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Buffalo Bill

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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

#bank #good #guide #himself #his

But the love of adventure was in father's blood.

— Buffalo Bill

#adventure #blood #father #love

Some days I would go without any fire at all, and eat raw frozen meat and melt snow in my mouth for water.

— Buffalo Bill

#days #eat #fire #frozen #go

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.

— Buffalo Bill

#blotted #characters #loneliness #mind #never

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

#am #bad #been #camp #companions

After crossing the Smoky Hill River, I felt comparatively safe as this was the last stream I had to cross.

— Buffalo Bill

#comparatively #cross #crossing #felt #had

Excitement was plentiful during my two years' service as a Pony Express rider.

— Buffalo Bill

#excitement #express #plentiful #pony #rider

General Custer was a close observer and student of personal character.

— Buffalo Bill

#close #custer #general #observer #personal

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

#combination #had #having #i #indian

Every Indian outbreak that I have ever known has resulted from broken promises and broken treaties by the government.

— Buffalo Bill

#ever #every #government #i #indian

About Buffalo Bill

Buffalo Bill Quotes

Did you know about Buffalo Bill?

He claimed to have had many jobs including as a trapper bullwhacker "Fifty-Niner" in Colorado a Pony Express rider in 1860 wagonmaster stagecoach driver and a hotel manager but historians have had difficulty documenting them and he may have fabricated some for publicity. Buffalo Bill’s Wild West was enormously successful in Europe making Buffalo Bill an international celebrity and an American icon. A 1976 feature film Buffalo Bill and the Indians or Sitting Bull's History Lesson by Robert Altman gives deeply critical depiction of Cody and his Wild West show with Cody portrayed as a lying buffoon who cannot separate fiction from reality.

One of the most colorful figures of the American Old West Buffalo Bill became famous for the shows he organized with cowboy themes which he toured in Great Britain and Europe as well as the United States. He was born in the Iowa Territory (now the U. state of Iowa) in Le Claire but lived several years in Canada before his family moved to the Kansas Territory.

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