Native American Quotes & Sayings

Quotes & Sayings and Words of Wisdom

Quotes & Sayings and Words of Wisdom

Native American Quotes & Sayings
Facts and history about the life and beliefs of Native American Indians. Our selection of Native American Quotes & Sayings are taken from many different tribes and many are truly 'Words of Wisdom". The quotes and quotations are taken from the words spoken by great Native Indian Chiefs and leaders such as Sitting Bull, Tecumseh, Chief Seattle (Sealth), Chief Powhatan and Black Hawk. Their quotations, quotes and sayings provide an interesting insight into the views of these famous men in Native American history.

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The life, history and lifestyle of Native American Indians is a varied and fascinating subject. The following fact sheet contains interesting facts and information on Native American Quotes & Sayings.

Famous Quotes & Sayings: Words of Wisdom and Sayings

  • Native American Quotes & Sayings 1: "Don't be afraid to cry. It will free your mind of sorrowful thoughts." Hopi tribe

  • Native American Quotes & Sayings 2: "When we show our respect for other living things, they respond with respect for us." Arapaho tribe

  • Native American Quotes & Sayings 3: "What is life? It is the flash of a firefly in the night. It is the breath of a buffalo in the wintertime. It is the little shadow which runs across the grass and loses itself in the sunset." Blackfoot tribe

  • Native American Quotes & Sayings 4: "Do not judge your neighbor until you walk two moons in his moccasins." Cheyenne tribe

  • Native American Quotes & Sayings 5: "All who have died are equal." Comanche tribe

  • Native American Quotes & Sayings 6: "To touch the earth is to have harmony with nature." Sioux tribe

  • Native American Quotes & Sayings 7: "Each bird loves to hear himself sing." Arapaho tribe

  • Native American Quotes & Sayings 8: "White men have too many chiefs." Nez Perce tribe

  • Native American Quotes & Sayings 9: "You can't wake a person who is pretending to be asleep." Navajo tribe

  • Native American Quotes & Sayings 10: "Man's law changes with his understanding of man. Only the laws of the spirit remain always the same." Crow tribe

 

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Famous Quotes & Sayings: Quotes and Quotations

  • Native American Quotes & Sayings 11: "You have taken me prisoner with all my warriors. I am much grieved, for I expected to hold out much longer and give you more trouble before I surrendered." Black Hawk

  • Native American Quotes & Sayings 12: "My people are few. They resemble the scattering trees of a storm-swept
    plain...There was a time when our people covered the land as the waves of a wind-ruffled sea cover its shell-paved floor, but that time long since passed away with the greatness of tribes that are now but a mournful memory." Chief Seattle (Sealth)

  • Native American Quotes & Sayings 13: "Were you not afraid to come into my father's country, and caused fear
    in him and all of his people and fear you here I should call you father: I tell you I will, and you shall call me child, and so I will be forever and ever your countryman." Pocahontas

  • Native American Quotes & Sayings 14: "Why should you take by force that from us that which you can have by
    Love? Why should you destroy us, who have provided you with food? What can you get by war?" Chief Powhatan

  • Native American Quotes & Sayings 15: "Inside of me there are two dogs. One is mean and evil and the other is
    good and they fight each other all the time. When asked which one wins I answer, the one I feed the most." Sitting Bull

  • Native American Quotes & Sayings 16: "Live your life so that the fear of death can never enter your heart...Love your life, perfect your life, and beautify all things in your life. Seek to make your life long and in the service of your people.” Tecumseh

  • Native American Quotes & Sayings 17: "What is life? It is the flash of a firefly in the night. It is the breath of a buffalo in the wintertime. It is the little shadow which runs across the grass and loses itself in the sunset." - Blackfoot tribe

  • Native American Quotes & Sayings 18: "When it comes your time to die, be not like those whose lives are filled with the fear of death, so that when time comes they weep and pray for a little more time to live their lives over again in a different way." Tecumseh

  • Native American Quotes & Sayings 19: "Sing your death song and die like a hero going home." Tecumseh

  • Native American Quotes & Sayings 20: “What treaties that the whites have kept, that the red man had broken?
    Not one. What treaties that the white man gave to us they kept? Not one.” Sitting Bull

 

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