Tecumseh Quotes

Best 14 Quotes by Tecumseh

“A single twig breaks, but the bundle of twigs is strong.”

“Abuse no one and no thing, for abuse turns the wise ones to fools and robs the spirit of its vision.”

“Always give a word or a sign of salute when meeting or passing a friend, even a stranger, when in a lonely place.”

“From my tribe I take nothing, I am the maker of my own fortune.”

“Live your life that the fear of death can never enter your heart.”

“Love your life, perfect your life, beautify all things in your life.”

“Prepare a noble death song for the day when you go over the great divide.”

“Seek to make your life long and its purpose in the service of your people.”

“Show respect to all people, but grovel to none.”

“Trouble no one about their religion; respect others in their view, and demand that they respect yours.”

“We do not own the land! Land is like air and water. No one owns it.”

“When the legends die, the dreams end; there is no more greatness.”

“When you arise in the morning give thanks for the food and for the joy of living. If you see no reason for giving thanks, the fault lies only in yourself.”

“When your time comes to die, be not like those whose hearts are filled with fear of death, so that when their time comes they weep and pray for a little more time to live their lives over again in a different way. Sing your death song, and die like a hero going home.”

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