” All things share the same breath – the beast, the tree, the man… the air shares its spirit with all the life it supports. “


” 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. “


” When the last red man shall have perished from the earth and his memory among the white men shall have become a myth, these shores will swarm with the invisible dead of my tribe. The white man will never be alone. Let him be just and deal kindly with my people, for the dead are not powerless. “


” Our people are ebbing away like a rapidly receding tide that will never return. The white man’s God cannot love our people, or He would protect them. “


” Day and night cannot dwell together. The Red Man has ever fled the approach of the White Man, as the morning mist flees before the morning sun. “


” What is man without the beasts? For if all the beast were gone, man would die of a great loneliness of the spirit. “



All 6 Chief Seattle Quotes about Man in picture


All things share the same breath - the beast, the tree, the man... the air shares its spirit with all the life it supports.
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.


When the last red man shall have perished from the earth and his memory among the white men shall have become a myth, these shores will swarm with the invisible dead of my tribe. The white man will never be alone. Let him be just and deal kindly with my people, for the dead are not powerless.
Our people are ebbing away like a rapidly receding tide that will never return. The white man
Day and night cannot dwell together. The Red Man has ever fled the approach of the White Man, as the morning mist flees before the morning sun.
What is man without the beasts? For if all the beast were gone, man would die of a great loneliness of the spirit.
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