"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."
"That though the radiance which was once so bright be now forever taken from my sight. Though nothing can bring back the hour of splendor in the grass, glory in the flower. We will grieve not, rather find strength in what remains behind."Davy Crockett on William Wordsworth
"Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow. It empties today of its strength."Davy Crockett on Corrie Ten Boom
"What does love look like? It has the hands to help others. It has the feet to hasten to the poor and needy. It has eyes to see misery and want. It has the ears to hear the sighs and sorrows of men. That is what love looks like."Davy Crockett on Saint Augustine
"When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight."Davy Crockett on Khalil Gibran
"When sorrows come, they come not single spies, but in battalions."Davy Crockett on William Shakespeare
"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?"