Facts about Davy Crockett

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Davy Crockett was a famous Explorer from USA, who lived between August 17, 1786 and March 6, 1836. He/she became 49 years old.

Zodiac etc.

He/she is born under the zodiac leo, who is known for Ruling, Warmth, Generosity, Faithful, Initiative. Our collection contains 17 quotes who is written / told by Davy, under the main topic Men.

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, John Stuart Mill, Charles Dickens, Thomas Huxley, Benjamin Disraeli, Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson, V. Cousin, Alexandre Ledru-Rollin, George Crook, Karl Marx, Robert Browning, Fyodor Dostoevsky, Honore de Balzac, Fernando Wood

Famous quotes by Davy Crockett (17)


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"You may all go to Hell, and I will go to Texas"
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"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"
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"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"
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"Throughout the day no time for memorandums now. Go ahead! Liberty and independence forever"
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"The party in power, like Jonah's gourd, grew up quickly, and will quickly fall"
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"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"
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"Look at my arms, you will find no party hand-cuff on them"
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"Let your tongue speak what your heart thinks"
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"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"
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"If one man in the country could take all the money, what was the use of passing any bills about it?"
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"I would rather be politically dead than hypocritically immortalized"
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"I would rather be beaten, and be a man, than to be elected and be a little puppy dog"
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"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"
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"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"
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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!"
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"Be always sure you are right - then go ahead"
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"I have always supported measures and principles and not men"


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