11位名人留给世界的最后一句话

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Dying never sounded so good. Learn about the last words of some of history’s notable characters, and the context surrounding them.
  死亡从来都不是什么好事。今天我们一起来听听历史上一些名人在临死之前留给这个世界的最后一句话吧。
“One Last Drink, Please.”
  “最后一杯,谢谢。”
Jack Daniel (1850-1911)
  杰克·丹尼尔(1850-1911)
Jack Daniel was an American distiller and founder of Jack Daniel’s Tennessee whiskey distillery.
  杰克.丹尼尔是美国的一位酿酒师,也是杰克·丹尼尔田纳西威士忌酒厂的创始人。
Daniel died of blood poisoning in Lynchburg in 1911. Rumor has it that he contracted an infection from kicking his safe in anger when he could not get it open. However, multiple biographers have refuted this claim.
  丹尼尔1911年在林奇堡死于血液感染。有传言称,丹尼尔是在临死前几天因无法打开保险箱所以生气地用脚踢了它而导致了感染,但是很多传记记者都否认了这种说法。

“Last Words Are for Fools Who Haven’t Said Enough.”
“那些还没说够的蠢人才需要留遗言。”
Karl Marx (1818-1883)
 卡尔·马克思(1818-1883)
Karl Marx was a significant German political theorist, philosopher and economist. He is perhaps best known for his works “The Communist Manifesto” (1848) and Das Kapital (1867).
  卡尔·马克思,德国伟大的政治家、哲学家和经济学家。他最有名的著作当属《共产党宣言》(1848)和《资本论》(1867)。
Marx died of complications from a catarrh that he developed in 1881. His last words were “last words are for fools who haven’t said enough.”
  马克思1881年死于结膜炎引起的并发症。他生前最后一句话是“那些还没说够的蠢人才需要留遗言。”

“It Was the Food.”
  “都怪吃的。”
Richard Harris (1930-2002)
  理查德·哈里斯(1930-2002)
Richard Harris was an Irish singer, actor and film star. He is known for his roles in films like Camelot (1967) and as Albus Dumbledore in Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone and Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.
  理查德·哈里斯,爱尔兰人,歌手、演员、电影明星。哈里斯曾主演过电影《凤宫劫美录》(1967),并在《哈利·波特》系列电影中饰演魔法校长邓布利多。
Harris died from pneumonia resulting from Hodgkin’s disease, and died in 2002 at the age of 72. His last words were “It was the food.”
  哈里斯2002年死于淋巴肿瘤引起的肺炎,享年72岁。他去世前的最后一句话是“都怪吃的”。

“Kurt Russell.”
  “库尔特·拉塞尔”
Walt Disney (1901-1966)
  沃尔特·迪士尼
Walt Disney was an American business magnate, artist, cartoonist, screenwriter, philanthropist and voice actor. His name was also given to numerous theme parks around the world (Disneyland!).
 沃尔特·迪士尼,美国商业巨头,艺术家、画家、编剧、配音演员,慈善家。以他名字命名的迪士尼乐园遍布全球。
Disney was also a chain smoker throughout his entire adult life. He was diagnosed with a malignant lung tumor in 1966. He died on December 15, 1966 of acute circulatory collapse.
  迪士尼嗜烟如命,1966年被诊断出肺癌,同年12月15日突发心肌梗塞逝世。
His last words were scribbled on a piece of paper – “Kurt Russell.” The significance of this remains a mystery, even to Russell himself.
 他临终前最后一句话是写在一张纸上的“库尔特·拉塞尔”,为什么要写这个至今仍是个谜,连拉塞尔本人都不知道。

“Thomas Jefferson Still Survives.”
  “托马斯·杰斐逊还活着。”
John Adams (1735-1826)
 约翰·亚当斯(1735-1826)
John Adams was the second president of the United States.
 约翰·亚当斯是美国的第二任总统。
Adams passed away on July 4, 1826- the fiftieth anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence. After being told it was the Fourth of July, Adams responded, “It is a great day. It is a good day.” It is reported that his last words were “Jefferson survives,” although he did not know that Jefferson died earlier that day.
  亚当斯于1826年7月4日–《独立宣言》签署五十周年纪念日那天去世。得知当天是7月4日时,亚当斯曾说,“这是伟大的一天,是个好日子。”据报道,他临终前最后一句话是“杰斐逊还活着”,他确实不知道杰斐逊也是在当日早些时候过世的。

“Van Halen!”
 “凡·海伦!”
Dimebag Darrell (1966-2004)
  蒂姆贝格·达雷尔(1966-2004)
Dimebag Darrell was an American musician and virtuoso guitarist, known for being a member of the bands Pantera and Damageplan.
蒂姆贝格?达雷尔,美国著名音乐人、吉他手,著名能量金属乐队Pantera和Damege plan的一员。
He was shot and killed by a gunman named Nathan Gale while on stage during a Damageplan performance. His last words were “Van Halen!”
  他率领新乐队Damageplan在一家俱乐部中演出时,被人枪杀。他说的最后一句话是“凡?海伦”。

“I Just Wish I Had Time for One More Bowl of Chili.”
  “我只希望能有时间再喝一碗辣酱汤。”
Kit Carson (1809-1868)
  基特·卡森(1809-1868)
Kit Carson is known as a famous American frontiersman.
  基特.卡森是美国一位著名的前线军人。
His last words were reportedly, “I just wish I had time for one more bowl of chili.”
  据报道,他临终前的最后一句话是,“我只希望能有时间再喝一碗辣酱汤。”

“is It Not Meningitis?”
  “难道不是脑膜炎吗?”
Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888)
  路易莎·梅·奥尔科特(1832-1888)
Louisa May Alcott was an American novelist, best known for penning Little Women. She was a prolific writer and wrote until her death in 1888.
 路易莎.梅.奥尔科特是美国著名小说家,代表作是《小妇人》。她是一位非常多产的作家,坚持写作一直到1888年去世。
She passed away at the age of 55 in Boston, and her last words were, “Is it not meningitis?”
  奥尔科特55岁的时候在波士顿去世,她最后的一句话是:“难道不是脑膜炎吗?”

“Damn It! How Will I Ever Get Out of This Labyrinth!”
 “该死!我怎么就走不出这个迷宫!”
Simon Bolivar (1783-1830)
  西蒙·玻利瓦尔(1783-1830)
Simon Bolivar was a famous South American political and military leader.
  西蒙·玻利瓦尔是南美著名的政治、军事领袖。
He died of tuberculosis at the age of 47 in 1830. His last words were reportedly “Damn it! How will I ever get out of this labyrinth!”
  他于1830年死于肺结核,享年47岁。据报道,他生前最后一句话是“该死!我怎么就走不出这个迷宫!”

“Where is My Clock?”
  “我的钟去哪了?”
Salvador Dali (1904-1989)
 萨尔瓦多·达利(1904-1989)
Salvador Dali was a prominent Spanish surrealist painter, famous for works like “The Persistence of Memory” (1931) and “Swans Reflecting Elephants” (1937).
  萨尔瓦多.达利是著名的西班牙超现实主义画家,代表作有《记忆的永恒》(1931)和《天鹅与大象》(1937)。
In 1980, Dali’s health took a turn for the worse when he started to develop Parkinson-like symptoms that caused his right hand to shake uncontrollably.
 1980年,达利的健康状况急转直下,表现出类似于帕金森综合征的症状,这使他的右手不受控制地颤抖。
After his wife died he lost much of his will to live, deliberately dehydrating himself to put himself in a state of “suspended animation.” He died on January 23, 1989 of heart failure. His last words, ostensibly a reference to his work, were “where is my clock?”
 妻子过世后,他丧失了活下去的意志,故意使自己脱水从而处于假死状态。1989年1月23日,他因心力衰竭而去世。他生前最后一句话是“我的钟去哪了?”,看起来这指的是他的作品。

“You Will Not Find Me Alive at Sunrise.”
 “太阳升起,我将死去。”
Nostradamus (1503-1566)
 诺斯特拉达姆士(1503-1566)
Nostradamus was a French apothecary and seer, whose published prophecies became famous worldwide.
  诺斯特拉达姆士,法国药剂师、预言家,因发表预言诗集而闻名世界。
Nostradamus had gout, which by 1566 turned to edema. He reportedly told his secretary Jean de Chavigny the famous last words: “You will not find me alive at sunrise.” The next morning he was found dead next to his bed and a bench.
诺斯特拉达姆士患有痛风,从1566年开始水肿。据报道,他临死之前对自己的秘书说的最后一句名言是:“太阳升起,我将死去。”第二天早上发现他的时候,他已经去世了。

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