Native American Provrbes

By: Elliot

Arapaho / Navajo

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

-- Arapaho

It means if you are nice to others they will be nice to you.


You can't wake a person who is pretending to be asleep. -Navajo

It means you can't change a person if that person doesn't want to be changed.

Native American Proverbs

Ben Night horse Campbell

"There is but one secret to success: never give up."

― Ben Night horse Campbell


It means you can succeed for you have everything you need you just need to want it