If you talk to the animals they will talk with you and you will know each other. If you do not talk to them you will not know them and what you do not know, you will fear. What one fears, one destroys.— Chief Dan George
Genuine Native American Indian Inspirational quotations
I knew when I met you an adventure is going to happen.
At the center of the universe dwells the Great Spirit.
And that center is really everywhere. It is within each of us.
Where no one intrudes, many can live in harmony.
Just because my path is different doesn't mean I'm lost.
How smooth must be the language of the whites, when they can make right look like wrong, and wrong like right.
Everything an Indian does is in a circle, and that is because the power of the world always works in circles.
Don't let yesterday use up too much of today.
Fear has two meanings - Forget Everything And Run or Face Everything And Rise. The choice is yours.
The land is sacred. These words are at the core of your being. The land is our mother, the rivers our blood. Take our land away and we die. That is, the Indian in us dies.
If a man loses anything and goes back and looks carefully for it, he will find it.
Old age is not as honorable as death, but most people seek it.
One day, you will wake up and there won't be any more time to do the thing you've always wanted. Do it now.
Each soul must meet the morning sun, the new sweet earth and the Great Silence alone.
Like the grasses showing tender faces to each other, thus should we do, for this was the wish of the Grandfathers of the World.
Listen, or your tongue will make you deaf.
You have the power to say - This is not how my story will end.
When asked which dog wins, he reflected for a moment and replied, "The one I feed the most."
I was warmed by the sun, rocked by the winds and sheltered by the trees as other Indian babes. I can go everywhere with a good feeling.
There have been players with Indian heritage, but there hasn't been a Native-American professional basketball player who became a regular for all sorts of social and political reasons.
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.