The wisdom given to us by the ancient civilizations is closest to the archaic way of seeing life and those archaic concepts may be the only key that is supposed to open the doors to the hidden chambers of our own spirituality and the mysticism of the universe itself.
On the other hand, the ancient indoctrinations and beliefs are still popular when it comes to self-improvement, progress, spirituality and even science and medicine. These ancient pearls of wisdon should help each one of us to acknowledge their own personalities better and find the true purpose in life.
In this article, we share 15 Native American proverbs that will definitely touch your soul:
“Don’t be afraid to cry. It will free your mind of sorrowful thoughts.” – Hopi
“It is better to have less thunder in the mouth and more lightning in the hand.” – Apache
“All plants are our brothers and sisters. They talk to us and if we listen, we can hear them.” -Arapaho
“Tell me and I’ll forget. Show me, and I may not remember. Involve me, and I’ll understand.” – Tribe Unknown
“When we show our respect for other living things, they respond with respect for us.” – Arapaho
“Those that lie down with dogs, get up with fleas.” – Blackfoot
“What is life? It is the flash of a firefly in the night. It is the breath of a buffalo in the wintertime. It is the little shadow which runs across the grass and loses itself in the sunset.” — Blackfoot
“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
“Those who have one foot in the canoe, and one foot in the boat, are going to fall into the river.” – Tuscarora
“Our first teacher is our own heart.” – Cheyenne
“Remember that your children are not your own, but are lent to you by the Creator.” – Mohawk
“Man’s law changes with his understanding of man. Only the laws of the spirit remain always the same.” – Crow
“There is no death, only a change of worlds.” – Duwamish
“You can’t wake a person who is pretending to be asleep.” – Navajo
“All dreams spin out from the same web.” – Hopi
What do you think about these ancient pearls of wisdom? Do you think that we should be focused more on these things and take a break from the materialistic and consumeristic modern lifestyle?