset .
Peridiccas , one of his favorites , asked the King what he had reserved for himself , and he answered that he had reserved HOPE .
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Good book, with some interesting and insightful quotes. It also has references to the Bible and gives a good glimpse into the assurance we have through our Lord & Saviour Jesus Christ, as well as tying that assurance to the last words of both saints AND sinners. Read full review