Soul Would Have No Rainbow if the Eyes Had No Tears

And Other Native American Proverbs

A collection of short and inspirational Native American proverbs.

Sayings of time-honored truth and contemporary wisdom from the Native American tribes:

  • Why will you take by force what you may obtain by love?
  • We will be known forever by the tracks we leave.
  • He who serves his fellows is the greatest of all.
  • If a man is as wise as a serpent, he can be as gentle as a dove.
  • The life of a man is a circle from childhood to childhood, and so it is in everything where power moves.
  • A sin against a neighbor is an offense against the Great Spirit.


  • ISBN-13: 9780671797300
  • Publisher: Touchstone
  • Publication date: 04/25/1994
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 473,914
  • Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.40(d)