The Texan turned out to be good-natured, generous and likable. In three days no one could stand him.
If I owned Texas and Hell, I'd rent out Texas and live in Hell.
I thought I knew Texas pretty well, but I had no notion of its size until I campaigned it.
Rich, poor, Panhandle, Gulf, city, country, Texas is the obsession, the proper study, and the passionate possession of all Texans.
Texas has a tight cohesiveness perhaps stronger than any other section of America.
All new states are invested, more or less, by a class of noisy, second-rate men who are always in favor of rash and extreme measures, but Texas was absolutely overrun by such men.
I have said that Texas is a state of mind, but I think it is more than that. It is a mystique closely approximating a religion.
Texas is a state of mind. Texas is an obsession. Above all else, Texas is a nation in every sense of the word.
A man from Iowa or Illinois will say 'I'm from the Middle West'..a Georgian or a Mississipian may admit to being merely a Southerner...but no Texan, given the opportunity, ever said otherwise than 'I'm from Texas'.
Alabama soldiers, all I ask of you is to keep up with the Texans!
Naturally, when it comes to voting, we in Texas are accustomed to discerning that fine hair’s-breadth worth of difference that makes one hopeless dipstick slightly less awful than the other. But it does raise the question: Why bother?
I done drew the line. Just like the Alamo. You're either on one side of the line or the other. I don't want to ever leave Texas again.
I love Texas too well to bring civil strife and bloodshed upon her.
Some folks look at me and see a certain swagger, which in Texas is called 'walking.'
I think provincialism is an endemic characteristic with mankind, I think everybody everywhere is provincial, but it is particularly striking with Texans, and we tend to be very Texcentric.
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.
I must say as to what I have seen of Texas it is the garden spot of the world. The best land and the best prospects for health I ever saw, and I do believe it is a fortune to any man to come here. There is a world of country here to settle.
I love Texas because Texas is future-oriented, because Texans think anything is possible. Texans think big
They say that Virginia is the mother of Texas. We never knew who the father was, but we kinda suspected Tennessee.
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.
Texas has yet to learn submission to any oppression, come from what source it may.
If you've ever driven across Texas, you know how different one area of the state can be from another. Take El Paso. It looks as much like Dallas as I look like Jack Nicklaus
You know the good part about all those executions in Texas? Fewer Texans.
A Texan outside of Texas is a foreigner.
A born Texan has instilled in his system a mind-set of no retreat or no surrender. I wish everyone the world over had the dominating spirit that motivates Texans.
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