1 Someone is walking over my grave
2 Time and tide wait for no man
3 A picture is worth a thousand words
4 A chain is only as strong as its weakest link
5 Take with a grain of salt
6 Paint the town red
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When it comes to memorable quotations, many prominent people save the best until last.
See our list of Famous Last Words to find out who said what, just before they bit the dust.
Also, a special form of last words - notable suicide notes.