John Fire Lame Deer Quotes

Enjoy the top 16 famous quotes, sayings and quotations by John Fire Lame Deer.

John Fire Lame Deer Quotes

Tell the people not to cry. Tell them to be happy.
— John Fire Lame Deer —

To our way of thinking the Indians' symbol is the circle, the hoop. Nature wants to be round. The bodies of human beings and animals have no corners. With us, the circle stands for togetherness of people who sit with one another around the campfire, relatives and friends united in peace while the sacred pipe passes from hand to hand. To us this is beautiful and fitting, symbol and reality at the same time, expressing the harmony of life and nature.

— John Fire Lame Deer

We Sioux spend a lot of time thinking about everyday things which in our minds are mixed up with the spiritual. We see in the world around us many symbols that teach us the meaning of life. We have a saying that the white man sees so little, he must see with only one eye. We see a lot that you no longer notice. You could notice if you wanted to, but you are usually too busy. We Indians live in a world of symbols and images where the spiritual and commonplace are one ... We try to understand them not with the head but with the heart

— John Fire Lame Deer

You can pray for whatever you want, but it is always best to pray for others, not for yourself.

— John Fire Lame Deer

John Fire Lame Deer Quotes Pictures

Want to see more pictures of John Fire Lame Deer quotes? Click on image of John Fire Lame Deer quotes to view full size.

John Fire Lame Deer Quotes Pictures 1
John Fire Lame Deer Quotes Pictures 2
John Fire Lame Deer Quotes Pictures 3
John Fire Lame Deer Quotes Pictures 4