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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... this remarkable compilation , published in English over 50 years ago , teaches one how to die well . For the chapter on " Farewells at Death " , I had ...
... of Death Research in literature dealing with man's philosophy of dying and death reveals a remarkable diversity of opinion regarding his last enemy .
... known for his remarkable executive ability and pulpit oratory and who was often consulted by President Abraham Lincoln , was elected Bishop in 1852.
... pastor of the Congregational Church in Bethlehem , Pennsylvania , at the age of 21 , was a man of commanding presence and remarkable preaching ability .
... EDWARDS ( 1703-1758 ) , one of the most eminent among American preachers , had a remarkable influence over audiences which seems almost incredible .
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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