22 Eskimo Proverbs
1. Don't let the windows of your home be so small that the light of the sun cannot enter your rooms.
2. Even the strongest the eagle cannot soar hirer than the stars.
3. Glorious it is when wandering time is come.
4. He that boasts of his own knowledge proclaims his ignorance.
5. If you are going to walk on thin ice, you might as well dance.
6. It is an ill wind that blows nobody any good.
7. Love comes after marriage.
8. May you have kindness in your heart, a plump woman in your furs, and seal meat in you larder.
9. May you have warmth in your igloo, oil in your lamp, and peace in your heart.
10. May your charity increase as much as your wealth.
11. Perhaps they are not stars in the sky, but rather openings where our loved ones smile down to let us know that they are happy.
12. Perhaps they are not stars, but rather openings in heaven where the love of our lost ones pours through and shines down upon us to let us know they are happy.
13. Seek strength, not to be greater than my brother, but to fight my greatest enemy -- myself.
14. Summer is the season of inferior sledding.
15. The caribou feeds the wolf, but it is the wolf who keeps the caribou strong.
16. The wolf and the shaman are of one nest.
17. Those who know how to play can easily leap over the adversaries of life. And one who knows how to sing and laugh never brews mischief.
18. Unless you're the lead sled dog, the view is pretty much the same.
19. When an wise man dies, the heavens lament.
20. Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right.