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Davy Crockett - Quotes

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Fame is like a shaved pig with a greased tail, and it is only after it has slipped through the hands of some thousands, that some fellow, by mere chance, holds on to it!

Fame is like a shaved pig with a greased tail, and it is only after it has slipped through the hands of some thousands, that some fellow, by mere chance, holds on to it!

You may all go to Hell, and I will go to Texas. ---->>>

Let your tongue speak what your heart thinks. ---->>>

Be always sure you are right - then go ahead. ---->>>

I would rather be beaten, and be a man, than to be elected and be a little puppy dog. ---->>>

I have always supported measures and principles and not men.

I have always supported measures and principles and not men.

Throughout the day no time for memorandums now. Go ahead! Liberty and independence forever.

Throughout the day no time for memorandums now. Go ahead! Liberty and independence forever.

We have the right as individuals to give away as much of our own money as we please in charity; but as members of Congress we have no right to appropriate a dollar of the public money. ---->>>

I have suffered my self to be politically sacrificed to save my country from ruin and disgrace and if I am never a gain elected I will have the gratification to know that I have done my duty.

I have suffered my self to be politically sacrificed to save my country from ruin and disgrace and if I am never a gain elected I will have the gratification to know that I have done my duty.

The enemy fought with savage fury, and met death with all its horrors, without shrinking or complaining: not one asked to be spared, but fought as long as they could stand or sit.

The enemy fought with savage fury, and met death with all its horrors, without shrinking or complaining: not one asked to be spared, but fought as long as they could stand or sit.

It was expected of me that I was to bow to the name of Andrew Jackson... even at the expense of my conscience and judgement. such a thing was new to me, and a total stranger to my principles. ---->>>

Look at my arms, you will find no party hand-cuff on them. ---->>>

If one man in the country could take all the money, what was the use of passing any bills about it? ---->>>

We must not permit our respect for the dead or our sympathy for the living to lead us into an act of injustice to the balance of the living.

We must not permit our respect for the dead or our sympathy for the living to lead us into an act of injustice to the balance of the living.

I would rather be politically dead than hypocritically immortalized. ---->>>

The party in power, like Jonah's gourd, grew up quickly, and will quickly fall. ---->>>

Heaven knows that I have done all that a mortal could do, to save the people, and the failure was not my fault, but the fault of others.

Heaven knows that I have done all that a mortal could do, to save the people, and the failure was not my fault, but the fault of others.

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: August 17, 1786
Birthplace:
Die: March 6, 1836
Occupation: Explorer
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David "Davy" Crockett (August 17, 1786 – March 6, 1836) was a 19th-century American folk hero, frontiersman, soldier, and politician. He is commonly referred to in popular culture by the epithet "King of the Wild Frontier". He represented Tennessee in the U.S. House of Representatives and served in the Texas Revolution (wikipedia)