Native American Proverbs

Native American
Proverbs

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I have been to the end of the earth, I have been to the end of the waters, I have been to the end of the sky, I have been to the end of the mountains, I have found none that are not my friends. ? Navajo Proverb

It is less of a problem to be poor, than to be dishonest. ? Anishinabe Proverb

Listening to a liar is like drinking warm water. - Native American Proverb

No river can return to its source, yet all rivers must have a beginning. - Native American Proverb

All around me my land is beauty. ? Navajo Proverb

Do not allow anger to poison you. - Hopi Proverb

Even your silence holds a sort of prayer. - Apache Proverb

I will fight no more forever. ? Nez Perce Proverb

It is no longer good enough to cry peace, we must act peace, live peace and live in peace. ? Shenandoah Proverb

Love one another and do not strive for another's undoing. - Seneca Proverb

Not every sweet root give birth to sweet grass. - Native American Proverb

A brave man dies but once, a coward many times. - Iowa Proverb

All dreams spin out from the same web. - Hopi Proverb

Do not judge your neighbor until you walk two moons in his moccasins. ? Cheyenne Proverb

Every animal knows more than you do. - Nez Perce Proverb

If a man is as wise as a serpent, he can afford to be as harmless as a dove. - Cheyenne Proverb

It is senseless to fight when you cannot hope to win. - Apache Proverb

Love yourself; get outside yourself and take action. Focus on the solution; be at peace. - Sioux Proverb

Old age is not as honorable as death, but most people want it. - Crow Proverb

A danger foreseen is half-avoided. ? Cheyenne Proverb

All plants are our brothers and sisters. - They talk to us and if we listen, we can hear them. - Arapaho Proverb

Do not only point out the way, but lead the way. - Sioux Proverb

Everyone who is successful must have dreamed of something. - Maricopa (Piipaash) Proverb

If a man is to achieve more than human, he must have more than human abilities. - Native American Proverb

It makes no difference as to the name of the God, since love is the real God of all the world. - Apache Proverb

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