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"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
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"Pop, pop, pop! Bom, bom, bom!/ Throughout the day/ no time for memorandums now./ Go ahead! Liberty and independence forever." Davy Crockett
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"You may all go to Hell, and I will go to Texas" Davy Crockett
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"But we have two big German shepherds in the back yard. If she'd been able to get to them, we wouldn't be talking at the hospital now." Davy Crockett
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"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
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"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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"If one man in the country could take all the money, what was the use of passing any bills about it?" Davy Crockett
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"Look at my arms, you will find no party hand-cuff on them." Davy Crockett
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"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!" Davy Crockett
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"I am at liberty to vote as my conscience and judgement dictates to be right, without the yoke of any party on me." Davy Crockett
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"Let your tongue speak what your heart thinks." Davy Crockett
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"Be always sure you're right, then go ahead." Davy Crockett
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"Since you have chosen to elect a man with a timber toe to succeed me, you may all go to hell and I will go to Texas." Davy Crockett
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"Although our great man at the head of the nation, has changed his course, I will not change mine." Davy Crockett
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"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
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"I would rather be politically dead than hypocritically immortalized." Davy Crockett
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"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
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"I have always supported measures and principles and not men." Davy Crockett
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"I would rather be beaton and be a man than to be elected and be a little puppy dog." Davy Crockett
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"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
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"The party in power, like Jonah's gourd, grew up quickly, and will quickly fall." Davy Crockett
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