"Let me be a free man - free to travel, free to stop, free to work."
"It is better to travel well than to arrive."Chief Joseph on Buddha
"Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that all peoples cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try and understand each other, we may even become friends."Chief Joseph on Maya Angelou
"One travels more usefully when alone, because he reflects more."Chief Joseph on Thomas Jefferson
"Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not."Chief Joseph on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page."Chief Joseph on Saint Augustine
"We gave up some of our country to the white men, thinking that then we could have peace. We were mistaken. The white man would not let us alone."
"I know that my race must change."
"I pressed my father's hand and told him I would protect his grave with my life. My father smiled and passed away to the spirit land."
"My father... had sharper eyes than the rest of our people."
"It makes my heart sick when I remember all the good words and the broken promises."