Native American Proverbs

Don't be afraid to cry. It will free your mind of sorrowful thoughts-Hopi

this means dont hold your feelings in because if you let them out it will make you feel better.

It is better to have less thunder in the mouth and more lightning in the hand-Apache

this means its important to sometimes keep your opinions to yourself and power physically is important.

Those that lie down with dogs, get up with fleas-Blackfoot

We will be known forever by the tracks we leave. -Dakota

Thus means that y do things that you want to be remembered by forever.

When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life so that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice.-cherokee

this means dont be ungrateful and lazy live life because life doesn't last forever.Also do things that are food so the people in the world will miss you.

Our first teacher is our own heart.-Cheyeene

this means that our first teacher is what gives an impact on us because they start off what we know.
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