Quotes / Go Out with a Smile

"But as my plastic surgeon always says - If you gotta go, go with a smile!"

And turning gently to Enjolras, he said to him:
"Do you permit it?"
Enjolras pressed his hand with a smile.
This smile was not ended when the report resounded.
— The deaths of Enjolras and Grantaire, Les Misérables

"My life was lived on the rails that were laid down for me...but thanks to you humans, it was...to some degree, a good life...one worth living..."

Ah, I've had enough. Yeah, that's all I really need. They gave me everything I could want. (chuckle) Thank you and goodbye...my friends.

"Nu will forever be by your side, Ragna..."
Lambda, BlazBlue

TARDIS: There's one thing I always wanted to say… that I never got to say.
The Doctor: …goodbye…
TARDIS: No. Hello. Hello, Doctor. It's so very nice to meet you.
The Doctor: No, please… I don't want you to…
TARDIS: I love you…
Doctor Who, The Doctor's Wife

"My wrath..is finally... gone."
Asura, Asura's Wrath

No, it's alright this way. At least I got to know my mother before I died.
Hollyleaf, Warrior Cats: The Last Hope

You've given me a good life. I love you all.
Brian Griffin, Family Guy

Anakin Skywalker: Now go, my son. Leave me.
Luke Skywalker: No, you're coming with me. I'll not leave you here, I've got to save you.
Anakin Skywalker: You already have, Luke. You were right. You were right about me. Tell your sister... you were right.
Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi

"Lungs, heart may have stopped but the optic nerves were still sending messages to a brain which, those who should know tell us, does not immediately shut down. So we stared at each other at the end... Although there was no breath for speech, he now had a sort of wry wiseguy from the Bronx expression on his face which said clearly to me who knew all his expressions, 'So this is the big fucking deal everyone goes on about.'"
Gore Vidal, Point to Point Navigation

"You where born crying when people around you smiled. Live so that you may die with a smile when people around you cry."
Swedish Idiom

"Genophage cured. Krogan free. New beginning...for all of us."
Mordin Solus, Mass Effect 3

"The wind...it is...blowing..."

"But I was happy. You always treated me well... Thank you. I... was always so happy! All because of you!"
The Going Merry, One Piece

"Live well, age well, and go bald well. And die after me. And... if you can, die smiling."
Isshin Kurosaki, Bleach

Guess I was good for somethin' after all...
Stanley Pines, Gravity Falls

He was smiling in his final agonies, his mouth a mass of yellow and black like the half-chewed remains of wasps.

Inside my heart is breaking
My makeup may be flaking
But my smile still stays on
I'll face it with a grin
I'm never giving in
On with the show!
Freddie Mercury of Queen, "The Show Must Go On"

For life is quite absurd, and death's the final word
You must always face the curtain with a bow
Forget about your sin, give the audience a grin
Enjoy it, it's your last chance anyhow
Eric Idle, Monty Python's Life of Brian, "Always Look on the Bright Side of Life"