Native American Quotes (226 quotes)
Native American Wisdom Quotes
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.
These Native American quotes are words of great wisdom that offer simple, inspirational guidance in living a spiritual, peaceful life. Previously, this page contained Native American quotes that were not attributed to any particular person or tribe. They were all the quotes I had come across over the years that stated they were Native American. The few quotes that I had from specific Native American people were added to the pages relevant to their quote. The older picture-quotes will just have 'Native American' on them, rather than the newly found source.
Sign in with Facebook Sign in options. Join Goodreads. Quotes tagged as "native-american-wisdom" Showing of Spirituality is for those who've already been there. Children must early learn the beauty of generosity. They are taught to give what they prize most, that they may taste the happiness of giving. The Indians in their simplicity literally give away all that they have—to relatives, to guests of other tribes or clans, but above all to the poor and the aged, from whom they can hope for no return.
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The wisdom of the native American Indians is unbounded and tremendously powerful, enough to transform the human consciousness and help us lead a more peaceful, close-to-nature, compassionate life. Below are 28 hand-picked Native American Indian quotes on life and death which, by contemplating on them, can transmit you great insights that could alter your perspective on what it means to be a human being on this planet of ours. It will free your mind of sorrowful thoughts. Show me, and I may not remember. They talk to us and if we listen, we can hear them. Live your life so that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice.