NATIVE AMERICAN QUOTES FOR INSPIRATION
- We are all flowers in the Great Spirit’s garden. We share a common root, and the root is Mother Earth.
– Hopi Prophecy
- Treat the earth well. We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children.
– Native American Proverb
- Man did not weave the web of life – he is merely a strand in it.
Whatever he does to the web, he does to himself.
– Chief Seattle, 1854 treaty oration
- In our every deliberation, we must consider the impact of our decisions on the next seven generations.
– From The Great Law of The Iroquois Confederacy
- There can never be peace between nations
Until it is first known that true peace is within the souls of men.
– Oglala Sioux
This is the Earth, healed again, growing green and blue. I want you to remember this exactly as it is, and then go and tell the people that if enough of us hold this image in their minds, we can heal the Earth and make it like it was a long time ago. – Grandfather Rolling Thunder, Cherokee Medicine Elder
- The earth does not belong to man; man belongs to the earth. This we know. All things are connected like the blood which unites one family. All things are connected.
– Chief Seattle