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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Ovid , the philosopher , voiced the wish , " When I die , may I be taken in the midst of my work . " Surely there is no better way to go .
Tao - Chien , the Chinese philosopher , wrote — " When you must go , then go And make as little fuss as you can . " The following pages will reveal that men ...
If a pagan philosopher can so face death , surely there is nothing more pleasant than the death of a saint as he leaves time for eternity !
Anselm ( 1033-1109 ) , Archbishop of Canterbury and one of the greatest of scholastic theologians and philosophers , labored hard to free the ecclesiastical ...
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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