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A collection of Billy the Kid quotes on law, life, truth, leader, gang, killing, belief, etc.

6 Quotes By Billy The Kid

Famous As: Gunman
Born On: November 17, 1859
Died On: July 14, 1881
Born In: Manhattan
Died At Age: 21

Billy the Kid, was an American outlaw who killed 8 people before he was shot at the age of 21. Billy committed his first crime (of stealing food) at the age of 16, and was arrested for the same. Within 10 days, he was arrested again for robbing a laundry. He murdered a blacksmith in 1977, and soon took part in Mexico’s ‘Lincoln County War’ (1978) in which he allegedly killed three men, including Lincoln County Sheriff William J. Brady. He was convicted of Brady’s murder but soon escaped from prison. He was shot on July 14, 1881, but many say that he survived that night. We have curated some of his quotes on law, life, truth, leader, gang, killing, belief, etc.

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Truth and History. 21 Men. The Boy Bandit King - He Died As He Lived.

Billy the Kid

I wasn't the leader of any gang. I was for Billy all the time.

Billy the Kid

Advise persons never to engage in killing.

Billy the Kid

I like to dance, but not in the air.

Billy the Kid

If mob law is going to rule, better dismiss, judge, sheriff, etc., and let's all take chances alike. I expect to be lynched in going to Lincoln [New Mexico.] Advise persons never to engage in killing.

Billy the Kid

I don't blame you for writing of me as you have. You had to believe other stories, but then I don't know if any one would believe anything good of me anyway.

Billy the Kid