Native American Proverbs

By: Pranav Karthikeyan

Quote 1: “Do not judge your neighbor until you walk two moons in his moccasins.” -- Cheyenne

This quote means that you shouldn't judge people until you 'walk in their shoes', or get a feel of their life.

Quote 2: “You already possess everything necessary to become great.” -- Crow

This quote means that you already have everything that you need to be great, and that you shouldn't ask for more.

Quote 3: Everyone who is successful must have dreamed of something. -- Maricopa

This proverb means that If you want to be successful, you need to Dream, and if you don't, you won't be successful.

Quote 4: There is no death, only a change of worlds. --Duwamish

This means that there is no thing as death, so it is saying that you are going to a different world when you die.

Quote 5: The more you give, the more good things come to you. --Crow

This Proverb means that if you give more to the community, you will get good things or good things will happen to you.

Quote 6: The greatest strength is gentleness. --Iroquois

This Quote tells you that it is better to be gentle because that is stronger than being mean.