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Famous Native American Quotations

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Quote Left A Native American grandfather was talking to his grandson about how he felt. He said, 'I feel as if I have two wolves fighting in my heart. One wolf is the vengeful, angry, violent one. The other wolf is the loving, compassionate one. The grandson asked him, Which wolf will win the fight in your heart? The grandfather answered, The one I feed. Quote Right
Quote Left A Native American elder once described his own inner struggles in this manner: Inside of me there are two dogs. One of the dogs is mean and evil. The other dog is good. The mean dog fights the good dog all the time. When asked which dog wins, he reflected for a moment and replied, The one I feed the most. On Other Peoples Expectations: The only man who behaved sensibly was my tailor; he took my measurement anew every time he saw me, while all the rest went on with their old measurements and expected them to fit me. Quote Right
Quote Left And the wind said May you be as strong as the oak, yet flexible as the birch may you stand as tall as the redwood, live gracefully as the willow and may you always bear fruit all your days on this earth. Quote Right
Quote Left May your life be like a wildflower, growing freely in the beauty and joy of each day. Quote Right
Quote Left There is no distinctly native American criminal class except Congress. Quote Right
Quote Left The white, the Hispanic, the black, the Arab, the Jew, the woman, the Native American, the small farmer, the businessperson, the environmentalist, the peace activist, the young, the old, the lesbian, the gay and the disabled make up the American quilt. Quote Right
Quote Left Speed is scarcely the noblest virtue of graphic composition, but it has its curious rewards. There is a sense of getting somewhere fast, which satisfies a native American urge. Quote Right
Quote Left A brave man dies but once, a coward many times. Quote Right
Quote Left We know what the animals do, what are the needs of the beaver, the bear, the salmon, and other creatures, because long ago men married them and acquired this knowledge from their animal wives. Today the priests say we lie, but we know better. Quote Right
Quote Left It could probably be show by facts and figures that there is no distinctively native American criminal class except Congress. Quote Right
Quote Left It all meant nothing but 'Move a little farther. You are to near me.' Quote Right
Quote Left I have good genes. My father is Danish and my mother is Irish and Native American. They both have good skin. Quote Right
Quote Left Never judge a man till you have walked two moons in his moccasins. Quote Right
Quote Left The Great Spirit, who made all things, made every thing for some use, and whatever use he designed anything for, that use it should always be put to. Now, when he made rum, he said 'Let this be for the Indians to get drunk with,' and it must be so. Quote Right
Quote Left It could probably be shown by facts and figures that there is no distinctly native American criminal class except Congress. Quote Right
Quote Left The Great Spirit, when He made earth, never intended that it should be made merchandise. Quote Right