Natives - Oratory, Quotes, Insights, or Achievements
"I have never run from an enemy, but I walked fast up a branch once." ~Chief Oconostota, Cherokee
Oconostota's grave at the Chota memorial, in Monroe County, Tennessee.
To read of his life go to:
Sassafras's note: I love this quote as it very much reminds me of my Cherokee grandpa's dry wit which was always delivered in such a straight-faced manner.