Zitkala-Sa quotes

  • ...the voice of the Great Spirit is heard in the twittering of birds, the rippling of mighty waters, and the sweet breathing of flowers...
    -- Zitkala-Sa

    #God #Sweet #Flower

  • A wee child toddling in a wonder world, I prefer to their dogma my excursions into the natural gardens where the voice of the Great Spirit is heard in the twittering of birds, the rippling of mighty waters, and the sweet breathing of flowers. If this is Paganism, then at present, at least, I am a Pagan.
    -- Zitkala-Sa

    #Sweet #Children #Flower

  • There is no great; there is no small; in the mind that causeth all
    -- Zitkala-Sa

    #Mind

  • I fear no man. Sometimes I think I do not even fear God.
    -- Zitkala-Sa

    #Fear #Men #Thinking

  • Above all am I convinced of the need, irrevocable and inescapable, of every human heart, for God. No matter how we try to escape, to lose ourselves in restless seeking, we cannot separate ourselves from our divine source. There is no substitute for God.

  • Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right.

  • And having thus chosen our course, without guile, and with pure purpose, let us renew our trust in God, and go forward without fear, and with manly hearts.

  • And whereas it is the duty of nations as well as of men, to own their dependence upon the overruling power of God ... and to recognize the sublime truth, announced in the Holy Scriptures and proven by all history, that those nations only are blessed whose God is the Lord.

  • With Malice toward none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right, as God gives us to see the right, let us strive on to finish the work we are in, to bind up the nation's wounds.

  • I can see how it might be possible for a man to look down upon the earth and be an atheist, but I cannot conceive how a man could look up into the heavens and say there is no God.

  • Shakira is a new friend, but I love her dearly already. She's so sweet and adorable and hilarious.

  • The nectar of life is sweet only when shared with others.

  • I know too well the poison and the sting of things too sweet.

  • That's when you know for sure somebody loves you. They figure out what you need and they give it to you - without you asking.