Some of you think an Indian is like a wild animal. This is a great mistake.
Quote by Chief Joseph
Chief Joseph Quotes
From where the sun now stands I will fight no more.
When my young men began the killing, my heart was hurt.
Let me be a free man - free to travel, free to stop, free to...
I will speak with a straight tongue.
I will obey every law, or submit to the penalty.
Hear me, my chiefs! I am tired. My heart is sick and sad. From where...
I would give up everything rather than have the blood of white men upon the...
I said in my heart that, rather than have war, I would give up my...
We had a great many horses, of which we gave Lewis and Clark what they...
I believe much trouble would be saved if we opened our hearts more.
We damaged all the big guns we could, and carried away the powder and the...
It makes my heart sick when I remember all the good words and the broken...
An Indian respects a brave man, but he despises a coward.
We had good white friends who advised us against taking the war path. My friend...
Words do not pay for my dead people.
War can be avoided, and it ought to be avoided. I want no war.
We soon found that the white men were growing rich very fast, and were greedy.
I saw clearly that war was upon us when I learned that my young men...
Good words will not give me back my children.
My father was the first to see through the schemes of the white man.