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~ Nathan Gale after shooting Dimebag Darrell Abbot. He was then killed by officer James Niggemeyer after he shot him in the face with eight shotgun bullets.

If you have a message for the Devil, tell me now for I'll be seeing him soon.
~ Lavinia Fisher before getting executed by hanging.

I swear that there is no God but God and Muhammad.
~ Saddam Hussein before getting executed by hanging.

Spararmi al petto! (Translated: Shoot me in the chest!)
~ Benito Mussolini in front of a firing squad.

Hurry up you Hoosier bastard, I could kill ten men while you're fooling about!
~ Carl Panzram before he was executed by hanging.

I killed the President because he was the enemy of the good people... the good working people... and I'm not sorry for my crime. I am sorry I could not see my father.
~ Leon Czolgosz before his execution.

You can all kiss my ass!
~ John Wayne Gacy before execution by lethal injection.

Ich Bin Heinrich Himmler. (Translated: I am Heinrich Himmler.)
~ Heinrich Himmler

Useless, useless...
~ John Wilkes Booth. After getting fatally shot and was dragged to the porch of the Garrett farm house.

لا تتحول ضوء. (Translate: Don't turn out the light.)
~ Osama Bin Laden 15 minutes before he was shot by US Special Forces.

I don't care if I live or die. Go ahead and kill me.
~ Jeffery Dahmer to fellow inmate Christopher Scarver, who then beat him to death with a preacher bar (part of a weight lifting machine).

I'm the problem.
~ David Burke who answered the question from the captain of Pacific Southwest Airlines Flight 1771 asking what the problem was. Burke then shot the pilots and then himself, causing the plane to crash, leaving no survivors.

Glory hallelujah! I am with the Lord, Glory, ready, go!
~ Charles J. Guiteau before being executed by hanging for assassinating President James A. Garfield.

Ego adhuc vivere? (Translated: I am still alive!)
~ Caligula

Hey, Jimmie! The Chimney Sweeps. Talk to the Sword. Shut up, you got a big mouth! Please come help me up, Henny. Max come over here... French Canadian bean soup... I want to pay, let them leave me alone...
~ Dutch Schultz speaking in a delirium after being fatally shot by another mobster.

I don't even know why I'm here.
~ Albert Fish before being executed by the Electric chair

Ah well I suppose it has come to this… Such is life.
~ Ned Kelly before being executed by hanging.

Vot sobaka. (Translation: Good dog.)
~ Vladimir Lenin speaking to a dog after retrieving a bird. Afterward, he died from a stroke.

Das ist der schlimmste Verrat von allen. Die Generäle haben den Führer verraten. Alles ist verloren. Ich werde sterben, zusammen mit meiner Frau und meinen Kindern. Sie werden unsere Körper verbrennen, können Sie das tun? (Translated: This is the worst treachery of all. The generals have betrayed the Fuehrer. Everything is lost. I shall die, together with my wife and children. You will burn our bodies, can you do that?)
~ Joseph Goebbels speaking to his adjutant before committing suicide.

Wenn ich getötet werden soll, dann soll Adolf es selbst tun. (Translated: If I am to be killed, let Adolf do it himself.)
~ Ernst Röhm before he is executed by Michael Lippert instead of Hitler.

Lang lebe Deutschland. Es lebe Argentinien. Es lebe Österreich. Dies sind die drei Länder, mit denen ich am meisten verbunden bin und die ich nicht vergessen werde. Ich grüße meine Frau, meine Familie und meine Freunde. Ich bin fertig. Wir sehen uns bald wieder, ebenso wie das Schicksal aller Menschen. Ich sterbe an Gott zu glauben. (Translated: Long live Germany. Long live Argentina. Long live Austria. These are the three countries with which I have been most connected and which I will not forget. I greet my wife, my family, and my friends. I am ready. We'll meet again soon, as is the fate of all men. I die believing in God.)
~ Adolf Eichmann before he was executed by hanging in Israel.

Keine. (Translated: No.)
~ Alfred Rosenberg response if he had any last words before he was hanged.

Ich will nicht mehr mit ihr reden. (Translated: I don't want to speak to her anymore.)
~ Adolf Hitler last words to adjutant Otto Günsche when he informed him that Magda Goebbels wanted to speak to him.

Is it peace, Zimri, murderer of your master?
~ Jezebel (from 2 Kings 9:31) before Jehu threw her out of a window, and dogs ate her corpse.

Please don't let me fall!
~ Mary Surratt before she was executed by hanging.

I'd like you to give my love to my family and friends.
~ Ted Bundy before being executed by the Electric chair.

What are you doing?  It's haraam.  It's not allowed in Islamic law. Haraam. What you are doing is forbidden in Islam!
~ Muammar Gaddafi before he was shot to death by Libyan rebels.

You got me."''
~ John Dillinger after being shot. Note: According to FBI reports, Dillinger had no last words. However, this remains highly disputed. It is rumored that he said "You got me." after he was shot. Dillinger's lips were reportedly moving just after he fell from being shot outside the Biograph Theater, but what he might have said is unknown (not to mention that his speech may have been slurred due to his injuries)

~ Joseph Stalin unintelligible responses to Peter Lozgachev when he find Stalin lying on his back on the floor of his room beside his bed wearing pyjama bottoms and an undershirt with his clothes soaked in stale urine.

Shinu made ni wa zutto jikan ga kakatte iru koto o totemo zan'nen ni omoimasu. Higashiajia dai sensō wa seitō-ka sa re seigi sa reta. Watashi wa kokka to dai Ajia no chikara no subete no shuzoku ni totte hijō ni zan'nendesu. Watashi wa rekishi no tadashī handan o matsu. Watashi wa jisatsu shitaiga, tokiniha shippai suru (Translated: I am very sorry it is taking me so long to die. The Greater East Asia War was justified and righteous. I am very sorry for the nation and all the races of the Greater Asiatic powers. I wait for the righteous judgment of history. I wished to commit suicide but sometimes that fails.)
~ Hideki Tojo on his suicide attempt before he was hanged for war crimes committed during World War Two.

All right, I'll take you with me.
~ Andrew Kehoe to superintendent Emory E. Huyck before blowing up his truck killing him, Huyck, and a few other bystanders.

...take our life from us, we laid it down, we got tired. We didn't commit suicide. We committed an act of revolutionary suicide protesting the conditions of an inhumane world.
~ Jim Jones whose words were part of a recording on an audiocassette found at the People's Temple compound in Guyana after the mass suicide of 1978.

I trust in the merits of Christ. All is lost! Monks! Monks! Monks!
~ Henry VIII

Qualis artifex pereo sit mecum? (Translated: What an artist is perishing with me!)
~ Emperor Nero after committing suicide.

I forgot something.
~ George Lincoln Rockwell spoke those words to no one in particular as he left the laundromat to get something from his car. Moments later, John Palter, a former member of Rockwell’s group, fatally shot Rockwell from the roof of the shopping center.

Ich werde dich wiedersehen. (Translated: I'll see you again.)
~ Joachim von Ribbentrop spoke these words to a Lutheran pastor before he was hanged at Nuremberg.

Yes, I would just like to say I'm sailing with the rock, and I'll be back, like Independence Day with Jesus. June 6, like the movie. Big mother ship and all, I'll be back, I'll be back.
~ Aileen Wuornos before execution by lethal injection.

~ Susan Atkins's redeeming and last words while dying at the Central California Women's facility

Good people, are always so sure their right
~ Barbara Graham's last comment before being executed in the gas chamber

Meine Grüße an Sie, mein ewiges Deutschland. (Translated: My greetings to you, my eternal Germany.)
~ Alfred Jodl spoken before he was hanged at Nuremberg.

Aidez-moi, mon cher ami! (Translated: Help me, my dear friend!)
~ Charlotte Corday's last words before she was executed under the guillotine.

Wir kennen die russischen Methoden genau. Ich habe nicht die leiseste Absicht, von den Russen gefangen genommen zu werden. (Translated: We know the Russian methods exactly. I haven't the faintest intention of being taken prisoner by the Russians.)
~ Heinrich Muller last known words to Hitler's pilot Hans Baur before Muller mysteriously disappeared from history.

Heil Hitler.
~ Amon Göth before getting executed by hanging. It is later used in the 1993 film Schindler's List

One! Two! Three!
~ Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold saying at the same time before committing suicide

That picture is awful dusty.
~ Jesse James

I did not get my Spaghetti-O's. I got spaghetti. I want the press to know this.
~ Thomas J. Grasso, referring to his last meal before he was executed by lethal injection.

Jeg er dømt urettferdig og jeg dør uskyldig. (Translated: I'm convicted unfairly and I die innocent.)
~ Vidkun Quisling before he was executed by a firing squad.

I want to ask if it is in your heart to forgive me. You don't have to. I know I allowed the Devil to rule my life. I just ask you to forgive me and ask the Lord to forgive me for allowing the devil to deceive me. I thank God for having patience in me. I don't deserve to cause you pain. You do not deserve this. I deserve what I am getting.
~ Ángel Maturino Reséndiz

We do in all honesty hate this world.
~ Marshall Applewhite's final words prior to Heaven's Gate's mass suicide of 39 members including himself

I am the most famous human being that has ever lived.
~ Charles Manson

~ Richard Nixon's last words to his housekeeper while having a stroke

Out of the night that carries me, black as the pit from pole to pole, I thank whatever gods may be for my immortal soul. In the fell clutch of circumstance, I have not winced or cried aloud. Under the bludgeoning of chance, my head is bloody, but unbowed. Beyond this place of wrath and tears looms but the horror of the shade. And yet the menace of the years finds and shall find me unafraid. It matters not how straight the gate, how charged with punishments the scroll. I am the master of my fate. I am the captain of my soul.
~ Timothy McVeigh, reciting the poem "Invictus" before being executed by lethal injection.

The time will come for all of us, but the ideas of the Cuban communists will remain as proof on this planet that if they are worked at with fervour and dignity, they can produce the material and cultural goods that human beings need, and we need to fight without truce to obtain them. Towards victory, always!
~ Fidel Castro giving a farewell speech to the Cuban congress just days before he passed away.

Why is it so difficult to die?
~ Francisco Franco

I am preparing to leave this Earth.
~ Chris Benoit's alleged suicide note.

I feel ill. Call the doctors.
~ Mao Zedong while suffering a heart attack on September 5, 1976. He died four days later.

Let me die in the old uniform in which I fought my battles for freedom, May God forgive me for putting on another.
~ Benedict Arnold

Let not my end disarm you, and on no account weep or keen for me, lest the enemy be warned of my death.
~ Genghis Khan

There'll always be a Meersman.
~ Gary Gilmore's last words before his execution by firing squad.

Schnell! (Translated: Hurry!)
~ Irma Grese, before she was executed by hanging.

Sé que estas aqui para matarme. Dispara, cobarde, solo vas a matar a un hombre. (Translated: I know you are here to kill me. Shoot, coward, you are only going to kill a man.)
~ Che Guevara, spoken to his executioner, Sergeant Jaime Terán,

Oh, do not cry. Be good children, and we shall all meet in Heaven … I want to meet you all, white and black, in Heaven.
~ Andrew Jackson, to his grand-children and his servants, as quoted in The National Preacher (1845) by Austin Dickinson, p. 192.

My right side is paralyzed. I need no doctor. I can overcome my own troubles.
~ Andrew Johnson, to his granddaughter, who was about to send for a doctor.

Какие? Какие? (Translated: What?! What?!)
~ Nicholas II, just prior to being executed.

~ Lee Harvey Oswald, after he was shot by Jack Ruby. He died shortly afterwards.

~ Augusto Pinochet, calling out for his wife, Lucia Hiriart.

Brothers! Brothers, please! This is a house of peace!
~ Malcolm X to two men were staging a fight in the audience he was addressing to distract attention from assassins who were drawing their guns to shoot him. Reportedly, Malcolm was dead before his body struck the floor.