Native American Wisdom Quotes (81 quotes)
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No one was quick with a question, no matter how important, and no one was pressed for an answer. A pause giving time for thought was the truly courteous way of beginning and conducting a conversation. Silence was meaningful with the Lakota, and his granting a space of silence to speech-maker and his own moment of silence before talking was done in the practice of true politeness and regard for the rule that, "thought comes before speech. The reason Wakantanka does not make two birds, or animals, or human beings exactly alike is because each is placed here by Wakantanka to be an independent individuality and to rely upon itself. Log in Sign up. Grandfather, Great Spirit, fill us with light.
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.
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. I will add more with the right names over time. He went around and invited the old and needy.
Native American culture is one of the most spiritually attuned group of people on the planet. Diverse and highly evolved, many of their tales contain gems of wisdom.
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These Inspirational Native American quotes are a selection of the best quotes from the other Native American pages on this site:. You will find more quotes on these pages and the complete wording of those that are shortened here. You can also purchase a printable boxed set of these quotes through my shop on Etsy. Crazy Horse dreamed and went into the world where there is nothing but the spirits of all things. That is the real world that is behind this one, and everything we see here is something like a shadow from that one.