Old Vaquero Saying

“One enemy is too many and a hundred friends too few.”


“Since you have chosen to elect a man with a timber toe to succeed me, you may all go the hell and I will go to Texas.” – David Crockett


Col. Davy Crockett, posthumous engraving, circa 1839


“Writers don’t like to write letters. Too much work.” – Mari Sandoz

“Do not go where the path may lead; go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” –Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Love your life, perfect your life, beautify all things in your life. Seek to make your life long and its purpose in the service of your people.” – Chief Tecumseh

“Spending that many hours in the saddle gave a man plenty of time to think. That’s why so many cowboys fancied themselves Philosophers.” –Charles Marion Russell


Charles M. Russell


“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do, so throw off the bowlines, sail away from safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore, dream, discover.” – Mark Twain

“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” – John Quincy Adams

“Keep your fears to yourself, but share your courage with others.” – Robert Louis Stevenson

“The true adventurer goes forth aimless and uncalculating to meet and greet unknown fate.” – O. Henry

“I only went out for a walk and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found, was really going in.” – John Muir


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