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  • Buffalo Bill
    Buffalo Bill
    American soldier, bison hunter, and showman 1846-1917
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    Excitement was plentiful during my two years' service as a Pony Express rider.
    Source: Buffalo Bills Life Story: An Autobiography
  • Art Buchwald
    Art Buchwald
    American humorist 1925-2007
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    The buffalo isn't as dangerous as everyone makes him out to be. Statistics prove that in the United States more Americans are killed in automobile accidents than are killed by buffalo.
  • Barbara Holland
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    A catless writer is almost inconceivable. It's a perverse taste, really, since it would be easier to write with a herd of buffalo in the room than even one cat; they make nests in the notes and bite the end of the pen and walk on the typewriter keys.
  • Buffalo Bill
    Buffalo Bill
    American soldier, bison hunter, and showman 1846-1917
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    After crossing the Smoky Hill River, I felt comparatively safe as this was the last stream I had to cross.
  • Buffalo Bill
    Buffalo Bill
    American soldier, bison hunter, and showman 1846-1917
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    As a good horse is not very apt to jump over a bank, if left to guide himself, I let mine pick his own way.
  • Buffalo Bill
    Buffalo Bill
    American soldier, bison hunter, and showman 1846-1917
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    But the West of the old times, with its strong characters, its stern battles and its tremendous stretches of loneliness, can never be blotted from my mind.
    Source: An Autobiography of Buffalo Bill (1920)
  • Buffalo Bill
    Buffalo Bill
    American soldier, bison hunter, and showman 1846-1917
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    Every Indian outbreak that I have ever known has resulted from broken promises and broken treaties by the government.
    Source: Buffalo Bill Museum (1995)
  • Buffalo Bill
    Buffalo Bill
    American soldier, bison hunter, and showman 1846-1917
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    Frontiersmen good and bad, gunmen as well as inspired prophets of the future, have been my camp companions. Thus, I know the country of which I am about to write as few men now living have known it.
  • Buffalo Bill
    Buffalo Bill
    American soldier, bison hunter, and showman 1846-1917
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    Having secured my Indian actors, I started for Baltimore, where I organized my combination, and which was the largest troupe I had yet had on the road.
  • Buffalo Bill
    Buffalo Bill
    American soldier, bison hunter, and showman 1846-1917
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    I felt only as a man can feel who is roaming over the prairies of the far West, well armed, and mounted on a fleet and gallant steed.
    Source: The life of Buffalo Bill
  • Buffalo Bill
    Buffalo Bill
    American soldier, bison hunter, and showman 1846-1917
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    I had many enemies among the Sioux; I would be running considerable risk in meeting them.
  • Buffalo Bill
    Buffalo Bill
    American soldier, bison hunter, and showman 1846-1917
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    I thought I was benefiting the Indians as well as the government, by taking them all over the United States, and giving them a correct idea of the customs, life, etc., of the pale faces, so that when they returned to their people they could make known all they had seen.
  • Buffalo Bill
    Buffalo Bill
    American soldier, bison hunter, and showman 1846-1917
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    It was because of my great interest in the West, and my belief that its development would be assisted by the interest I could awaken in others, that I decided to bring the West to the East through the medium of the Wild West Show.
    Source: An Autobiography of Buffalo Bill (1920)
  • Buffalo Bill
    Buffalo Bill
    American soldier, bison hunter, and showman 1846-1917
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    Major North and myself went out in advance of the command several miles and killed a number of buffaloes.
  • Buffalo Bill
    Buffalo Bill
    American soldier, bison hunter, and showman 1846-1917
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    Major North has had for years complete power over these Indians and can do more with them than any man living.
    Source: The Life of Hon. William F. Cody, Known as Buffalo Bill, the Famous Hunter, Scout, and Guide: An Autobiography (1978 edition), U of Nebraska Press
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