Sam Houston Quote
As quoted in: Leon A. Harris, The Fine Art of Political Wit (1964)
Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsSam Houston
Born: March 2, 1793
Died: July 26, 1863 (aged 70)
Bio: Samuel Sam Houston was a nineteenth-century American statesman, politician, and soldier. He is best known for his leading role in bringing Texas into the United States.
Quote of the day
“What is Nature? An encyclopedical, systematic Index or Plan of our Spirit. Why will we content us with the mere catalogue of our Treasures? Let us contemplate them ourselves, and in all ways elaborate and use them.”