Quote of the Day

“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. 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. And if this petty, un-patriotic scuffling for men, and forgetting principles, goes on, it will be the overthrow of this one happy nation, and the blood and toil of our ancestors will have been expended in vain.”
— Davy Crockett, An Account of Col. Crockett’s Tour to the North and Down East : In the Year of Our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Thirty-four

One comment on “Quote of the Day

  1. They Won, No Joy says:

    So belittled by history that if anyone was to hear of him today they’d be directed to the 1950’s television program to show how culturally insensitive he was.

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