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Davy Crockett was born in 1786 to a wealthy family of Irish-English heritage. He served as an officer in the United States Army and fought for three years during the Creek War, where he earned his reputation as a fearless soldier with outstanding marksmanship skills.
When his military service ended, he became a member of Congress from Tennessee. After being defeated for reelection in 1835, Crockett returned home to prepare for another congressional race. In early 1836 he set out on what would become known as the Tour Around Texas, which brought him fame across America and helped him win back his seat in Congress just four months later.
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About Davy Crockett

birth of the author

August 17, 1786

death of the author

March 6, 1836

political of the author

Political Party:
National Republican

occupation of the author

Pioneer, Soldier, Politician

Inspiring Phrases From Davy Crockett

I am sorry to say I do doubt the honesty of many men that are called good at home, that have given themselves up to serve a party. — Davy Crockett

Congress allows lemonade to the members and has it charged under the head of stationery–I move also that whiskey be allowed under the item of fuel. — Davy Crockett

No man who has not tried it can imagine what dreadful hard work it is to listen. Splitting gum logs in the dog days is child’s play to it. I’ve tried both, and give the preference to the gum logs. — Davy Crockett

Better to keep a good conscience with an empty purse, than to get a bad opinion of myself, with a full one. — Davy Crockett

i would rather be beaten and be a man than to be elected and be a little puppy dog Davy Crockett quote

I am at liberty to vote as my conscience and judgment dictates to be right, without the yoke of any party on me… Look at my arms, you will find no party hand–cuff on them. — Davy Crockett

For the information of young hunters, I will just say, in this place, that whenever a fellow gets bad lost, the way home is just the way he doesn’t think it is. This rule will hit nine times out of ten. — Davy Crockett

I would rather be beaten, and be a man, than to be elected and be a little puppy dog. — Davy Crockett

Various Statements From Davy Crockett

I don’t know of anything in my book to be criticized on by honorable men. — Davy Crockett

Make sure you’re right, then go ahead. — Davy Crockett

i don t know of anything in my book to be criticized on by honorable men Davy Crockett quote

I am no man’s man. I bark at no man’s bid. I will never come and go, and fetch and carry, at the whistle of the great man in the white house, no matter who he is. — Davy Crockett

I know, that obscure as I am, my name is making a considerable deal of fuss in the world. — Davy Crockett

The power of collecting and disbursing money at pleasure is the most dangerous power that can be entrusted to man. — Davy Crockett

You may all go to hell, and I’ll go to Texas. — David Crockett

If I could rest anywhere, it would be in Arkansas, where the men are of the real half–horse, half–alligator breed such as grows nowhere else on the face of the universal earth. — Davy Crockett

make sure you re right then go ahead Davy Crockett quote

More Phrases From Davy Crockett

Fame is like a shaved pig with a greased tail, and it is only after it has slipped through the hands of some thousands, that some fellow, by mere chance, holds on to it! — David Crockett

The party in power, like Jonah’s gourd, grew up quickly, and will quickly fall. — Davy Crockett

I leave thIs rule for others when I’m dead, be always sure you’re rIght––then go ahead. — Davy Crockett

Where the wild savage roves and the broad prairies spread, The fallen–despised–will again go ahead. — Davy Crockett

I would rather be politically dead than hypocritically immortalized. — Davy Crockett

the party in power like jonah s gourd grew up quickly and will quickly fall Davy Crockett quote

Whenever I had anything and saw a fellow being suffering, I was more anxious to relieve him than to benefit myself. And this is one of the true secrets of my being a poor man to this day. — Davy Crockett

But we have two big German shepherds in the backyard. If she’d been able to get to them, we wouldn’t be talking at the hospital now. — Davy Crockett

Deeper Quotes From Davy Crockett

It was expected of me that I was to bow to the name of Andrew Jackson… even at the expense of my conscience and judgement. such a thing was new to me, and a total stranger to my principles. — Davy Crockett

I voted against this Indian bill, and my conscience yet tells me that I gave a good, honest vote, and one that I believe will not make me ashamed in the day of judgment. — Davy Crockett

The whole book is my own, and every sentiment and sentence in it. — Davy Crockett

the whole book is my own and every sentiment and sentence in it Davy Crockett quote

A bulger of a place it is. The number of the ships beat me all hollow, and looked for all the world like a big clearing in the West, with the dead trees all standing. — Davy Crockett

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

Redundant Thematics

In Davy Crockett Statements


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

Farewell to ye all! In the land of the stranger I rise or I fall. — Davy Crockett

Amazing Thoughts From Davy Crockett

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

i have always supported measures and principles and not men Davy Crockett quote

Remember these words when I am dead. First be sure you’re right, then go ahead. — David Crockett

I want people to be able to get what they need to live: enough food, a place to live, and an education for their children. Government does not provide these as well as private charities and businesses. — Davy Crockett

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

Be sure you’re right–then go ahead. — David Crockett

There ain’t no ticks like poly–ticks. Bloodsuckers all. — Davy Crockett

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

Some Interesting Quotes From Davy Crockett

Throughout the day no time for memorandums now. Go ahead! Liberty and independence forever. — Davy Crockett

I have suffered my self to be politically sacrificed to save my country from ruin and disgrace and if I am never a gain elected I will have the gratification to know that I have done my duty. — Davy Crockett

I have acted fearless and independent and I never will regret my course. — Davy Crockett

Although our great man at the head of the nation, has changed his course, I will not change mine. — Davy Crockett

i have acted fearless and independent and i never will regret my course Davy Crockett quote

You will find me standing up to my rack, as the people’s faithful representative, and the public’s most obedient, very humble servant. — Davy Crockett

Most of authors seek fame, but I seek for justice–a holier impulse than ever entered into the ambitious struggles of the votaries of that fickle, flirting goddess. — Davy Crockett

It is quite possible that someone is insane and they think they have a chance. Not insane in the clinical sense, but they may have such a strong political ambition that they blind themselves to reality. — Davy Crockett


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