When Forrest Gump talks at the Vietnam rally in Washington and the sound cuts out he actually says “Sometimes when people go to Vietnam, they go home to their mommas without any legs. Sometimes they don’t go home at all. That’s a bad thing. That’s all I have to say about that.“
The inventor of the television would not let his own children watch TV. He once said to his son “There’s nothing on it worthwhile, and we’re not going to watch it in this household, and I don’t want it in your intellectual diet.”
Martin Luther, father of the Protestant Reformation, once said; “Whoever drinks beer, he is quick to sleep; whoever sleeps long, does not sin; whoever does not sin, enters Heaven! Thus, let us drink beer!”
Karl Marx’s last words were “last words are for fools who haven’t said enough.”
The celebrated film director Alfred Hitchcock was afraid of the food item eggs. “I’m frightened of eggs, worse than frightened, they revolt me. That white round thing without any holes … have you ever seen anything more revolting than an egg yolk breaking and spilling its yellow liquid? Blood is jolly, red. But egg yolk is yellow, revolting. I’ve never tasted it.”
When James French was executed by the electric chair in 1966, his last words were “How’s this for a headline? French fries.“
More peas, Mr. President? At a dinner party, Richard Nixon said, “I could leave this room, and in 25 minutes, 70 million people would be dead.”
Einstein refused surgery, saying: “I want to go when I want. It is tasteless to prolong life artificially. I have done my share, it is time to go. I will do it elegantly.” – he then died the next day.