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Nelson A. Miles Quotes and Sayings

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For a time during the early settlement of this country
peace and goodwill prevailed,
only to be followed later by violent and relentless warfare.
- Nelson A. Miles

It is unfair to suppose that one party has invariably acted rightly,
and that the other is responsible for every wrong that has been committed.
- Nelson A. Miles

These are hallowed moments, when every American has
reason to express his gratitude to Almighty God that
it has been our good fortune to witness the light of this auspicious morn.
- Nelson A. Miles

Whether or not our system of Indian management has
been a success during the past ten,
fifty, or hundred years is almost answered in the asking.
- Nelson A. Miles

 

The more we study the Indian's character the more we
appreciate the marked distinction between the civilized
being and the real savage.
- Nelson A. Miles

If we dismiss from our minds the prejudice we may have
against the Indians we shall be able to more clearly
understand the impulses that govern both races.
- Nelson A. Miles

Our relations with the Indians have been governed chiefly by treaties and trade,
or war and subjugation.
- Nelson A. Miles

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The intrusions of the white race and the non-
compliance with treaty obligations have been followed
by atrocities that could alone satisfy a savage and revengeful spirit.
- Nelson A. Miles

On the contrary, if they are treated with justice and humanity,
proper example and the advantages of education given them,
the coming years will be as bright and prosperous to
the unfortunate race as the past has been dark and painful.
- Nelson A. Miles

The troops were occasionally occupied in pursuing scattered
bands going north or south,
and on three occasions the large camp of Sitting Bull
ventured south of the Canadian border,
and important expeditions were sent against them.
- Nelson A. Miles

Looking at the purpose of our government toward the Indians,
we find that after subjugating them it has been our
policy to collect the different tribes on reservations
and support them at the expense of our people.
- Nelson A. Miles

To illustrate to the Indians the advantages the white
race had in the telephone I divided a body of warriors
from Sitting Bull's camp into two parties and had them
talk to each other over the telephone line.
- Nelson A. Miles

One hundred years before the Pilgrims landed at Plymouth,
the Spanish government issued a decree authorizing
the enslavement of the American Indian as in accord
with the law of God and man.
- Nelson A. Miles

A Christian people who have for two hundred years kept a race in bondage,
deprived of the advantages of civilization and religion,
owe them a debt of gratitude which it would seem ungenerous to withhold.
- Nelson A. Miles

No administration could stop the tidal wave of immigration
that swept over the land;
no political party could restrain or control the enterprise of our people,
and no reasonable man could desire to check the march of civilization.
- Nelson A. Miles

If the graves of the thousands of victims who have
fallen in the terrible wars of the two races had been
placed in line the philanthropist might travel from
the Atlantic to the Pacific,
and from the Lakes to the Gulf, and be constantly in sight of green mounds.
- Nelson A. Miles

The tide of immigration in Canada has not been as great as along our frontier.
They have been able to allow the Indians to live as Indians,
which we have not, and do not attempt to force upon
them the customs which are distasteful to them.
- Nelson A. Miles

Step by step a powerful and enterprising race has driven
them back from the Atlantic to the West until at last
there is scarcely a spot of ground upon which the Indians
have any certainty of maintaining a permanent abode.
- Nelson A. Miles

The Indians, however, could not migrate from one part
of the United States to another;
neither could they obtain employment as readily as white people,
either upon or beyond the Indian reservations.
- Nelson A. Miles

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

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

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

The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough.
- Rabindranath Tagore PHOTO

No good comes from hurrying.
- Yiddish Proverb PHOTO

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

Our greatest glory is not in never falling,
but in rising every time we fall.
- Confucius

Who forces time is pushed back by time;
who yields to time finds time on his side.
- The Talmud

You will never find time for anything.
If you want time you must make it.
- Charles Buxton

One does not discover new lands without consenting
to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.
- Andre Gide

There is only one time that is important - NOW!
It is the most important time because
it is the only time that we have any power.
- Leo Tolstoy

The bad news is time flies.
The good news is you're the pilot.
- Michael Althsuler

A time for work, a time for play -
balance in all things.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Find a time and place of solitude.
Look into the distance, and into the future.
Visualize the tomorrow you are going to build -
and begin to build that tomorrow, today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Let your life lightly dance on the edges of Time
like dew on the tip of a leaf.
- Rabindranath Tagore

To say "too busy" is merely
to say "confused priorities."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When you feel the need to hurry,
remember that everything in life is a CHOICE.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Urgent? Why?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The way lies in softness and patience,
as the softest water cuts through the hardest rock.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Do you feel stuck?
Whether in a project, a job, a relationship,
or some other situation,
there is a time for perseverance,
and a time for letting go and moving on.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Take time to sharpen the saw.
- Steven Covey

Hatred does not cease through hatred at any time.
Hatred ceases through love.
This is an unalterable law.
- The Buddha

Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood.
Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
- Marie Curie

We must use time creatively.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Every time you smile at someone,
it is an action of love,
a gift to that person, a beautiful thing.
- Mother Teresa

In order to discover new lands,
one must be willing to lose sight
of the shore for a very long time.
- Anonymous

Time stays long enough for anyone who will use it.
- Leonardo da Vinci

There may be times when we are powerless
to prevent injustice, but there must never
be a time when we fail to protest.
- Elie Wiesel

A sloth lives a pretty good life, s-l-o-w-l-y.
Maybe we have something to learn from him.
Some days, being sloth-like may be just what you need
to avoid being consumed by urgency.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time,
for that is the stuff that life is made of.
- Benjamin Franklin

The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.
- John F. Kennedy

Look at everything as though you were seeing it
either for the first or last time.
Then your time on earth will be filled with glory.
- Betty Smith

The River of Life can cut through solid rock - in its own time.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

He who spends time regretting the past,
loses the present and risks the future.
- Quevedo

This time, like all times, is a very good one,
if we but know what to do with it.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

For time and the world do not stand still.
Change is the law of life.
And those who look only to the past or the present
are certain to miss the future.
- John F. Kennedy

Let the refining and improving of your own life
keep you so busy that you have little time to criticize others.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

When I am getting ready to reason with a man,
I spend one-third of my time thinking about myself
and what I am going to say
and two-thirds about him and what he is going to say.
- Abraham Lincoln

A big part of letting go is recognizing
when it is time to stay in a situation
and when it is time to move on.
- Darren L. Johnson

Gardening is all about optimism.
I put a seed in the ground.
I consistently tend it,
confident I will see the results, in time,
of the nurture I have provided.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Spend time every day listening to what your muse is trying to tell you.
- Saint Bartholomew

We shall not cease from exploration
And the end of all of our exploring
Will be to arrive where we started
And know the place for the first time
- T. S. Eliot

We must use time as a tool, not as a crutch.
- John F. Kennedy

Who hears me, who understands me, becomes mine,
a possession for all time.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The season of failure is the best time
for sowing the seeds of success.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

To everything there is a season,
and a time to every purpose under heaven:
A time to be born, and a time to die.
- Ecclesiastes 3:1

I think we dream so we don't have to be apart for so long.
If we're in each other's dreams, we can be together all the time.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

This is our moment, this is our time.
- Bono

I must uphold my ideals,
for perhaps the time will come
when I shall be able to carry them out.
- Anne Frank

The mind exists in time, in fact the mind is time;
it exists in the past and the future.
And remember, time consists of only two tenses,
the past and the future.
The present is not part of time,
the present is part of eternity.
- Osho

Keep moving. Don't stop. But don't rush.
Don't race around.
Sure and steady gets you there every time.
- Neale Donald Walsch

Take time to contemplate -
away from the opinions and influence of others -
what you really want
and what you believe to be important in your life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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