Davy Crockett Quotes

- Notable Davy Crockett Quotes Index -

Born: August 17, 1786, Greene County, Tennessee
Birth Country: USA
Died: Alamo Mission in San Antonio, March 6, 1836
Occupation: Politician

1.
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.
- Davy Crockett

2.
I have always supported measures and principles and not men.
- Davy Crockett

3.
If one man in the country could take all the money, what was the use of passing any bills about it?
- Davy Crockett

4.
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.
- Davy Crockett

5.
The party in power, like Jonah's gourd, grew up quickly, and will quickly fall.
- Davy Crockett

6.
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.
- Davy Crockett

7.
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.
- Davy Crockett

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