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Chief Seattle Quotes: Only when the last tree has died and the last river has been poisoned and the last fish has been caught will we realise that we can not eat money.
         

Only when the last tree has died and the last river has been poisoned and the last fish has been caught will we realise that we can not eat money.


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Earth does not belong to us; we belong to earth. Take only memories, leave nothing but footprints.

Earth does not belong to us; we belong to earth. Take only memories, leave nothing but footprints.



Take nothing but memories, leave nothing but footprints!

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We are all children of the Great Spirit, we all belong to Mother Earth. Our planet is in great trouble and if we keep carrying old grudges and do not work together, we will all die.

We are all children of the Great Spirit, we all belong to Mother Earth. Our planet is in great trouble and if we keep carrying old grudges and do not work together, we will all die.



The whites, too, shall pass - perhaps sooner than other tribes. Continue to contaminate your bed and you will one night suffocate in your own waste.

The whites, too, shall pass - perhaps sooner than other tribes. Continue to contaminate your bed and you will one night suffocate in your own waste.



All things share the same breath - the beast, the tree, the man... the air shares its spirit with all the life it supports.

All things share the same breath - the beast, the tree, the man... the air shares its spirit with all the life it supports.



Take only memories, leave only footprints.

Take only memories, leave only footprints.



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When the Earth is sick, the animals will begin to disappear, when that happens, The Warriors of the Rainbow will come to save them.



Man does not weave this web of life. He is merely a strand of it. Whatever he does to the web, he does to himself.

Man does not weave this web of life. He is merely a strand of it. Whatever he does to the web, he does to himself.





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