"When you rise in the morning, give thanks for the light, for your life, for your strength. Give thanks for your food and for the joy of living. If you see no reason to give thanks, the fault lies in yourself."
"We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face... we must do that which we think we cannot."Tecumseh on Eleanor Roosevelt
"That which does not kill us makes us stronger."Tecumseh on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved."Tecumseh on Helen Keller
"Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men."Tecumseh on John F. Kennedy
"The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places."Tecumseh on Ernest Hemingway
"Always give a word or sign of salute when meeting or passing a friend, or even a stranger, if in a lonely place."
"When your time comes to die, be not like those whose hearts are filled with fear of death, so that when their time comes they weep and pray for a little more time to live their lives over again in a different way. Sing your death song, and die like a hero going home."
"Live your life that the fear of death can never enter your heart."
"Prepare a noble death song for the day when you go over the great divide."
"When the legends die, the dreams end there is no more greatness."