Sitting Bull Quotes

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  • You come here to tell us lies, but we don't want to hear them. If we told you more, you would have paid no attention. That is all I have to say.

    "The Lance and the Shield" by Robert M. Utley, New York: Henry Holt and Co., (p. 196), 1993.
  • This is a good day to die. Follow me!

    "Campaigns of General Custer in the North-west, and the Final Surrender of Sitting Bull". Book by Judson Elliott Walker, 1881.
  • Go back home where you came from. This country is mine, and I intend to stay here and to raise this country full of grown people.

    Sitting Bull, Mark Diedrich (1998). “Sitting Bull: The Collected Speeches”
  • I was very sorry when I found out that your intentions were good and not what I supposed they were.

  • Is it wrong for me to love my own? Is it wicked for me because my skin is red? Because I am Sioux? Because I was born where my father lived? Because I would die for my people and my country?

  • I am nothing, neither a chief nor a soldier.

    "The Lance and the Shield" by Robert M. Utley, New York: Henry Holt and Co., (p. 190), 1993.
  • What white man has ever seen me drunk? Who has ever come to me hungry and left me unfed? Who has seen me beat my wives or abuse my children? What law have I broken?

  • If I agree to dispose of any part of our land to the white people I would feel guilty of taking food away from our children's mouths, and I do not wish to be that mean.

    Sitting Bull, Mark Diedrich (1998). “Sitting Bull: The Collected Speeches”
  • They claim this mother of ours, the Earth, for their own use, and fence their neighbors away from her, and deface her with their buildings and their refuse.

    Sitting Bull, Mark Diedrich (1998). “Sitting Bull: The Collected Speeches”
  • If a man loses anything and goes back and looks carefully for it, he will find it.

  • If we must die, we die defending our rights.

  • Every seed is awakened, and all animal life.

  • They want us to give up another chunk of our tribal land. This is not the first time or the last time.

  • In my early days, I was eager to learn and to do things, and therefore I learned quickly.

  • A cold wind blew on the prairie on the day the last buffalo fell. A death wind for my people.

  • As individual fingers we can easily be broken, but all together we make a mighty fist.

  • God made me an Indian, but not a reservation Indian.

  • The white man knows how to make everything, but he does not know how to distribute it.

  • What does it matter how long I pray, so long as my prayers are answered?

  • Therefore, I do not wish to consider any proposition to cede any portion of our tribal holdings to the Great Father.

    Sitting Bull, Mark Diedrich (1998). “Sitting Bull: The Collected Speeches”
  • Inside of me there are two dogs. One is mean and evil and the other is good and they fight each other all the time. When asked which one wins I answer, the one I feed the most.

  • I do not wish to be shut up in a corral. All agency Indians I have seen are worthless. They are neither red warriors nor white farmers. They are neither wolf nor dog.

    Sitting Bull, Mark Diedrich (1998). “Sitting Bull: The Collected Speeches”
  • First kill me before you take possession of my Fatherland.

  • When I was a boy, the Sioux owned the world. The sun rose and set on their land; they sent ten thousand men to battle. Where are the warriors today? Who slew them? Where are our lands? Who owns them?

  • God made me an Indian.

  • I want to tell you that if the Great Spirit had chosen anyone to be the chief of this country, it is myself.

  • You think I am a fool, but you are a greater fool than I am.

  • I have killed, robbed, and injured too many white men to believe in a good peace. They are medicine, and I would eventually die a lingering death. I had rather die on the field of battle.

    Sitting Bull, Mark Diedrich (1998). “Sitting Bull: The Collected Speeches”
  • It does not take many words to tell the truth

  • He put in your heart certain wishes and plans; in my heart he put other different desires.

    "God Is Red: A Native View of Religion". Book by Vine Deloria, Jr., 1972.
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