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 .
Job's question , " If a man die , shall he live again ? " ( Job 14 : 14 ) is answered by Christ's declaration , " Because I live , ye shall live also ...
It has been said , " The man who is fit to live is the only one ready to die , and to die daily is the sure way to die with security and comfort .
We read that on December 7th , the surgeon in attendance told him that he had but a few days to live . The saint answered with a joyful face in the words of ...
... at the same time teach them to live . " In his search for material , the writer expresses his gratitude for help received from several unusual volumes .
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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