Native American Wisdom Quotes by Chief Seattle, Luther Standing Bear, Chief Joseph, Black Elk, Sitting Bull, Robert Muller and many others.
There is no death, only a change of worlds.
The old Lakota was wise. He knew that a man’s heart away from nature becomes hard.
All things are bound together. All things connect.
All things share the same breath – the beast, the tree, the man… the air shares its spirit with all the life it supports.
Let me be a free man – free to travel, free to stop, free to work.
Even the seasons form a great circle in their changing, and always come back again to where they were. The life of a person is a circle from childhood to childhood, and so it is in everything where power moves.
I am a red man. If the Great Spirit had desired me to be a white man he would have made me so in the first place.
We do not want churches. They will teach us to quarrel about God.
Help me always to speak the truth quietly, to listen with an open mind when others speak, and to remember the peace that may be found in silence.
This war did not spring up on our land, this war was brought upon us by the children of the Great Father who came to take our land without a price, and who, in our land, do a great many evil things… This war has come from robbery – from the stealing of our land.
Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. All things are bound together. All things connect.
When the Earth is sick, the animals will begin to disappear, when that happens, The Warriors of the Rainbow will come to save them.
It is through this mysterious power that we too have our being, and we therefore yield to our neighbors, even to our animal neighbors, the same right as ourselves to inhabit this vast land.
Everything the Power of the World does is done in a circle.
Now that we are poor, we are free. No white man controls our footsteps.
Live your life that the fear of death can never enter your heart.
Like the grasses showing tender faces to each other, thus should we do, for this was the wish of the Grandfathers of the World.