"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."
"Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure... than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat."Davy Crockett on Theodore Roosevelt
"I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can't accept not trying."Davy Crockett on Michael Jordan
"Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will not unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not the world is full of educated failures. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent."Davy Crockett on Calvin Coolidge
"My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure."Davy Crockett on Abraham Lincoln
"Remembering that I'll be dead soon is the most important tool I've ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything - all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure - these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important."Davy Crockett on Steve Jobs
"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."
"I have always supported measures and principles and not men."
"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."
"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."