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Soul Would Have No Rainbow if the Eyes Had No Tears and Other Native American PR

Soul Would Have No Rainbow if the Eyes Had No Tears and Other Native American PR

A collection of short and inspirational Native American proverbs.

Sayings of time-honored truth and contemporary wisdom from the Native American tribes:
Why will you take by force what you may obtain by love?
We will be known forever by the tracks we leave.
He who serves his fellows is the greatest of all.
If a man is as wise as a serpent, he can be as gentle as a dove.
The life of a man is a circle from childhood to childhood, and so it is in everything where power moves.
A sin against a neighbor is an offense against the Great Spirit.
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  • Touchstone | 
  • 128 pages | 
  • ISBN 9780671797300 | 
  • April 1994
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Chapter 1

With all things and in all things, we are relatives.


Stand in the light when you want to speak out.


Life is both giving and receiving.


I seek strength, not to be greater than my brother, but to fight my greatest enemy -- myself.


All children of Earth will be welcome at our council fires.


Good and evil cannot dwell together in the same heart, so a good man ought not to go into evil company.


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