Inuit Sayings

Inuit
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Always treat children with respect; they will replace you one day.

You can get married when you can build an igloo.

Bring? It cannot follow by itself.

You can get married when you can sew well.

Don?t eat snow when you are thirsty.

Your dogs should be raised like the way you raise children.

Everyone is expected to contribute to life, regardless their physical/mental state.

Follow my footprints.

If you have nothing good to say, don?t say anything at all.

If you swallow caribou hair while eating, you will get an itchy ass.

If your eye lids keep moving by themselves (twitching), you will very shortly, meet the person who is thinking of you.

If your lips keep twitching by themselves, then someone is talking about you.

Keep following a wounded animal until you get it. Leaving a wounded animal will bring bad luck. Never allow an animal to suffer.

Reading to oneself is boring; read to others and share.

Shoot to kill. I shoot, I kill. Use one bullet, no more.

Snow is your best friend.

They will find you in a standing position if you don?t dress properly.

They will leave you in a standing position and leave you there if you wear those clothes.

A smile explains everything.

Treat your grandchildren like your own children.

You never really know your friends from your enemies until the ice breaks.

Perhaps they are not stars, but rather openings in heaven where the love of our lost ones pours through and shines down upon us to let us know they are happy.

Yesterday is ashes; tomorrow is wood. Only today does the fire burn brightly.

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