25 Wise Quotes of Native Americans

1849

Native Americans lived for tens of thousands years BC. But their wisdom remains relevant to the present day. Of course, some of their quotes should be interpreted in a figurative sense.

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  1. A good man sees good signs.
  2. In order to hear yourself, you need the silent days.
  3. If you notice that you ride on a dead horse – get down!
  4. The one who is silent, knows twice as much than the chatterbox.
  5. There are many ways to smell a skunk.
  6. “We have to” – only to die.
  7. First look at the traces of their moccasins before you judge the faults of others.
  8. Homeland is where you feel good.
  9. If you have something to say, get up to be seen.
  10. It is not always that the enemy is an enemy, and a friend – a friend.
  11. Do not judge a man until you have walked two moons in his moccasins.
  12. Everything in the world has its own song.
  13. The child is a guest in your house – feed, learn, and let go.
  14. Well spoken word is rather aptly thrown ax.
  15. Even a dead fish can go with the flow.
  16. Life goes on inside out. Following this thought, you yourself will become true.
  17. The soul will not be a rainbow, if the eyes had no tears.
  18. There is no death. There is only a transition between the worlds.
  19. Talk to your children when they eat, and what you said will stay, even when you’re gone.
  20. When you see a rattlesnake preparing to strike, be the first to hit.
  21. A man must make his own arrows.
  22. If you tie a horse to a stake, do you expect him to grow fat?
  23. Everything on the Earth has a purpose, every disease an herb to cure it, and every person a mission.
  24. The frog does not drink up the pond in which he lives.
  25. Tell me, and I’ll forget; show me, and I may remember; involve me, and I’ll understand.