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Can you name the Known Last Words of Presidents?

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Water.N/A
I am a broken piece of machinery. When the machine is broken... I am ready.N/A
Sir, I wish you to understand the true principles of government. I wish them carried out. I ask nothing more.N/A
I have tried so hard to do right.N/A
His daughter Patti Davis described his death, and said that his final communication was love, spoken with his eyes rather than his voice.[My mother then] said to her husband that the expression was 'the greatest gift you could have given me.''
I know that I am going where Lucy is.N/A
Nearer, my God, to Thee, nearer to Thee. We are all going, we are all going, we are all going.N/A
Doctor, I am going. Perhaps it is best.N/A
Help![Called out to his housekeeper. A stroke then left him mute and partially paralyzed. He died the next day.]
I have a terrific headache. (Died of a massive cerebral hemorrhage.)
Is it the Fourth? [Asked of his doctor, Robley Dunglison, who replied, 'It soon will be.'] I resign my spirit to God, my daughter to my country.N/A
Oh Swaim, there is a pain here. Swaim, can't you stop this? Oh, oh, Swaim![To his chief of staff, David G. Swaim]
That's good. Go on. Read some more.[To his wife, who was reading him flattering newspaper accounts.]
Please put out the light.N/A
It doesn't really matter. [In response to his wife's admonition not to hold her hand at Ford's Theater, because people might see them. His final utterance was laughter.]
I've always loved my wife, my children, and my grandchildren, and I've always loved my country. I want to go. I'm ready to go. God, take me.N/A
I regret nothing, but I am sorry that I am about to leave my friends.N/A
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Nothing more than a change of mind, my dear. I always talk better lying down.[In response to a niece, who asked, 'What is the matter, Uncle James?']
Are the doctors here? Doctor...my lungs.N/A
I regret that I should leave this world without again beholding him.[referring to James Madison]
My right side is paralyzed. [struggling to move] I need no doctor. I can overcome my troubles.[After falling out of his chair, he spoke his last to his distraught daughter.]
The nourishment is palatable.[Accepting a spoonful of soup from his doctor.]
I love you, Sarah. For all eternity, I love you.[He told her what provisions he had made for her, then passed away.] (spoken to his wife)
Whatever the result may be, I shall carry to my grave the consciousness that at least I meant well for my country. Oh Lord God Almighty, as thou wilt.N/A
This is the last of Earth. I am content.N/A
Levi Strauss was one of my best friends.N/A
Tis well.N/A
Oh, yes; it is the glorious Fourth of July. It is a great day. It is a good day. God bless it. God bless you all. [He awakened later, and mumbled, 'Thomas Jefferson...'[This is often reported as the beginning of the sentence 'Thomas Jefferson still survives,' but this cannot be held reliable.]
That's very obvious.[Spoken in response to Mrs. Connolly's comment, 'Mr. President, you can't say that Dallas doesn't love you.']
Good morning, Robert.[To a carpenter working on his home.]
There is but one reliance.N/A
Send Mike immediately![To a Secret Service agent over an in-house telephone.]
I hope to meet you all in Heaven. Be good children, all of you, and strive to be ready when the change comes.N/A

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