Red Cloud Oglala Lakota Sioux (1822-1909)
I am poor and naked, but I am the chief of the nation.
We do not want riches but we do want to train our children right.
Riches would do us no good. We could not take them with us to the other world.
We do not want riches. We want peace and love.
Iroquois Maxim (circa 1700-1800)
In our every deliberation, we must consider the impact of our decisions on the next seven generations.
Chief Seattle, Duwamish
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.