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Give these Indians little farms, survey them,
by 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

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

The Indian is a human being.
- 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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Time, like life itself, has no inherent meaning.
We give our own meaning to time as to life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I give thanks for both my bloom and my thorns.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our opportunity is to Soar our Spirit.
To see Light and Joy in everything.
To spread our wings and fly boldly.
To give thanks for rainbows and butterflies -
our symbols of renewal and rebirth.
To offer daily Thanksgiving - for ourselves, our family,
our friends, our community, for the whole world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Is today a day to gather strength from the storm -
a day to to learn life lessons for the next battle?
Or is today a day to sit by the fire
and watch the storm rage outside?
Either way, the storm is just life.
Give thanks for all of Life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Man is least himself when he talks in his own person.
Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
- Oscar Wilde

Our "Rainbows and Butterflies" are the small miracles of our life -
the little things that are so easy to overlook,
yet so awe inspiring when we take a moment
to notice and to pay attention.
Give thanks for the rainbows, for the butterflies,
for all God's creatures - large and small,
for the bright blue sky and the soft fog and the gentle rain,
for the tree veiled in the season's first frost,
for the baby's laugh,
for the touch of a hand and the whispered "I love you."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nearly all men can stand adversity,
but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
- Abraham Lincoln

Give thanks for the rain in your life
which waters the flowers of your soul.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Give me your tired, your poor,
your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.
- written on the Statue of Liberty in New York harbor

I Receive ALL of Life with Thanksgiving -
I have gratitude for EVERYTHING
that has ever occurred to bring me to this moment.
I give thanks for the joys and the sufferings,
the moments of peace and the flashes of anger,
the compassion and the indifference,
the roar of my courage and the cold sweat of my fear.
I accept gratefully the entirety of my past and my present life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A new command I give you: Love one another.
As I have loved you, so you must love one another.
- Jesus of Nazareth (John 13:34)

One can not reflect in streaming water.
Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
- Lao Tzu

The enlightened give thanks
for what most people take for granted.
- Michael Beckwith

Give thanks for the rainbows, for the butterflies,
for all God's creatures - large and small,
for the bright blue sky and the soft fog and the gentle rain,
for the tree veiled in the season's first frost,
for the baby's laugh, for the touch of a hand
and the whispered "I love you."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We all have our thorns. We, and Life, have our moments.
Life occurs before our morning coffee.
Life occurs in our bathrobe with our hair uncombed.
Bless and give thanks for All of Life - the bloom and the thorns.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You are Never Too Old to Give or Get Gold Stars.
Show Your Honest Appreciation - Today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Give Honest and Sincere Appreciation.
- Dale Carnegie

Only aim to do your duty,
and mankind will give you credit where you fail.
- Thomas Jefferson

Give me a place to stand and I will move the earth.
- Aristotle

Take time to laugh.
It is the music of the soul.
Take time to think.
It is the source of power.
Take time to play.
It is the source of perpetual youth.
Take time to read.
It is the fountain of wisdom.
Take time to pray.
It is the greatest power on Earth.
Take time to love and be loved.
It is a God-given privilege.
Take time to be friendly.
It is the road to happiness.
Take time to give.
It is too short a day to be selfish.
Take time to work.
It is the price of success.
- Anonymous

Love wasn't put in your heart to stay.
Love isn't love until you give it away.
- Michael W. Smith

We are formed and molded by our thoughts.
Those whose minds are shaped by selfless thoughts
give joy when they speak or act.
Joy follows them like a shadow that never leaves them.
- The Buddha

To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act
is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

What I know for sure is that
what you give comes back to you.
- Oprah Winfrey

You can't get unless you give.
And you have to give without wanting to get.
- Theodore H. White

Give me six hours to chop down a tree
and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.
- Abraham Lincoln

We are rich only through what we give,
and poor only through what we refuse.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The most common way people give up their power
is by thinking they don't have any.
- Alice Walker

You can give without loving,
but you can never love without giving.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

Know that time, like life itself, has no inherent meaning.
You give your own meaning to time, as to life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We make a living by what we get.
We make a life by what we give.
- Winston Churchill

I Am One With Spirit and All Creation -
I give thanks for the unity of all creation
and for everything that has brought me to this moment.
I release my entire being to the gentle nurture of Spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Never give up.
- Anonymous

Everybody needs beauty as well as bread,
places to play in and pray in,
where nature may heal and cheer
and give strength to the body and soul.
- John Muir

Luck marches with those who give their very best.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Forgive and give as if it were your last opportunity.
Love like there's no tomorrow, and if tomorrow comes, love again.
- Max Lucado

Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others,
you should put a good deal of thought
into the happiness that you are able to give.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

From what we get, we can make a living:
what we give, however makes a life.
- Arthur Ashe

Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day,
teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime.
- Chinese Proverb

There are two lasting bequests we can give our children
One is roots, the other is wings.
- Hodding Carter

No one can give you better advice than yourself.
- Cicero

Sacrifice everything, and give up nothing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

As we let our light shine,
we unconsciously give other people
permission to do the same.
As we are liberated from our own fear,
our presence actually liberates others.
- Marianne Williamson

What is to give light must endure the burning.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Never give in - never, never, never, never.
- Winston Churchill

Give the world the best you have
and it may never be enough.
Give the world your best anyway.
- Mother Teresa

We should be too big to take offense
and too noble to give it.
- Abraham Lincoln

Never give up, for that
is just the place and time
that the tide will turn.
- Harriet Beecher Stowe

Give me a lever long enough
and a fulcrum on which to place it,
and I shall move the world.
- Archimedes

Maintain a balance between skepticism and faith.
Maintain a beginner mind. Be open to possibility.
Don't give in to skepticism,
but don't give in to fantasy either.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

See life as ugly and painful - if you choose,
or see it as beautiful and joyful.
There is no inherent meaning in life.
We give life its meaning.
It's our Choice.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

All we are saying is give peace a chance.
- John Lennon

Most people give up just when
they're about to achieve success.
They quit on the one yard line.
They give up at the last minute of the game,
one foot from a winning touch down.
- Ross Perot

You need to make a commitment,
and once you make it,
then life will give you some answers.
- Les Brown


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