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It demonstrates to his simple mind in the most positive
by George Crook

It demonstrates to his simple mind in the most positive
manner that we have no prejudice against him on account of his race,
and that while he behaves himself he will be treated the same as a white man.
- George Crook

But we must not try to drive the Indians too fast in effecting these changes.
- George Crook

First, take the government of the Indians out of politics;
second,
let the laws of the Indians be the same as those of the whites;
third,
give the Indian the ballot.
- George Crook

The Indian is a human being.
- George Crook

 

When once an Indian sees that his food is secure,
he does not care what the chief or any one else says.
- George Crook

The buffalo is all gone, and an Indian can't catch
enough jack rabbits to subsist himself and his family,
and then, there aren't enough jack rabbits to catch.
What are they to do?
- George Crook

When I jerked it out the head remained in my leg,
where it remains still.
There were a couple of inches of blood on the shaft
of the arrow when I pulled it out.
- George Crook

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The great mistake these people make is that they go
to looking after the spiritual welfare of the Indians
before securing their physical.
- George Crook

During the engagement I tried to throw a strong force through the canon,
but I was obliged to use it elsewhere before it had
gotten to the supposed location of the village.
- George Crook

I at once commenced the ascent through a shower of arrows.
- George Crook

It has been my aim throughout present operations to
afford the greatest amount of protection to life and property interests,
and troops have been stationed accordingly.
- George Crook

Give these Indians little farms, survey them,
let them put fences around them, let them have their own horses,
cows, sheep, things that they can call their own,
and it will do away with tribal Indians.
- George Crook

We must not try to force him to take civilization immediately in its complete form,
but under just laws, guaranteeing to Indians equal civil laws,
the Indian question, a source of such dishonor to our
country and of shame to true patriots,
will soon be a thing of the past.
- George Crook

It may be, however, that I am too much wedded to my own views in the matter,
and as I have spent nearly eight years of the hardest
work of my life in this department,
I respectfully request that I may now be relieved from its command.
- George Crook

All the tribes tell the same story.
They are surrounded on all sides, the game is destroyed or driven away;
they are left to starve,
and there remains but one thing for them to do -
fight while they can.
- George Crook

If you will investigate all the Indian troubles,
you will find that there is something wrong of this
nature at the bottom of all of them,
something relating to the supplies, or else a tardy
and broken faith on the part of the general government.
- George Crook

The white men in the East are like birds.
They are hatching out their eggs every year,
and there is not room enough in the East,
and they must go elsewhere; and they come out West,
as you have seen them coming for the last few years.
- George Crook

Consider a parent who says,
"Look at the sacrifices I'm making so you can have a better life."
Contrast that with another parent who demonstrates
living a great life every day.
Self-sacrifice is not a virtue.
Living a great life and sharing that life with others
is the noble way to live.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The mediocre teacher tells.
The good teacher explains.
The superior teacher demonstrates.
The great teacher inspires.
- William Arthur Ward

Consciousness after death demonstrates the possibility
of consciousness operating independently of the body.
- Stanislav Grof

The immense popularity of American movies abroad demonstrates
that Europe is the unfinished negative of which America is the proof.
- Mary McCarthy

All historical experience demonstrates the following:
Our earth cannot be changed unless in the not too distant
future an alteration in the consciousness of individuals is achieved.
- Hans Kung

Delight at having understood a very abstract and obscure
system leads most people to believe in the truth of what it demonstrates.
- Georg C. Lichtenberg

My entry into the environmental arena was through the
issue that so dramatically -
and destructively -
demonstrates the link between science and social action:
nuclear weapons.
- Barry Commoner

In the aftermath of September 11, and as the 9/11 Commission
report so aptly demonstrates,
it is clear that our intelligence system is not working the way that it should.
- Hillary Clinton

The election in Iraq clearly demonstrates that Iraqi
people are like people everywhere.
They desire to create a future in an environment that
is safe and allows them to reach their full potential as human beings,
whatever that potential may be.
- John Ensign

If a State has reliable scientific information that
demonstrates that a warning is needed for a particular food,
then in the interest of public health,
it should share that information with the FDA and petition
for a new national standard.
- Nathan Deal

It is idle to say that nations can struggle to outdo
each other in building armaments and never use them.
History demonstrates the contrary, and we have but
to go back to the last war to see the appalling effect
of nations competing in great armaments.
- Frank B. Kellogg

I guess one of the reasons I'm doing the Poe piece
is that I think Poe demonstrates that no matter how difficult things are,
if you continue to move forward in life,
you can eventually become victorious,
even if it's later in life.
- John Astin

The president's budget request today demonstrates his
unwillingness to come clean on the true costs of his agenda.
A penny saved is not a penny earned if at the end of
the day you still owe a quarter.
- Mary Landrieu

But I think the - what the tea party movement demonstrates,
and I think the, the, the enthusiasm that we're seeing
from independents and Republicans,
is that if Washington isn't going to change itself,
then we're going to change Washington.
And I think that's what we're seeing.
- John Cornyn

This act demonstrates graphically a turning away the past and moving ahead.
You now get to refresh your time in a friendly way
by running with the watch instead of against it or away from it.
- Joe Henderson

But I do think it's unwise, and it -
to build a mosque at the site where 3,000 Americans
lost their lives as a result of a terrorist attack.
And I think to me it demonstrates that the -
that Washington,
the White House, the administration,
the President himself seems to be disconnected from
the mainstream of America.
- John Cornyn

He is richest who is content with the least,
for content is the wealth of nature.
- Socrates

Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.
- Lao Tzu

Simple living is the way to happy living.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is really simple,
but we insist on making it complicated.
- Confucius

The essence of life is not in
the great victories and grand failures,
but in the simple joys.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The invariable mark of wisdom is to
see the miraculous in the common.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is always the simple that produces the marvelous.
- Amelia Barr

Most of the fundamental ideas of science
are essentially simple,
and may, as a rule, be expressed
in a language comprehensible to everyone.
- Albert Einstein

All the great things are simple,
and many can be expressed in a single word:
freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.
- Winston Churchill

Most of the luxuries, and many of the so-called comforts of life
are not only not indispensable,
but positive hindrances to the elevation of mankind.
- Henry David Thoreau

Nothing is enough for the man to whom enough is too little.
- Epicurus

Whoever does not regard what he has
as most ample wealth, is unhappy,
though he be master of the world.
- Epictetus

Ask yourself to slow down.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

We never NEED anything; we never NEED to do something.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We can never get enough of what we don't really need.
- Matthew Kelly

We hardly ever realize that we can
cut anything out of our lives,
anytime, in the blink of an eye.
- Carlos Castaneda

We never repent of having eaten too little.
- Thomas Jefferson

He who can give thanks for little
will always find he has enough.
- Anonymous

The more you expect, the more you get disappointed in life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

As every divided kingdom falls,
so every mind divided between
many studies confounds and saps itself.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Far from idleness being the root of all evil,
it is rather the only true good.
- Soren Kierkegaard

If thou wilt make a man happy,
add not unto his riches but take away from his desires.
- Epicurus

The greatest wealth is to live content with little.
- Plato

The key to happiness is not to have what you want
but to want what you have.
- Anonymous

Wealth consists not in having great possessions,
but in having few wants.
- Epictetus

Most men pursue pleasure with such breathless haste
that they hurry past it.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Wealth is the ability to fully experience life.
- Henry David Thoreau

The sage does not hoard.
The more he helps others, the more he benefits himself,
Having bestowed all he has on others, he has yet more;
having given all he has to others, he is richer still.
- Lao Tzu

And now here is my secret, a very simple secret:
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly;
what is essential is invisible to the eye.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Your children need your presence
more than your presents.
- Jesse Jackson

Success has a simple formula:
do your best, and people may like it.
- Sam Ewing

The man who is awakened, lives in such a way
that he leaves no footprints.
- Osho quoting The Buddha

My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

This day boldness is manifested in a simple grace: gratitude.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

We shall never know all the good that a simple smile can do.
- Mother Teresa

The simplification of life is one of the steps to inner peace.
A persistent simplification will create an inner and outer well-being
that places harmony in one's life.
- Peace Pilgrim

The moment you become miserly you are closed
to the basic phenomenon of life: expansion, sharing.
The moment you start clinging to things,
you have missed the target.
Because things are not the target,
you, your innermost being, is the target -
not a beautiful house, but a beautiful you;
not much money, but a rich you;
not many things, but an open being,
available to millions of things.
- Osho

It is neither wealth nor splendor;
but tranquility and occupation which give you happiness.
- Thomas Jefferson


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