Native American Wisdom Quotes (81 quotes)
Native American Proverbs
Only the best Native American, American Indian quotes, wisdoms and sayings Hold on to what is good, Even if it's a handful of earth. Hold on to what you believe, Even if it's a tree that stands by itself. Hold on to what you must do, Even if it's a long way from here. Hold on to your life, Even if it's easier to let go.
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The Great Spirit is in all things: He is in the air we breathe. The Great Spirit is our father, but the Earth is our Mother. She nourishes us; that which we put into the ground she returns to us. You must speak straight so that your words may go as sunlight into our hearts. When all the trees have been cut down; When all the animals have been hunted; When all the waters are polluted; When all the air is unsafe to breathe; Only then will you discover you cannot eat money. Respect means listening until everyone has been heard and understood, only then is there a possibility of balance and harmony, the goal of Indian spirituality. When you arise in the morning, give thanks for the morning light, for your life and strength.
The wisdom of the early tribes and indigenous groups are mirrored in our special collection of sixty Native American quotes and wise sayings. Having lived on this land before the coming of Christopher Columbus, their numbers are now dwindling. Help preserve their culture by getting to know these Native American quotes. I have seen that in any great undertaking it is not enough for a man to depend simply upon himself. Everything on the earth has a purpose, every disease an herb to cure it, and every person a mission. This is the Indian theory of existence. The Great Spirit is in all things, he is in the air we breathe.