Last Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old last quotes, last sayings, and last proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Tough times don't last, tough people do, remember?     

Gregory Peck

As long as the world shall last there will be wrongs, and if no man objected and no man rebelled, those wrongs would last forever.     

Clarence Darrow

He who laughs best today, will also laugs last.     

Friedrich Nietzsche

You rarely know, in the moment, when it's the last time you'll do something. Most of the time, the whole thing just sneaks away in the night, never to be seen or heard from again, not even sending back so much as a postcard to say hello.     

Michelle Cuevas

He who laughs last didn't get it.     

Helen Giangregorio

You're only as good as your last haircut.     

Fran Lebowitz

There is no final resting place of the mind.     

Anthony Bourdain

When the last tree has been cut down, the last fish caught, the last river poisoned, only then will we realize that one cannot eat money.     


The last shall not become the first if the last is lagging behind.     

Michael Bassey Johnson

Save the best for last.     


Final thoughts are so, you know, final. Let's call them closing words.     

Craig Armstrong

The only time you mustn't fail is the last time you try.     

Charles Kettering

Cause you never think that the last time is the last time. You think there will be more. You think you have forever, but you don't.     

Meredith Grey

Like a child who saves their favourite food on the plate for last, I try to save all thoughts of you for the end of the day so I can dream with the taste of you on my tongue.     

Kamand Kojouri

I am about to take my last voyage, a great leap in the dark.     

Thomas Hobbes

All our final decisions are made in a state of mind that is not going to last.     

Marcel Proust

The last day is way shorter than counting to ten.     

Leena Ahmad Almashat

Life doesn't last; art doesn't last. It doesn't matter.     

Eva Hesse

When was the last time you did something for the first time?     


What comes easy won't last long, and what lasts long won't come easy.     


When you wait to the last minute, you rush to get things done, and the closer you get to the deadline, the less options you have.     

Dan Webster

I'm only as good as my last word, my last hook, my last bridge.     

Kendrick Lamar

We never really learn from the first mistake or the second or third. It only hit us when we're given the last chance.     

Wiz Khalifa

Enjoy good moments while they last, then make sure they're not the last.     

Constance Friday

Anyone that truly cares about you will never put you last on their list. You would be a priority in their life.     


Dead last' is greater than 'did not finish' which trumps 'did not start'.     


Life is about doing things that matter first, not last.     

Richie Norton

Dying is the last thing I will ever do.     

John Barrymore

Do every act of your life as though it were the very last act of your life.     

Marcus Aurelius

There is only one difference between a long life and a good dinner: that, in the dinner, the sweets come last.     

Robert Louis Stevenson