Chief Dan George

Chief Dan
George
1899
1981

Coast Salish Indian Chief, Chief of the Tsleil-Waututh Nation, Movie Actor

Author Quotes

Can we talk of integration until there is integration of hearts and minds? Unless you have this you have only a physical presence, and the walls between us are as high as the mountain range.

My friends, how desperately do we need to be loved and to love. When Christ said that man does not live by bread alone, he spoke of a hunger. This hunger was no the hunger of the body. It was not the hunger for bread. He spoke of a hunger that begins deep down in the very depths of our being. He spoke of a need as vital as breath. He spoke of our hunger for love. Love is something you and I must have. We must have it because our spirit feeds upon it. We must have it because without it we become weak and faint. Without love our self-esteem weakens. Without it our courage fails. Without love we can no longer look out confidently at the world. We turn inward and begin to feed upon our own personalities, and little by little we destroy ourselves. With it we are creative. With it we march tirelessly. With it, and with it alone, we are able to sacrifice for others.

Author Picture
First Name
Chief Dan
Last Name
George
Birth Date
1899
Death Date
1981
Bio

Coast Salish Indian Chief, Chief of the Tsleil-Waututh Nation, Movie Actor