Davy Crockett Quotes (48 quotes)
“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.”
As quoted in David Crockett: The Man and the Legend (1994) by James Atkins Shackford, p. 106
“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.”
A Narrative of the Life of David Crockett ... (1834 edition)
A narrative of the life of David Crockett ... (1845 edition)
As quoted in David Crockett: The Man and the Legend (1994) by James Atkins Shackford, p. 107
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsDavy Crockett
Born: August 17, 1786
Died: March 6, 1836 (aged 49)
Occupation: Explorer, pioneer, soldier, trapper, politician
Bio: David Davy Crockett was a 19th century American folk hero, frontiersman, soldier and politician. He is commonly referred to in popular culture by the epithet, King of the Wild Frontier. He represented Tennessee in the U.S. House of Representatives, served in the Texas Revolution, and died at the Battle of the Alamo.