Famous Last Lines

Little story now concluded. But history of world unfinished. Lovely ladies, kind gentlemen, go home to ponder. What was true at beginning remains true. Pain make man think, thought make man wise, and wisdom make life endurable. So, may August moon bring gentle sleep. Sayonara.” (Teahouse of the August Moon, 1956)

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7 thoughts on “Famous Last Lines

  1. Thanks for sharing. It’s quite poetic.

    Although this doesn’t compare by a long shot, my favourite famous last line is Rhett’s dry remark to Scarlett’s impassioned plea:

    “Frankly, Scarlett, I don’t give a damn.”

    Ouch!

  2. Allegedly, the last words of Oscar Wilde were: “Either that wallpaper goes, or I do…”

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