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Annie Oakley

  • A crowned queen was never treated by her courtiers with more reverence than I by those whole-souled Western boys.

    • Annie Oakley,
    • in Courtney Ryley Cooper, Annie Oakley: Woman at Arms ()
  • [On Sitting Bull:] The contents of his pockets were often emptied into the hands of small, ragged little boys, nor could he understand how so much wealth should go brushing by, unmindful of the poor.

    • Annie Oakley,
    • in Courtney Ryley Cooper, Annie Oakley: Woman at Arms ()
  • Aim at a high mark and you'll hit it. No, not the first time, nor the second time. Maybe not the third. But keep on aiming and keep on shooting for only practice will make you perfect. Finally you'll hit the bull's-eye of success.

    • Annie Oakley,
    • in Brenda Haugen, Annie Oakley: American Sharpshooter ()
  • I ain't afraid to love a man. I ain't afraid to shoot him either.

    • Annie Oakley

Annie Oakley, U.S. sharpshooter, entertainer

(1860 - 1926)

Born: Phoebe Anne Moses.