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Among various demands and charges I gave them,
by Zebulon Pike

Among various demands and charges I gave them,
was, that the said flag should be delivered to me,
and one of the United States' flags be received and hoisted in its place.
- Zebulon Pike

I was informed...
that some...
were dreaming and wished to return.
- Zebulon Pike

At the lodge the chief gave me many particulars which
were relative to the late visit of the Spaniards.
- Zebulon Pike

If we go to Chihuahua we must be considered as prisoners of war?
- Zebulon Pike

 

American agents...
are the only persons authorized to hold councils of a political nature.
- Zebulon Pike

Few Indians only had breech cloths, most being wrapped in buffalo robes,
otherwise quite naked.
- Zebulon Pike

A young man who is here speaks the Panis language,
and in many other respects, is preferable.
- Zebulon Pike

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Give immediate instruction to all your posts in said territory,
under your direction, at no time and on no pretence to hoist,
or suffer be hoisted, the English flag.
- Zebulon Pike

If success attends my steps, honor and glory await my name-if defeat,
still shall it be said we died like brave men,
and conferred honor, even in death, on the American Name.
- Zebulon Pike

On no further occasion present a flag or medal to an Indian.
- Zebulon Pike

They were conspiring to desert us in the night and
steal some of our horses...
we engaged a spy.
- Zebulon Pike

A discontented young fellow, filled with self pride;
he certainly should have considered it an honor to
be sent on so respectable an embassy as he was.
- Zebulon Pike

The Spanish troops returned and we could yet discover
the grass beaten down in the direction which they went.
- Zebulon Pike

In my proper character, I am an officer of the United States Army.
- Zebulon Pike

Should I be the happy mortal destined to turn the scale of war,
will you not rejoice, O my father?
- Zebulon Pike

The toute ensemble was such as to make polished society blush,
when compared with these savages.
- Zebulon Pike

It was the wish of the Americans that their red brethren
should remain peacefully round their own fires,
and not embroil themselves in any disputes between the white people.
- Zebulon Pike

Your former Fathers the Spaniards have now no further Authority over you.
- Zebulon Pike

With the dreary season in which we travelled part of the route;
with our minds much more actively employed in forming
resources for our preservation from famine.
- Zebulon Pike

He was a man, he always performed his promises.
- Zebulon Pike

Owing to the difficulty of obtaining horses,
Mr. Henry returns from this place.
In descending the Mississippi I will request him to pay his respects to you.
- Zebulon Pike

The village had a mill near it, situated on the little creek,
which made very good flour.
The population consisted of civilized Indians,
but much mixed blood.
- Zebulon Pike

May Heaven be propitious, and smile on the cause of my country.
- Zebulon Pike

The Pawnee chief had left the village the day after the doctor arrived,
with 50 or 60 horses and many people,
and had taken his course to the north of our route.
- Zebulon Pike

Why cannot we correct the baneful passions,
without weakening the good?
- Zebulon Pike

Strict justice would demand total confiscation of your property,
personal imprisonment and fines.
- Zebulon Pike

The preparations for my new voyage prevented the possiblity
of my paying that attention to the correction of my errors,
that I should otherwise have done.
- Zebulon Pike

You have already disarmed my men without my knowledge,
are their arms to be returned or not?
- Zebulon Pike

I cannot consent to be led three or four hundred leagues out of my route,
without its being by force of arms.
- Zebulon Pike

I differ materially from Capt.
Lewis, in my account of the numbers,
manners,
and morals of the Sioux.
- Zebulon Pike

Smoke the pipe of peace, bury the tomahawk,
and become one nation.
- Zebulon Pike

There had so lately been a large force of Spanish cavalry at the village,
which had made a great impression on the minds of the young men,
as to their power, consequence, which my appearance
with 20 infantry was by no means calculated to remove.
- Zebulon Pike

One thing I know: the only ones among you
who will be really happy are those
who will have sought and found how to serve.
- Albert Schweitzer

"Go to the people and live among them
in order to know them and learn from them.
- Jimmy Yen

I don't know what your destiny will be, but one thing I know:
the only ones among you who will be really happy
are those who will have sought and found how to serve.
- Albert Schweitzer

While they were saying among themselves
it cannot be done, it was done.
- Helen Keller

The only ones among you who will be really happy
are those who will have sought and found how to serve.
- Albert Schweitzer

I have found that among its other benefits,
giving liberates the soul of the giver.
- Maya Angelou

Go to the people
Live among them
Learn from them
Love them
Serve them
Plan with them
Start with what they know
Build on what they have.
- Jimmy Yen (Y. C. James Yen)

Shoot for the moon.
Even if you miss,
you'll land among the stars.
- Les Brown

Real friendships among men are so rare
that when they occur they are famous.
- Clarence Day

I have three precious things which I hold fast and prize.
The first is gentleness;
the second is frugality;
the third is humility, which keeps me from putting myself before others.
Be gentle and you can be bold;
be frugal and you can be generous;
avoid putting yourself before others
and you can become a leader among men.
- Lao Tzu

Instead of comparing our lot with that
of those who are more fortunate than we are,
we should compare it with the lot
of the great majority of our fellow men.
It then appears that we are among the privileged.
- Helen Keller

The signs of outstanding leadership
appear primarily among the followers.
Are the followers reaching their potential?
Are they learning? Serving?
Do they achieve the required results?
Do they change with grace? Manage conflict?
- Max De Pree

Every kind of peaceful cooperation among men
is primarily based on mutual trust
and only secondarily on institutions
such as courts of justice and police.
- Albert Einstein

I renounce all assumptions and expectations.
I thoughtfully consider all possibilities,
and CHOOSE among them with consciousness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nobody cares how much you know,
until they know how much you care.
- attributed to Theodore Roosevelt, among others,
but probably earlier and anonymous

Science merely quantifies and documents
the relationships among miracles.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The Eye-of-the-Storm.
Surrounded by the winds and the rain,
yet peaceful in its own unworldly way -
an unnatural ruddy-cloudy misty-bright kind of way.
Whatever comes next, the eye of the storm is
a moment of serenity among the challenge -
a time for repose and contemplation.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

"But I don't want to go among mad people," said Alice.
"Oh, you can't help that," said the cat. "We're all mad here."
- Lewis Carroll

Nobody, as long as he moves about
among the chaotic currents of life,
is without trouble.
- Carl Jung

My father considered a walk among the mountains
as the equivalent of churchgoing.
- Aldous Huxley

I CHOOSE with Thoughtful Consideration:
I renounce all assumptions and expectations,
and declare that I will thoughtfully consider
all possibilities and CHOOSE among them with consciousness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I seldom think about my limitations,
and they never make me sad.
Perhaps there is just a touch of yearning at times;
but it is vague, like a breeze among flowers.
- Helen Keller

For myself I hold no preferences among flowers,
so long as they are wild, free, spontaneous.
Bricks to all greenhouses!
Black thumb and cutworm to the potted plant!
- Edward Abbey

Travelers repose and dream among my leaves.
- William Blake

I live quietly at home among my family and friends.
- Antonio Tabucchi

There is no king who has not had a slave among his ancestors,
and no slave who has not had a king among his.
- Helen Keller

When I investigate and when I discover that the forces
of the heavens and the planets are within ourselves,
then truly I seem to be living among the gods.
- Leon Battista Alberti

Prayer:
Lord God, Holy Spirit, Giver of All Light,
Bless and Keep All Those of This World.
Grant Us Your Peace, Your Light, Your Love.
Grant Us Complete Renewal of Body, Mind and Spirit -
Continual Rebirth in Newness of Life.
Let Your Light Shine Upon Us and Be Gracious to Us.
Grant to Each and Every One of Us:
Health, Comfort, Joy, Peace Within Ourselves,
Peace Within Our Families, Peace Within Our Communities,
and Peace among All those This World.
Grant That I May Be an Instrument of Thy Peace.
Grant That I May Radiate Thy Peace, Thy Light, Thy Love,
Thy Healing, Thy Comfort, Thy Joy,
to All Those Around Me and All Those in My Thoughts
This Day and Ever More. AMEN.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Virtue can only flourish among equals.
- Mary Wollstonecraft

The herd instinct among forecasters makes sheep look
like independent thinkers.
- Edgar R. Fiedler

Death most resembles a prophet who is without honor
in his own land or a poet who is a stranger among his people.
- Khalil Gibran

Adolescents are not monsters.
They are just people trying to learn how to make it
among the adults in the world,
who are probably not so sure themselves.
- Virginia Satir

The most pitiful among men is he who turns his dreams into silver and gold.
- Khalil Gibran

Sometimes the ignorant are among the most educated.
- Suzanne Fields

There is something very very special,
universal and easily identifiable among all Jews;
it is beyond territory,
it is something we all have in common.
- Ted Koppel

Among the reasons people keep sad stories to themselves
is that they do not want anyone to feel sorry for them.
I don't.
I don't want you to feel sorry for me.
- Judith Moore

A good quartet is like a good conversation among friends
interacting to each other's ideas.
- Stan Getz

I do not know who there is among us that can claim
to know God's purpose and God's intent.
- Theodore Bikel

There is no great sport in having bullets flying about one in every direction,
but I find they have less horror when among them than when in anticipation.
- Umberto Eco


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