Sam Houston Quotes


6 Sam Houston quotes:



"I would lay down my life to defend any one of the States from aggression, which endangered peace or threatened its institutions. I could do more for the union, but I wish to do more; for the destruction of the union would be the destruction of all the States. A stab in the heart is worse then a cut in a limb, for this may be healed."
Author: Houston Quotes Category: Aggression Quotes
"This feeling has been impressed my heart by the instruction and example of the great man [Andrew Jackson] whom when I was a boy, I followed as a soldier."
Author: Houston Quotes Category: Example Quotes
"In the name of the constitution of Texas, which has been trampled upon, I refuse to take this oath. I love Texas too well to bring civil strife and bloodshed upon her."
"It is a matter of great satisfaction to me to hope that my children will be in circumstances to receive a good education. Mine was defective and I feel the inconvenience, if not the misfortune of not receiving a classical education. Knowledge is the"
"Whether his policy was right or wrong, he built up the glory of the nation."
Author: Houston Quotes Category: Glory Quotes
"Remember that whatever may be said by a lady or her friends, it is not part of conduct of a gallant or generous man to take up arms against a woman."



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