Great Throughts Treasury

A database of quotes

Rolling Thunder, born Louis Belmont Newell NULL

Native American Activist and Medicine Man

"The idea is to have contempt for crime, not for people… It’s more useful to think of every other person as another you - to think of every individual as a representative of the universe."

"It's very hard to do things in the right manner, but as long as we do things right, we are in turn with the Great Spirit."

"People have to be responsible for their thoughts, so they have to learn to control them. It may not be easy, but it can be done."

"When we're through with this earth and all these problems, we don't have to come back. But as long as we're here we have a job to do and a purpose to fulfill, and that means dealing with the circumstances around us."

"If you believe in something, and believe in it long enough, it will come into being."