"Excuse all the blood." Famous Suicide Notes
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People who attempt or commit suicide often leave a note to provide insight about their motivations. Here are some messages left behind by famous people.
| ||Vincent Van Gogh - Left a suicide note that said: "The sadness will never go away".|
| ||Romain Gary - French novelist. Apart from his suicide note, stated: "I really had fun. Goodbye and thank you."|
| ||Hunter S. Thompson - Creator of gonzo journalism who ascribed his suicide to boredom and a dissatisfaction with aging.|
| ||Tony Hancock - British comedian, died in 1968. "Things just went wrong too many times".|
| ||George Eastman - Inventor of 35 mm film and founder of Eastman Kodak. His note read, "My work is done. Why wait?"|
| ||Pete Ham - Leader of the rock group Badfinger. Blamed the group's manager for his financial ruin, calling him "...a soulless bastard. I will take him with me."|
| ||George Sanders - Academy Award winning British actor. Suicide note stated he was bored with the world and that he "had lived long enough".|
| ||"Dead" - Lead singer of the black metal group Mayhem, whose suicide note read, in part, "Excuse all the blood."|
| ||Eustace Budgell - English writer: "What Cato did, and Addison approved, cannot be wrong."|
| ||Clara Blandick - U.S. film actress, (Auntie Em in the The Wizard of Oz). "I am now about to make the great adventure".|
| ||Elliott Smith - Singer/songwriter who suffered from addiction and depression. "I'm so sorry - love Elliot. God forgive me."|
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Really interesting. Tells you a lot about those people and how they saw the world just before they decided to exit it.
Comment by: gwinna
It just shows proof that money doesn't make you happy. Good job making this list.
Comment by: MoonshineLullaby