Chief Seattle Quotes


8 Chief Seattle quotes:



"We know that the white man does not understand our ways. One portion of land is the same to him as the next, for he is a stranger who comes in the night and takes from the land whatever he needs. The earth is not his brother, but his enemy, and when he has conquered it, he moves on."
"Man does not weave this web of life. He is merely a strand of it. Whatever he does to the web, he does to himself."
Author: Seattle Quotes Category: Life Quotes Canadian Businessman Quotes
"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."
Author: Seattle Quotes Category: Humankind Quotes Canadian Businessman Quotes
"The white man's dead forget the country of their birth when they go to walk among the stars. Our dead never forget this beautiful earth, for it is the mother of the red man."
"all things are connected like the blood which unites one family."
Author: Seattle Quotes Category: Blood Quotes
"Every door opened others. The records show some interesting encounters with a very complicated community on the ship with a complicated community ashore"
Author: Seattle Quotes Category: Community Quotes
"What is man without the beasts? If all the beasts were gone, man would die from a great loneliness of spirit. For whatever happens to the beasts, soon happens to man. All things are connected."
Author: Seattle Quotes Category: Animals Quotes
"Take only memories, leave nothing but footprints."
Author: Seattle Quotes Category: Memory Quotes



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