Quotes by Davy Crockett
- 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 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 party in power, like Jonah's gourd, grew up quickly, and will quickly fall.
- 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.
- 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.