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Calamity Jane

  • I'm Calamity Jane. Get to hell out of here and let me alone.

    • Calamity Jane,
    • 1873, in Duncan Aikman, Calamity Jane and the Lady Wildcats ()
  • One day I have chicken to eat and the next day the feathers.

    • Calamity Jane,
    • letter (1890), in Karen Payne, ed., Between Ourselves ()
  • Billings is some lively town. It supports about fifteen hundred toughs. These are hectic days — like hell let out for noon.

    • Calamity Jane,
    • letter (1893), in Karen Payne, ed., Between Ourselves ()

Calamity Jane, U.S. nurse, scout, prospector, performer

(1852 - 1903)

Real name: Martha Jane Canary Burk.