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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... earthly career were numbered , being asked what death in his judgment might be pronounced most eligible , replied , “ That which should be most sudden .
Christ replied : " I am come to Rome to be crucified a second time . " Peter hurried back to martyrdom . It is said that his wife was killed first , and as ...
Bellamy replied : " I will tell them there forever Jesus is precious . " William Beveridge ( 1637-1708 ) , was the learned and devout English bishop who ...
The dying man replied : " That would be but sorry comfort to me now ; the earth is slipping away from me . No ! Firm as His throne His promise stands .
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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