A good chief gives, he does not take.
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.
Thoughts are like arrows: once released, they strike their mark. Guard them well or one day you may be your own victim.
Talk to your children while they are eating; what you say will stay even after you are gone.
White men have too many chiefs.
Every animal knows more than you do.
A starving man will eat with the wolf.
When a fox walks lame, the old rabbit jumps.
Ask questions from you heart and you will be answered from the heart.
It is easy to be brave from a distance.
The coward shoots with shut eyes.
Respect the gift and the giver.
The bird who has eaten cannot fly with the bird that is hungry.
Misfortunes do not flourish on one path, they grow everywhere.
He who is present at a wrongdoing and does not lift a hand to prevent it, is as guilty as the wrongdoers.
Cherish youth, but trust old age.
Make my enemy brave and strong, so that if defeated, I will not be ashamed.
Sing your death song and die like a hero going home.
Each person is his own judge.
We are made from Mother Earth and we go back to Mother Earth.
Show respect for all men, but grovel to none.
With all things and in all things,we are relatives.
There are many good moccasin tracks along the trail of a straight arrow.
The frog does not drink up the pond in which he lives.
Poverty is a noose that strangles humility and breeds disrespect for God and man.