Kit Carson Quotes (2 quotes)
“In camp was found a book, the first of the kind I had ever seen, in which I was made a great hero, slaying Indians by the hundreds.”
Kit Carson's Own Story of His Life (2006 edition), Sunstone Press - ISBN: 9780865345683
“He was born to be a senator. He never said anything important, and he always said it sonorously.”
Elmer Gantry (1927)
“The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much; it is whether we provide enough for those who have too little.”
―Franklin D. Roosevelt
Second Inaugural Address (20 January 1937)
As quoted in The New York Times (28 October 1973)
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsKit Carson
Born: December 24, 1809
Died: May 23, 1868 (aged 58)
Bio: Christopher Houston Kit Carson was an American frontiersman and Indian fighter. Carson left home in rural present-day Missouri at age 16 and became a mountain man and trapper in the West. Carson explored the west to California, and north through the Rocky Mountains. He lived among and married into the Arapaho and Cheyenne tribes. He was hired by John C.