Sam Houston Quotes & Sayings

12 most famous Sam Houston quotes and sayings. These are the first 10 quotes we have for him. He was an American politician who passed away on 26 July, 1863.

Sam Houston Quotes
“A leader is someone who helps improve the lives of other people or improve the system they live under.”
Sam Houston Quotes
“Texas has yet to learn submission to any oppression, come from what source it may.”
Sam Houston Quotes
“Texas will again lift it's head and stand among the nations. It ought to do so, for no country upon the globe can compare with it in natural advantages.”
Sam Houston Quotes
“Texas, to be respected must be polite. Santa Anna living, can be of incalculable benefit to Texas; Santa Anna dead, would just be another dead Mexican.”
Sam Houston Quotes
“I am aware that in presenting myself as the advocate of the Indians and their rights, I shall stand very much alone.”
Sam Houston Quotes
“The benefits of education and of useful knowledge, generally diffused through a community, are essential to the preservation of a free government.”
Sam Houston 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.”
Sam Houston Quotes
“Whether his policy was right or wrong, he built up the glory of the nation.”
Sam Houston Quotes
“I would give no thought of what the world might say of me, if I could only transmit to posterity the reputation of an honest man.”
Sam Houston 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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