Native American Proverbs
By Emily Cummings
"Before eating, always take time to thank the food."-Arapaho
It means that you have to be thankful for what you have, then what you don't have. Be thankful because you have food.
" Our first teacher is our own heart."-Cheyenne
Our heart guides us to do the things we do. It teaches us before an actual teacher.
"You already possess everything necessary to become great."-Crow
You are already great, but you just need to show it.
"Even a small mouse has anger." - Tribe Unknown
No matter who you are, you can do something that someone the complete opposite of you can.
"A brave man dies but once, a coward many times." - Tribe Unknown
You can be a coward, but you will never learn to face your fears.
"It is easy to be brave from a distance." - Omaha
You can be brave, but up close, you can be very scared. From far away, you wont make a difference.