"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."
"When I was young I thought that money was the most important thing in life now that I am old I know that it is."Davy Crockett on Oscar Wilde
"A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more than a great deal of money."Davy Crockett on John Ruskin
"Money has never made man happy, nor will it, there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness. The more of it one has the more one wants."Davy Crockett on Benjamin Franklin
"The lack of money is the root of all evil."Davy Crockett on Mark Twain
"Honesty is the best policy - when there is money in it."Davy Crockett on Mark Twain
"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."
"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."
"I have always supported measures and principles and not men."
"If one man in the country could take all the money, what was the use of passing any bills about it?"
"The party in power, like Jonah's gourd, grew up quickly, and will quickly fall."
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