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American General, Lawyer and Politician, 1st president of Texas, (1836-38, 1841-44), 1793-1863
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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“A leader is someone who helps improve the lives of other people or improve the system they live under.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“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.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“The benefits of education and of useful knowledge, generally diffused through a community, are essential to the preservation of a free government”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“To secede from the Union and set up another government would cause war. If you go to war with the United States, you will never conquer her, as she has the money and the men. If she does not whip you by guns, powder, and steel, she will starve you to”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Texas has yet to learn submission to any oppression, come from what source it may.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“A manufacture of bologna sausage accused a man whom he had discharged of spreading a report that the manufacturer's sausage was made of dog meat.The accused man protested: I never said any such thing, but I will tell you what I did say. I said that w”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“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.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“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.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“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”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Whether his policy was right or wrong, he built up the glory of the nation.”

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