It is better to have less thunder in the mouth and more lightning in the hand.

— American Indian Proverbs

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It is easy to be brave from a distance.

250

The soul would have no rainbow if the eyes had no tears.

220

Thoughts are like arrows: once released, they strike their mark. Guard them well or one day you may be your own victim.

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American Indian Proverbs quote When someone is unkind keep a smile on y

When someone is unkind keep a smile on your face. When you follow the Red road and keep you joy You take away their power.

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Seek wisdom, not knowledge. Knowledge is of the past, Wisdom is of the future.

189

Don't let yesterday use up too much of today.

162

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You can't wake a person who is pretending to be asleep.

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American Indian Proverbs quote There is a battle of two wolves inside u

There is a battle of two wolves inside us all. One is evil. It is anger, jealousy, greed, resentment, lies, inferiority and ego. The other is good. It is joy, peace, love, hope, humility, kindness, empathy and truth. The wolf that wins? The one you feed.

39

Wisdom comes only when you stop looking for it and start living the life the Creator intended for you.

157

It is less of a problem to be poor, than to be dishonest.

139

There is no death, only a change of worlds.

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American Indian Proverbs quote Those who tell the stories rule the worl

Those who tell the stories rule the world

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Everyone who is successful must have dreamed of something.

134

Listen or thy tongue will keep thee deaf.

125

Our pleasures are shallow, our sorrows are deep.

117

About American Indian Proverbs

Quotes 122 sayings
Nationality American Indian

No answer is also an answer.

105

The supreme law of the land is the Great Spirit's law, not man's law.

96

If we wonder often, the gift of knowledge will come.

94

A tree never hits an automobile except in self defense.

92

We do not inherit the land from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children.

92

Sing your death song and die like a hero going home.

63

Those who have one foot in the canoe, and one foot in the boat, are going to fall into the river.

58

The greatest strength is gentleness.

58

Don't walk behind me; I may not lead.Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow.Walk beside me; that we may be as one.

56

Silence has so much meaning.

54

Pray to understand what man has forgotten.

54

Every animal knows more than you do.

53

Walk tall as the trees, live strong as the mountains, be gentle as the spring winds, keep the warmth of the summer sun in your heart, and the great spirit will always be with you.

52

When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced.

Live your life so that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice.

50

Beware of the man who does not talk, and the dog that does not bark.

48

You already possess everything necessary to become great.

46

When a man moves away from nature his heart becomes hard.

45

Cherish youth, but trust old age.

44

Show respect for all men, but grovel to none.

44

He who is present at a wrongdoing and does not lift a hand to prevent it, is as guilty as the wrongdoers.

42

The one who tells the stories rules the world.

41

If you see no reason for giving thanks, the fault lies in yourself.

40

Don't be afraid to cry. It will free your mind of sorrowful thoughts.

40

Make my enemy brave and strong, so that if defeated, I will not be ashamed.

40

No tree has branches so foolish as to fight among themselves.

40

The bird who has eaten cannot fly with the bird that is hungry.

37

A good chief gives, he does not take.

34

We will be known forever by the tracks we leave.

31

They are not dead who live in the hearts they leave behind.

30

Judge not by the eye but by the heart.

29

Truth does not happen, it just is.

29

Each person is his own judge.

27

Man has responsiblity, not power.

27

A danger foreseen is half-avoided.

27

Ask questions from you heart and you will be answered from the heart.

27

Talk to your children while they are eating;what you say will stay even after you are gone.

27

He who would do great things should not attempt them all alone.

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