"The party in power, like Jonah's gourd, grew up quickly, and will quickly fall."
"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power."Davy Crockett on Abraham Lincoln
"Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't."Davy Crockett on Margaret Thatcher
"Knowledge will give you power, but character respect."Davy Crockett on Bruce Lee
"All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth."Davy Crockett on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character is power."Davy Crockett on Booker T. Washington
"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."
"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?"