Classic Quote from Sam Houston
Sam Houston wrote:
"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."
----- Sam Houston
Incidentally, as a noisy, second-rate man who is always in favor of rash and extreme measures, I completely identify with this quote.
Beauty is only skin deep but Texas is to the bone.