75 Famous Last Lines of Books That Make the Best Book Endings

These famous last lines of books do everything from captivate to shock, satisfy, and even leave the reader yearning for more.

Here, we’ll explore some of the best last lines of books, from those that have stood the test of time and continue to charm readers today to more recent famous last lines of books.

All the Most Famous Last Lines of Books

• “He loved Big Brother.” – 1984 by George Orwell

• “The creatures outside looked from pig to man, and from man to pig, and from pig to man again; but already it was impossible to say which was which.” – Animal Farm by George Orwell

• “The eyes and faces all turned themselves towards me, and guiding myself by them, as by a magical thread, I stepped into the room.” – The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath

What is the famous last line of A Tale of Two Cities?

“It is a far, far better thing that I do, than I have ever done."

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What is the last line of Wuthering Heights?

“I lingered round them, under that benign sky; watched the moths fluttering among the heath, and hare-bells."

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