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If you will investigate all the Indian troubles,
by 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

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

The Indian is a human being.
- 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

 

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

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

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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

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

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

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 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

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

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

You are never too old to set another goal
or to dream a new dream.
- C. S. Lewis

May the world be kind to you,
and may your own thoughts be gentle upon yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To go against the dominant thinking of your friends,
of most of the people you see every day,
is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
- Theodore H. White

How do you want to be remembered?
Live life full out - Begin today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Powerful Dreams Inspire Powerful Action.
When you can taste, smell, and touch your dreams,
you can enroll the world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A well-developed sense of humor
is the pole that adds balance to your steps,
as you walk the tightrope of life.
- William Arthur Ward

Believe nothing, no matter where you read it,
or who said it, no matter if I have said it,
unless it agrees with your own reason
and your own common sense.
- The Buddha

Choose the World You See,
and See the World You Choose.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

People will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget
how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

The greatest mistake you can make in life
is to be continually fearing you will make one.
- Elbert Hubbard

Life is as easy or as hard as you think it is.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You will not be punished for your anger,
you will be punished by your anger.
- The Buddha

Change what you see,
by changing how you see.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Faith is taking the first step,
even when you don't see the whole staircase.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

You're only here for a short visit.
Don't hurry. Don't worry.
And be sure to smell the flowers along the way.
- Walter Hagen

The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
- Nelson Henderson

You don't have the power to make life "fair,"
but you do have the power to make life joyful.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Don't Take Anything Personally.
Nothing others do is because of you.
- Miguel Angel Ruiz (don Miguel Ruiz)

The way I see it, if you want the rainbow,
you gotta put up with the rain.
- Dolly Parton

Life is without meaning.
You bring the meaning to it.
The meaning of life is
whatever you ascribe it to be.
Being alive is the meaning.
- Joseph Campbell

Laugh when you can,
apologize when you should,
and let go of what you can't change.
Life's too short to be anything... but happy.
- Anonymous

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal
with the intent of throwing it at someone else;
you are the one who gets burned.
- The Buddha

Nobody can bring you peace but yourself.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Footprints in the sands of time...
Where have you been?
Where are you going?
Why are you going there?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you aren't in the moment,
you are either looking forward to uncertainty,
or back to pain and regret.
- Jim Carrey

Whatever you do, do with kindness.
Whatever you say, say with kindness.
Wherever you go, radiate kindness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Simply do your best, and you will avoid
self-judgment, self-abuse and regret.
- don Miguel Ruiz

The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek.
- Joseph Campbell

If you don't know where you're going,
any road will take you there.
- Lewis Carroll
(Alice in Wonderland)

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed
by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do.
So throw off the bowlines.
Sail away from the safe harbor.
Catch the trade winds in your sails.
Explore. Dream. Discover.
- widely misattributed to Mark Twain

If the only prayer you said in your whole life was,
Thank you, that would suffice.
- Meister Eckhart

To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to leave the world a better place,
to know even one life has breathed easier
because you have lived,
this is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Take time to play!
Ask for what you want.
Laugh.
Live loudly.
Be avid.
Learn a new thing.
Be Yourself!
- Mary Anne Radmacher

A friend is someone who knows all about you,
and loves you just the same.
- Elbert Hubbard

A true friend is someone who
thinks that you are a good egg
even though he knows that
you are slightly cracked.
- Bernard Meltzer

May your life always be Counterpoint to the Clamor of the World.
May you delight in Dancing Lightly With Life.
May you soar on eagle wings, high above the madness of the world.
May you always sing Melody in the Symphony of Your Life.
May you taste, smell, and touch your dreams of a beautiful tomorrow.
May your sun always shine, and your sky be forever blue.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Live with intention.
Walk to the edge.
Listen hard.
Practice wellness.
Play with abandon.
Laugh.
Choose with no regret.
Appreciate your friends.
Continue to learn.
Do what you love.
Live as if this is all there is.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

It is the friends you can call up at 4 A.M. that matter.
- Marlene Dietrich

May flowers always line your path and sunshine light your day.
May songbirds serenade you every step along the way.
May a rainbow run beside you in a sky that's always blue.
And may happiness fill your heart each day your whole life through.
- Irish Blessing

Whatever you do, you need courage.
Whatever course you decide upon,
there is always someone to tell you
that you are wrong.
There are always difficulties arising
that tempt you to believe your critics are right.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

To live is to choose. But to choose well,
you must know who you are and what you stand for,
where you want to go and why you want to get there.
- Kofi Annan

Life is not about how fast you run
or how high you climb
but how well you bounce.
- Vivian Komori

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

Know the power and the peace of saying,
"I love you just the way you are."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates.
You never know what you're gonna get.
- the movie Forrest Gump

Don't die with your music still inside you.
Listen to your intuitive inner voice
and find what passion stirs your soul.
- Wayne Dyer

Sometimes the things you really want
sneak in the back door.
Notice.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

When you get the choice to sit it out or dance,
I hope you dance.
- Lee Ann Womack

It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are,
or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy.
It is what you think about.
- Dale Carnegie

"Hurry up" ranks right up there with "you need to"
as a destroyer of our humanity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

At the center of your being you have the answer;
you know who you are and you know what you want.
- Lao Tzu

You are a magnificent gift to the world.
- 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

What you leave behind is not what
is engraved in stone monuments,
but what is woven into the lives of others.
- Pericles


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