Black Elk Quotes and its meanings

Black Elk has written on many topics. Some of the topics he has discussed most are as follows;

Alone Dreams Fear Great Men Peace Power Strength Time

Black Elk quotes about Dreams

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What does Black Elk write about?

Black Elk has written on many topics but he is most famous for his work about alone, dreams, fear, great, men, peace, power, strength & time. People always share Alone quotes, Dreams quotes, fear, great, men, peace, power, strength & time from his literary works.

What are the top most famous quotes by Black Elk?

Here are the top most famous quotes by Black Elk.

  • Now suddenly there was nothing but a world of cloud, and we three were there alone in the middle of a great white plain with snowy hills and mountains staring at us and it was very still but there were whispers.
  • Sometimes dreams are wiser than waking.
  • And if the great fear had not come upon me, as it did, and forced me to do my duty, I might have been less good to the people than some man who had never dreamed at all, even with the memory of so great a vision in me.
  • Grown men can learn from very little children for the hearts of little children are pure. Therefore, the Great Spirit may show to them many things which older people miss.
  • There can never be peace between nations until there is first known that true peace which is within the souls of men.
  • I cured with the power that came through me.
  • Also, as I lay there thinking of my vision, I could see it all again and feel the meaning with a part of me like a strange power glowing in my body but when the part of me that talks would try to make words for the meaning, it would be like fog and get away from me.
  • I think I have told you, but if I have not, you must have understood, that a man who has a vision is not able to use the power of it until after he has performed the vision on earth for the people to see.
  • I know now what this meant, that the bison were the gift of a good spirit and were our strength, but we should lose them, and from the same good spirit we must find another strength.
  • I had a vision with which I might have saved my people, but I had not the strength to do it.