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We do not own the freshness of the air or the sparkle of the water. How can you buy them from us?


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We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children

We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children



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.



Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. All things are bound together. All things connect.

Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. All things are bound together. All things connect.



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!

Take nothing but memories, leave nothing but footprints!



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.



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

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





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I believe that worrying about a bad thing prepares you for it when it comes. If you worry, the bad thing doesn't hit you as hard. You can roll with the punch if you see it coming.

I believe that worrying about a bad thing prepares you for it when it comes. If you worry, the bad thing doesn't hit you as hard. You can roll with the punch if you see it coming.



The guitar poured out its soul, its history, its dreams, its pain, its victories, its secrets. The guitar’s strings purred with blues and ended with a haunting solitary song with no lyrics.

The guitar poured out its soul, its history, its dreams, its pain, its victories, its secrets. The guitar’s strings purred with blues and ended with a haunting solitary song with no lyrics.



There was no jealousy on the part of a new spouse over the love or affection a man or woman shared with a former spouse. It was considered a blessing to have had such loves in one's life.

There was no jealousy on the part of a new spouse over the love or affection a man or woman shared with a former spouse. It was considered a blessing to have had such loves in one's life.



The Good Turn will educate the boy out of the groove of selfishness.

The Good Turn will educate the boy out of the groove of selfishness.



Two young doctors - one from Harvard and the other from Dartmouth - invited me to go to Mecca in my husband's stead. And that is what helped put me back on track.

Two young doctors - one from Harvard and the other from Dartmouth - invited me to go to Mecca in my husband's stead. And that is what helped put me back on track.



Is all anger sin? No, but some of it is. Even God Himself has righteous anger against sin, injustice, rebellion and pettiness.

Is all anger sin? No, but some of it is. Even God Himself has righteous anger against sin, injustice, rebellion and pettiness.



They think that I was like Amy Grant, when actually no! The label went bankrupt and maybe sold a couple hundred records and that's about it. I was just trying different things.

They think that I was like Amy Grant, when actually no! The label went bankrupt and maybe sold a couple hundred records and that's about it. I was just trying different things.



There is time in life for everything.

There is time in life for everything.



Health is not a condition of matter, but of Mind; nor can the material senses bear reliable testimony on the subject of health.

Health is not a condition of matter, but of Mind; nor can the material senses bear reliable testimony on the subject of health.



I've also learned that you can't be all things to all people. Whatever it is that you're successful at, that has to be the No. 1 goal.

I've also learned that you can't be all things to all people. Whatever it is that you're successful at, that has to be the No. 1 goal.




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