Leonard Nimoy’s Last Tweet Is a Perfect Tribute to the Actor’s Life

Leonard Nimoy
Leonard Nimoy wrote a fitting final tweet.  Theo Kingma/REX USA

Fitting final words. Star Trek actor Leonard Nimoy passed away on Friday, Feb. 27, but before he died, he shared one sentimental, powerful tweet.

The celebrated star, who died at the age of 83 in his home in Los Angeles' Bel Air neighborhood, was known for offering up pearls of wisdom on Twitter. 

Earlier this week on one of his final days, he tweeted simply, "A life is like a garden. Perfect moments can be had, but not preserved, except in memory."

He signed the tweet off with the acronym "LLAP" for the famed Star Trek salute "live long and prosper." Nimoy had reportedly been hospitalized for a few days and was fighting "end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease," or COPD, according to his wife

Hours earlier, the late Nimoy shared some of his poetry with his Twitter followers. He posted a reflective poem called You and I Have Learned, which included the lines, "Heart to heart / By those / Who have seen / What we see / And Known / What we know… The miracle is this / The more we share… / The more / We have."

Check out more Twitter gems from Nimoy below. 

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