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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Quaint Francis Quarles , expressed it thus , " He that begins to live begins to die . " A German proverb reads , " Man begins to die before he is born .
... although they seemed to have absorbed some of the sweetness of the Christian hope after death . Tagore , in his contemplation of death , expressed ...
Christians of every age , although expressing themselves in different ways as they approached their last hour , all knew what it was to share in the victory ...
He died in 1690 at the age of 86 , his final utterance expressing his concern for the Indians he dearly loved : " There is a dark cloud upon the work of the ...
... harassed at times with the most acute pain , he bore it with uniform patience and unusual gentleness . Expressing surprise that he Farewells at Death / 65.
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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