"I have always supported measures and principles and not men."
"It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men."Davy Crockett on Frederick Douglass
"I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naive or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman."Davy Crockett on Anais Nin
"Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a man's last romance."Davy Crockett on Oscar Wilde
"Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?"Davy Crockett on Confucius
"Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men."Davy Crockett on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."
"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."