I have never been lost, but I will admit to being confused for several weeks.

Daniel Boone on confusion
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All you need for happiness is a good gun, a good horse, and a good wife.

Daniel Boone on happiness
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Curiosity is natural to the soul of man and interesting objects have a powerful influence on our affections.

Daniel Boone on affections
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A zeal for the defence of their country led these heroes to the scene of action, though with a few men to attack a powerful army of experienced warriors.

Daniel Boone on action
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One day I undertook a tour through the country, and the diversity and beauties of nature I met with in this charming season, expelled every gloomy and vexatious thought.

Daniel Boone on beauties
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Soon after, I returned home to my family, with a determination to bring them as soon as possible to live in Kentucky, which I esteemed a second paradise, at the risk of my life and fortune.

Daniel Boone on bring
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Felicity, the companion of content, is rather found in our own breasts than in the enjoyment of external things; and I firmly believe it requires but a little philosophy to make a man happy in whatever state he is.

Daniel Boone on breasts
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In such a diversity it was impossible I should be disposed to melancholy.

Daniel Boone on disposed
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I was happy in the midst of dangers and inconveniences.

Daniel Boone on dangers
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In the decline of the day, near Kentucky river, as we ascended the brow of a small hill, a number of Indians rushed out of a thick cane-brake upon us, and made us prisoners.

Daniel Boone on ascended
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Most of the memorable events I have myself been exercised in;

and, for the satisfaction of the public, will briefly relate the circumstances of my adventures, and scenes of life, from my first movement to this country until this day.

Daniel Boone on adventures
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May the same Almighty Goodness banish the accursed monster, war, from all lands, with her hated associates, rapine and insatiable ambition!

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About Daniel Boone

Name Daniel Boone
Quotes 20 quotations
Nationality American
Profession Explorer
Birthday November 2, 1734
About Daniel Boone (November 2, 1734 [O.S. October 22] – September 26, 1820) was an American pioneer, explorer, woodsman, and frontiersman, whose frontier exploits made him one of the first folk heroes of the United States. Boone is most famous for his exploration and settlement of what is now Kentucky, which was then part of Virginia, but on the other side of the mountains from the settled areas.
Top topics kentucky, indians, river, life, situation

In this situation I was constantly exposed to danger and death.

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In this time the enemy began to undermine our fort, which was situated sixty yards from Kentucky River.

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During our travels, the Indians entertained me well;

and their affection for me was so great, that they utterly refused to leave me there with the others, although the Governor offered them one hundred pounds sterling for me, on purpose to give me a parole to go home.

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We were then in a dangerous, helpless situation, exposed daily to perils and death amongst savages and wild beasts, not a white man in the country but ourselves.

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Let peace, descending from her native heaven, bid her olives spring amidst the joyful nations; and plenty, in league with commerce, scatter blessings from her copious hand!

Daniel Boone on amidst
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Nature was here a series of wonders, and a fund of delight.

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On the fourth day of July following, a party of about two hundred Indians attacked Boonsborough, killed one man, and wounded two.

Daniel Boone on attacked
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I had gained the summit of a commanding ridge, and, looking round with astonishing delight, beheld the ample plains, the beauteous tracts below.

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