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15 Quotes That Make You Realize How Great Texas Is

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“You may all go to Hell, and I will go to Texas,” stated pioneer and Texas hero Davy Crockett to a crowd of Tennesseans after losing the 1835 race for Tennessee’s seat in the United States Legislature. These iconic words have become legend in Texas, where Crockett went on to become a hero who died fighting at the Alamo along with more than a hundred other volunteers. Texas is definitely a place worth talking about, and many more people of note have had words to say about the Lone Star State. Here are 15 iconic quotes about Texas from historical figures and modern day celebrities alike.

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15 Quotes That Make You Realize How Great Texas Is