quote by American Indian Proverbs

Great Spirit, help me never to judge another until I have walked in his moccasins.

— American Indian Proverbs

Eye-opening Moccasins quotations

Do not judge your neighbor until you walk two moons in his moccasins.

Never criticize a man until you've walked a mile in his moccasins.

Don't judge a man until you have walked two moons in his moccasins.

Until you walk a mile in another man's moccasins you can't imagine the smell.


There are many good moccasin tracks along the trail of a straight arrow.

I've done about every kind of fishing you can imagine, but I've never noodled.

And the reason I've never noodled is because I don't want to get bit by a water moccasin. I'm just too afraid of snakes.

The most Indian thing about the Indian is surely not his moccasins or his calumet, his wampum or his stone hatched, but traits of character and sagacity, skill, or passion.

Once I was beautiful. Now I am myself, Counting this row and that row of moccasins Waiting on the silent shelf.

I have a gruff side. This is not exactly news... At the same time, anyone who wants to judge me for this can walk a mile in my moccasins. And then we'll talk.


It is very difficult to apply the old Indian adage 'Do not judge another until you have walked a mile in his moccasins,' unless you get out of your own moccasins first.

Take care how you place your moccasins upon the Earth, step with care, for the faces of the future generations are looking up from the Earth waiting their turn for life.

Working on 'Raising Hope' is a very hurry-up-and-wait activity, and I just always liked the idea of being as productive as I can be. I write because I don't just want that time to dissolve, where I'm sitting in a trailer staring blankly at the paintings of moccasins that came with the trailer.

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