I have heard talk and talk, but nothing is done.
Quote by Chief Joseph
Chief Joseph Quotes
For a short time we lived quietly. But this could not last. White men had...
It required a strong heart to stand up against such talk, but I urged my...
We gathered all the stock we could find, and made an attempt to move. We...
I believe much trouble would be saved if we opened our hearts more.
My people were divided about surrendering.
Treat all men alike. Give them the same law. Give them an even chance to...
It makes my heart sick when I remember all the good words and the broken...
Good words will not give me back my children.
I did not want my people killed. I did not want bloodshed.
I saw that the war could not be prevented. The time had passed.
I said in my heart that, rather than have war, I would give up my...
I only ask of the government to be treated as all other men are treated.
All men were made by the Great Spirit Chief. They are all brothers.
I would give up everything rather than have the blood of white men upon the...
From where the sun now stands I will fight no more.
The first white men of your people who came to our country were named Lewis...
My father was the first to see through the schemes of the white man.
We had a great many horses, of which we gave Lewis and Clark what they...
I pressed my father's hand and told him I would protect his grave with my...
I know that my race must change.