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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Mine is not the redbrown dress of the traveller , and though there are dangers in the way , I have no fear in my mind . The evening star will come out when ...
For example , we would expect John Wesley to come to the last hour in a different frame of mind from Voltaire , who carried no hope beyond the grave .
By this oft - repeated lesson Philip sought to humble his lofty mind and teach his frail nature not to glory so much in the splendor of his crown and ...
... as Peter who had " the virtues and vices of creative minds , the lights and shadows of sanguine temperaments and the inconsistencies of genius .
As deathpangs laid hold on him , he died giving utterance to what was uppermost in his mind : " I shall gladly obey His call ; yet I should also feel ...
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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