Annie Oakley Quotes | Quotes by Annie Oakley

1I ain't afraid to love a man.

2My mother鈥as perfectly horrified when I began shooting and tried to keep me in school, but I would run away and go quail shooting in the woods or trim my dresses with wreaths of wildflowers.

3A crowned queen was never treated with more reverence than I was by those whole-souled western boys鈥nd for seventeen long years I was just their little sister, sharing both their news of joy and sorrow from home.

4After traveling through fourteen foreign countries and appearing before all the royalty and nobility I have only one wish today. That is that when my eyes are closed in death that they will bury me back in that quiet little farm land where I was born.

5God intended women to be outside as well as men, and they do not know what they are missing when they stay cooped up in the house.

6Aim for the high mark and you will hit it. No, not the first time, not the second time and 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.

7I ain't afraid to love a man. I ain't afraid to shoot him either.

8Aim at a high mark and you will hit it.

9Even in the best and most peacefully civilized countries many occasions arise when a woman versed inthe knowledge and use of firarms may find that imformation and skill of great importance.

10For me, sitting still is harder than any kind of work.

Annie Oakley Quotes

11I would like to see every woman know how to handle guns as naturally as they know how to handle babies.

12Any woman who does not thoroughly enjoy tramping across the country on a clear frosty morning with a good gun and a pair of dogs does not know how to enjoy life.

13[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.