"My mother's sympathies were strongly with the Union. She knew that war was bound to come, but so confident was she in the strength of the Federal Government that she devoutly believed that the struggle could not last longer than six months at the utmost."
"A wise and frugal Government, which shall restrain men from injuring one another, which shall leave them otherwise free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement, and shall not take from the mouth of labor the bread it has earned. This is the sum of good government, and this is necessary to close the circlue of our felicities."Buffalo Bill on Thomas Jefferson
"The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter."Buffalo Bill on Winston Churchill
"I hope we shall crush in its birth the aristocracy of our monied corporations which dare already to challenge our government to a trial by strength, and bid defiance to the laws of our country."Buffalo Bill on Thomas Jefferson
"Government is not reason it is not eloquent it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master."Buffalo Bill on George Washington
"Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil in its worst state, an intolerable one."Buffalo Bill on Thomas Paine
"But the love of adventure was in father's blood."
"My brother was a great favorite with everybody, and his death cast a gloom upon the whole neighborhood."
"So for twelve miles I rode with Sherman, and we became fast friends. He asked me all manner of questions on the way, and I found that he knew my father well, and remembered his tragic death in Salt Creek Valley."
"Frontiersmen good and bad, gunmen as well as inspired prophets of the future, have been my camp companions. Thus, I know the country of which I am about to write as few men now living have known it."
"Every Indian outbreak that I have ever known has resulted from broken promises and broken treaties by the government."