Facts about Daniel Boone

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Daniel Boone was a famous Explorer from USA, who lived between November 2, 1734 and September 26, 1820. He/she became 85 years old.

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He/she is born under the zodiac scorpio, who is known for Transient, Self-Willed, Purposeful, Unyielding. Our collection contains 20 quotes who is written / told by Daniel.

Here is some other popular authors who lived in the same timeframe: Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry Ward Beecher, H. C. Andersen, Henry W. Longfellow, Berthold Auerbach, Alexandre Dumas, Samuel Smiles, Richard Brinsley Sheridan, William Ellery Channing, John Stuart Mill, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Charles Dickens, Napoleon Bonaparte, William Hazlitt, Benjamin Disraeli, Thomas Jefferson, Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe, Johann Gottfried von Herder, V. Cousin, Alexandre Ledru-Rollin

Famous quotes by Daniel Boone (20)


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"We were then in a dangerous, helpless situation, exposed daily to perils and death amongst savages and wild beasts, not a white man in the country but ourselves"
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"Soon after, I returned home to my family, with a determination to bring them as soon as possible to live in Kentucky, which I esteemed a second paradise, at the risk of my life and fortune"
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"One day I undertook a tour through the country, and the diversity and beauties of nature I met with in this charming season, expelled every gloomy and vexatious thought"
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"On the fourth day of July following, a party of about two hundred Indians attacked Boonsborough, killed one man, and wounded two"
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"Nature was here a series of wonders, and a fund of delight"
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"Most of the memorable events I have myself been exercised in; and, for the satisfaction of the public, will briefly relate the circumstances of my adventures, and scenes of life, from my first movement to this country until this day"
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"May the same Almighty Goodness banish the accursed monster, war, from all lands, with her hated associates, rapine and insatiable ambition!"
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"Let peace, descending from her native heaven, bid her olives spring amidst the joyful nations; and plenty, in league with commerce, scatter blessings from her copious hand!"
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"In this time the enemy began to undermine our fort, which was situated sixty yards from Kentucky River"
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"In this situation I was constantly exposed to danger and death"
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"In the decline of the day, near Kentucky river, as we ascended the brow of a small hill, a number of Indians rushed out of a thick cane-brake upon us, and made us prisoners"
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"In such a diversity it was impossible I should be disposed to melancholy"
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"I was happy in the midst of dangers and inconveniences"
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"I have never been lost, but I will admit to being confused for several weeks"
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"I had gained the summit of a commanding ridge, and, looking round with astonishing delight, beheld the ample plains, the beauteous tracts below"
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"Felicity, the companion of content, is rather found in our own breasts than in the enjoyment of external things; and I firmly believe it requires but a little philosophy to make a man happy in whatever state he is"
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"During our travels, the Indians entertained me well; and their affection for me was so great, that they utterly refused to leave me there with the others, although the Governor offered them one hundred pounds sterling for me, on purpose to give me a parole to go home"
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"Curiosity is natural to the soul of man and interesting objects have a powerful influence on our affections"
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"All you need for happiness is a good gun, a good horse, and a good wife"
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"A zeal for the defence of their country led these heroes to the scene of action, though with a few men to attack a powerful army of experienced warriors"


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