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Meriwether Lewis Quotes and Sayings

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Great numbers of the Indians pass our camp on their hunting excursions:
the day was clear and pleasant,
but last night was very cold and there was a white frost.
- Meriwether Lewis

On the acquisition of Louisiana, in the year 1803,
the attention of the government of the United States,
was early directed towards exploring and improving the new territory.
- Meriwether Lewis

The weather was fine and moderate.
The hunters all returned, having killed during their absence three elk,
four deer, two porcupines, a fox and a hare.
- Meriwether Lewis

Captain Clarke who had gone out yesterday with eighteen
men to bring in the meat we had killed the day before,
and to continue the hunt, came in at twelve o'clock.
- Meriwether Lewis

 

We had high and boisterous winds last night and this morning:
the Indians continue to purchase repairs with grain of different kinds.
- Meriwether Lewis

The day cold and fair with a high easterly wind:
we were visited by two Indians who gave us an account
of the country and people near the Rocky mountains where they had been.
- Meriwether Lewis

A clear cold morning with high wind:
we caught in a trap a large gray wolf,
and last night obtained in the same way a fox who had
for some time infested the neighbourhood of the fort.
- Meriwether Lewis

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The weather became so intensely cold that we sent for
all the hunters who had remained out with captain Clarke's party,
and they returned in the evening several of them frostbitten.
- Meriwether Lewis

We procured from an Indian a weasel perfectly white
except the extremity of the tail which was black:
great numbers of wild geese are passing to the south,
but their flight is too high for us to procure any of them.
- Meriwether Lewis

We were also fortunate enough to engage in our service a Canadian Frenchmen,
who had been with the Chayenne Indians on the Black mountains,
and last summer descended thence by the Little Missouri.
- Meriwether Lewis

The rain, which had continued yesterday and last night,
ceased this morning.
We then proceeded, and after passing two small islands about ten miles further,
stopped for the night at Piper's landing,
opposite another island.
- Meriwether Lewis

A woman brought her child with an abscess in the lower part of the back,
and offered as much corn as she could carry for some medicine;
we administered to it of course very cheerfully.
- Meriwether Lewis

Where there is great love,
there are always miracles.
- Willa Cather PHOTO

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

Silence is a source of great strength.
- Lao Tzu PHOTO

There are trivial truths and there are great truths.
The opposite of a trivial truth is plainly false.
The opposite of a great truth is also true.
- Niels Bohr

Dare to dream of your great success.
Become intimate with those things
which deeply motivate you
and regularly work toward
the realization of that mission.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

To lead a great life:
Dream, Take Action, Repeat.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If (s)he's an apple and you're an orange,
celebrate your differences -
make a great fruit salad.
Love isn't about being the same -
it's about being sweet with each other.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

To the young child, all life is a great adventure -
when did we grow so dull and brittle.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

When we contemplate the whole globe as one great dewdrop,
striped and dotted with continents and islands,
flying through space with other stars
all singing and shining together as one,
the whole universe appears as an infinite storm of beauty.
- John Muir

If a man is called to be a street sweeper,
he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted,
or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry.
He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts
of heaven and earth will pause to say,
here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well.
- Martin Luther King, Jr. PHOTO

You are important. You are the star -
the only star - of your own life show.
Everyone else is a bit player in the great drama of your life.
Be of service to humanity, but never be anyone's doormat.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones,
as the wind blows out the candle and blows up the bonfire.
- Francois de la Rochefoucauld

Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

To the philosopher,
death is but the next great adventure.
- J. K. Rowling

The only good luck many great men ever had was
being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.
- Channing Pollock

Great opportunities to help others seldom come,
but small ones surround us every day.
- Sally Koch

Nurture your mind with great thoughts,
for you will never go any higher than you think.
- Benjamin Disraeli

The challenge of living a great life is to create
a meaningful whole out of sometimes ill-fitting halves.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

In times of great stress or adversity,
it's always best to keep busy,
to plow your anger and your energy
into something positive.
- Lee Iacocca

Trust men and they will be true to you;
treat them greatly and they will show themselves great.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Great hearts steadily send forth the secret forces
that incessantly draw great events.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Great works are performed not by strength,
but by perseverance.
- Samuel Johnson

Great acts are made up of small deeds.
- Lao Tzu

That some achieve great success,
is proof to all that others can achieve it as well.
- Abraham Lincoln

Keep courage. Whatever you do,
do not feel sorry for yourself.
You will win in a great age of opportunity.
- Richard L. Evans

The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie,
deliberate, contrived and dishonest,
but the myth, persistent, persuasive and unrealistic.
- John F. Kennedy

Don't let a little dispute injure a great relationship.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

I welcome change as a great adventure.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

No great man ever complains of want of opportunity.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

We can do no great things,
only small things with great love.
- Mother Teresa

There is a great future in front of you,
you can leave your past behind.
- Joel Osteen

Do the difficult things while they are easy
and do the great things while they are small.
A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.
- Lao Tzu

Half a truth is often a great lie.
- Benjamin Franklin

These are the keys to a great life...
taking oneself lightly, forgiveness, and acceptance.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Great indeed is the sublimity of the Creative,
to which all beings owe their beginning
and which permeates all heaven.
- Lao Tzu

Dare to dream of your great success.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Thinking is necessary, but not sufficient, for living a great life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Because of a great love, one is courageous.
- Lao Tzu

Everyone has inside of him a piece of good news.
The good news is that you don't know how great you can be!
How much you can love!
What you can accomplish! And what your potential is!
- Anne Frank

He who believes is strong; he who doubts is weak.
Strong convictions precede great actions.
- Louisa May Alcott

Great spirits have always encountered
violent opposition from mediocre minds.
- Albert Einstein

No crime is so great as daring to excel.
- Winston Churchill

A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds,
adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines.
With consistency a great soul has simply nothing to do. -
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Know that you cannot create great new beginnings
until you sincerely celebrate the endings that precede them.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Before we acquire great power
we must acquire wisdom to use it well.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

A great secret of success is to go through life
as a man who never gets used up.
- Albert Schweitzer

To be conscious that you are ignorant
is a great step to knowledge.
- Benjamin Disraeli

Until you'll willing to look foolish,
you'll never have the possibility of being great.
- Cher

The wicked leader is he who the people despise.
The good leader is he who the people revere.
The great leader is he who the people say, "We did it ourselves."
- Lao Tzu

Great talents are the most lovely
and often the most dangerous
fruits on the tree of humanity.
They hang upon the most slender twigs
that are easily snapped off.
- Carl Jung

Don't be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.
- John D. Rockefeller

Being is the great explainer.
- Henry David Thoreau

I have decided to stick with love.
Hate is too great a burden to bear.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

After climbing a great hill,
one only finds that there are many more hills to climb.
- Nelson Mandela

To be oneself is a rare thing, and a great one.
- Ursula K. Le Guin

To be great is to be misunderstood.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

A great man is always willing to be little.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The really great secret - Happiness is free.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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