There is the world of the flesh, and there is the spirit world. When the flesh is gone

“There is the world of the flesh, and there is the spirit world. When the flesh is gone, the spirit forever remains. Their voices speak to those who know how to listen. Wisdom is born in the heart, and then spoken.”

~Wolf Clan Song

“They came with a Bible and their religion. They stole our land and crushed our spirit and now tell us we should be thankful to the ‘Lord’ for being saved.”

~Chief Pontiac

“We will be known forever by the tracks we leave.”

~Dakota

“May the stars carry your sadness away,
May the flowers fill your heart with beauty,
May hope forever wipe away your tears,
And, above all, may silence make you strong.”

~Chief Dan George

“When a man moves away from nature his heart becomes hard.”

~Lakota

“Regard Heaven as your father, Earth as your Mother and all things as your Brothers and Sisters.”

~Native American Proverb

“Listen to the voice of nature, for it holds treasures for you.”

~Huron

“When we show our respect for other living things, they respond with respect for us.”

~Arapaho

“Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. All things are bound together. All things connect.”

~Chief Seattle

“The Earth does not belong to man; man belongs to Earth.”

~Chief Seattle

“If a man is as wise as a serpent, he can afford to be as harmless as a dove.”

~Cheyenne

“Seek wisdom, not knowledge. Knowledge is of the past, Wisdom is of the future.”

~Lumbee

“Beware of the man who does not talk, and the dog that does not bark.”

~Cheyenne

“Man's law changes with his understanding of man. Only the laws of the spirit remain always the same.”

~Crow

“When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life in such a way that when you die the world cries and you rejoice.”

~Cherokee

“Tell me, and I'll forget. Show me, and I may not remember. Involve me, and I'll understand.”

~Native American proverb

“Our first teacher is our own heart.”

~Cheyenne

“Grown men may learn from very little children, for the hearts of little children are pure, and, therefore, the Great Spirit may show to them many things which older people miss.”

~Black Elk

“What is life? It is the flash of a firefly in the night. It is the breath of a buffalo in the wintertime. It is the little shadow which runs across the grass and loses itself in the sunset.”

~Crowfoot (chief of the Canadian Blackfoot tribe)