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"Some Native American writers enjoy being called Native American writers." - Toni Morrison

"My native land, good night!" - Lord Byron

"Facts are God's native tongue." - Michael Dowd

"Facts are God's native tongue." - Michael Dowd

"I'm a Native American actress." - Julia Jones

"Facts are God's native tongue." - Michael Dowd

"Of course, western is my native music," - Ken Curtis

"I'm proud of my Native American heritage," - Elizabeth Warren

"I can speak Esperanto like a native." - Spike Milligan

"I am a native in this world And think in it as a native thinks" - Wallace Stevens

"My family is Native American, and I was raised with Native American ceremonies." - Eric Balfour

"Everyone who's born in the Western Hemisphere is a Native American. We are all Native Americans." - Russell Means

"His native home deep imag'd in his soul." - Homer

"One's native land!?there should one live! there die!" - Jules Verne

"The head is not more native to the heart." - William Shakespeare

"The working people are bound to their native shoes." - Benito Mussolini

"What greater grief than the loss of one's native land." - Euripides

"There's nothing native about young people's engagement with technology," - danah boyd

"Native ability without education is like a tree without fruit." - Aristippus

"The best prophet is common sense, our native wit." - Euripides

"When people fall in deep distress, their native sense departs." - Sophocles

"I am a product of my native land, Tuscany, Italy." - Andrea Bocelli

"Mediocrity makes the most of its native possessions." - Blaise Pascal

"I can't imagine a passionate affair with a native man" - Lena Dunham

"Dreams are our only geography-our native land." - Dejan Stojanovic

"I ca' imagine a passionate affair with a native man" - Lena Dunham

"I'm not claiming anything like sainthood - merely a native perception." - Quentin S. Crisp

"Look at the Native American culture. They revere the elders." - Thomas Haden Church

"Wine whets the wit, improves its native force..." - John Pomfret

"These native children make this and sell you the joint." - Dutch Schultz

"... to blow you Scotch beggars back to your native mountains." - Guy Fawkes

"Native ability, without education is like a tree without fruit." - Samuel Johnson

"My look is 'Poly'n'Asian' - part Polynesian native, part Asian warrior." - Caryhiroyuki Tagawa

"I am a nationalist... my native soil is the theatre." - Cyril Cusack

"One's native land! There should one live! There die!" - Jules Verne

"I have built my world through Native American mythology." - Tori Amos

"Native trees are so important to our ecosystem." - Felix Dennis

"I represent more Native Americans than anyone else in Congress." - Rick Renzi

"My music is more native than intricate or technical." - Dick Dale

"I'm a true native of the Bay Area." - Jon Huntsman Jr

"There are better mothers than disaster. A native land is the best of all mothers. We American Jews have a native land we love. But it is even better to have a native land who loves us." - Louis D Brandeis

"Because I cannot write my native language and have no native home anymore, and am amazed by that horrible homelessness of all French-Canadian s abroad in America." - Jack Kerouac

"neglects to take sufficiently into account the possibilities of critical musical analysis as though from within the culture, be it by a native or a native-trained foreigner." - Harold Powers

"I was not born for one corner. The whole world is my native land." - Seneca the Younger

"There is so much joy in native culture but so much poverty. It's very disturbing." - Buffy Sainte-Marie

"O Scotia! my dear, my native soil! For whom my warmest wish to Heaven is sent" - Robert Burns

"Boys dream of native girls who bring breadfruit, Whatever they are...." - Philip Larkin

"Cling to thy native land, for it is the land of thy fathers?" - Friedrich Schiller

"Native communities are focal points for the excrement of industrial society." - Winona Laduke

"Do not use that foreign word "ideals." We have that excellent native word "lies."" - Henrik Ibsen

"The native must realize that colonialism never gives anything away for nothing." - Frantz Fanon

"Panda. Large black-and-white bear-like mammal, native to China. Eats, shoots and leaves." - Lynne Truss

"Great literature transcends its native land, but none that I know of ignores its soil." - J. Frank Dobie

"I trade both with the living and the dead, for the enrichment of our native language." - John Dryden

"Must I thus leave thee, Paradise?-thus leave Thee, native soil, these happy walks and shades?" - John Milton

"I didn't want to die - not before I'd finished reading The Return of the Native anyhow." - Siegfried Sassoon

"I take great pleasure, every day, in seeing my work deeply rooted in our native soil." - Martin Heidegger

"The soil of their native land is dear to all the hearts of mankind." - Cicero

"I would not change my native land For rich Peru with all her gold" - Isaac Watts

"Let our last sleep be in the graves of our native land!" - Osceola

"When facts were weak, his native cheek brought him serenely through." - Charles Spurgeon

"I trade both with the living and the dead for the enrichment of our native language." - John Dryden

"Then let these useless streams be stayed; wear native courage in your face." - Isaac Watts

"Poets, the first instructors of mankind, Brought all things to the proper native use." - Horace

"True happiness is exotic; its birthplace is in heaven; unhappiness is of native growth." - Du Coeur

"I am not born for one corner; the whole world is my native land." - Lucius Annaeus Seneca

"Our native land attracts us with some mysterious charm, never to be forgotten." - Ovid

"Poets, the first instructors of mankind, Brought all things to the proper native use." - Horace

"It is a perversely human perception that animals in their native habitat are running wild." - Robert Breault

"I'm even taller in person, because photographs shrink you down and steal your soul native american." - Thom Yorke

"Every man has a lurking wish to appear considerable in his native place." - Samuel Johnson

"That man's the best cosmopolite Who loves his native country best." - Alfred Lord Tennyson

"We dissect nature along lines laid down by our native language." - Benjamin Lee Whorf

"It's impossible to write about Native life without humor-that's how people maintain sanity." - Louise Erdrich

"I would not change my native landFor rich Peru with all her gold" - Isaac Watts

"So the loud torrent, and the whirlwind's roar, But bind him to his native mountains more." - Oliver Goldsmith

"My foot is on my native heath, and my name is MacGregor." - Walter Scott

"The soil of their native land is dear to all the hearts of mankind." - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"The native American has been generally despised by his white conquerors for his poverty and simplicity." - Charles Alexander Eastman

"A natural New Yorker is a native of the present tense." - V S Pritchett

"The real, native South Seas food is lousy. You can't eat it." - Victor Hugo

"There is no place in this world warmer than our native land." - Khem Veasna

"Most extreme acts of anti-Semitism go beyond the acts of anti-Semitism by native Europeans." - Manfred Gerstenfeld

"I'm half Native American and half white so I think I can adjust culturally to anything." - Jacoby Ellsbury

"A beginner with any native common sense can play passable Rummy." - Albert H. Morehead

"Negroes and Southern Europeans are mentally inferior to native born Americans." - Margaret Sanger

"What I learned on the road. Above all else - to love my native land." - Charles Kuralt

"To reveal its complacence by gifts is one of the native dialects of love." - Lydia Sigourney

"The Cloud-Native Enterprise is a venture capitalist creating continuous innovation powered by Cloud Foundry." - Colin Humphreys

"It was Saturday night in America, and I felt like a native son." - Hunter S Thompson

"Know most of the rooms of thy native country before thou goest over the threshold thereof." - Thomas Fuller

"It is a perversely human perception that animals in their native habitat are running wild." - Robert Brault

"You know you're an Arizona native when you take rain dances seriously." - Skip Boyer

"You know you're an Arizona native when you think Taco Bell is the local phone company." - Emma Louise Philabaum

"You know you're an Arizona native when... a rainy day puts you in a good mood." - Marshall Trimble

"You know you're an Arizona native when you hug a cactus only once in your lifetime." - Nancy Dedera

"[Native American pre-battle motto:] This is a good day to die." - Saying

"That man's the best cosmopolite Who loves his native country best." - Alfred Tennyson

"There is no sorrow above The loss of a native land." - Euripides

"So the loud torrent and the whirlwind's roar But bind him to his native mountains more." - Oliver Goldsmith

"Forget that foreign word ideals. We have that good old native word: lies." - Henrik Ibsen

"NAURO NATIVE KNOWS POSIT; HE CAN PILOT; 11 ALIVE; NEED SMALL BOAT; KENNEDY" - John F Kennedy

"The air of one's native country is the most healthy air." - Anton Chekhov

"The native American has been generally despised by his white conquerors for his poverty and simplicity." - Charles Eastman

"Don't use that foreign word 'ideals.' We have that excellent native word 'lies.'" - Henrik Ibsen

"Do not use that foreign word 'ideals.' We have that excellent native word 'lies.'" - Henrik Ibsen

"The love for our native land strengthens our individual and national character." - Alexander Hamilton

"Prayer is and remains always a native and deepest impulse of the soul of man." - Thomas Carlyle

"I'm a native New Yorker. Everything to do with New York feels like my family." - Susan Sarandon

"The Native American side was tragic. It's just unbelievable what has happened to them." - Skeet Ulrich

"When I was a kid, I really loved Indians. Native Americans. Pardon. Me." - Dave Attell

"And when native man left off this form of development, his humanization was retarded in growth." - Standing Bear

"I'm a native New Yorker, so I'm edgier; I kind of tell it like it is." - Kara Dioguardi

"A typical native New Yorker, I'm prone to wearing the city's unofficial sartorial color: black." - Amanda Hearst

"I'm tri-racial: African-American, Native American and Euro - that's the Scotch-Irish part." - Alice Walker

"I've got tonnes of aboriginal and Native American art, but I'd like even more." - Tori Amos

"I really feel now like a native New Yorker. And I'm very happy here." - Joan Collins

"Visual art is a foreign language I'm fluent at, but my native language is language." - Julia Glass

"Canada, Australia and New Zealand have apologised for their treatment of native peoples." - Stephen Kinzer

"I haven't spoken English with native speakers in several months. I've been speaking Arabic." - John Walker Lindh

"I grew up in Chelsea on 22nd Street... I am really a native New Yorker." - Matt Mcgorry

"For the whole world, without a native home, Is nothing but a prison of larger room." - Abraham Cowley

"From the newest arrivals to our Native American brothers and sisters, we are one America." - Jared Polis

"The home ownership process for Native Americans has been hobbled by bureaucratic delays and regulations." - Rick Renzi

"The name 'reservation' has a negative connotation among Native Americans - an intern camp of sorts." - John Russell

"Technology is my native tongue. I'm online six hours a day." - Howard Rheingold

"We dissect nature along lines laid down by our native language." - Benjamin Whorf

"As you may know, I'm a native Texan. In fact I'm a fifth generation Texan." - Ken Starr

"Moon is also a naive native girl when she sets out for Carbuncle." - Joan D Vinge

"Yancy is actually a Native-American name, but I'm Irish. Go figure." - Yancy Butler

"Support a compatriot against a native, however the former may blunder or plunder." - Richard Francis Burton

"I definitely feel like a native New Yorker. My personality was formed there." - Nicole Holofcener

"I have four relatively small children, and around fourth grade, they start doing big projects on Native Americas: everything is Native Americans in elementary school. Do you know how many Native American dresses I've sewn, on and on; it's a full yearlong study. And then never again. As journalists, we never even cover Native Americans." - Soledad Obrien

""Native" always means people who belong someplace else, because they had once belonged somewhere. That shows that the white race does not really think they belong anywhere, because they think of everybody else as native." - Gertrude Stein

"No matter what your native tongue is, no matter what part of the world you're from, if your native tongue is distorted with an accent, somehow that's always funny." - Benjamin Bratt

"Well, as a native, as a colonized people you do live in the in between. The thing is I'm native. But necessarily because I'm a member of the country, I'm also a White American." - Sherman Alexie

"Native Americans were driven off their land. Lincoln even took part in the Black Hawk campaign against the Native Americans in Illinois. While they were being exterminated and driven off their land, Whites were collecting assets." - Ishmael Reed

"Honolulu, Hawaii: (At a luau) ...a unique native stunt though the Hawaiian food we were made to eat was too revolting for words....One got rather tired of the native songs & longed for some of our tunes" - Edward Viii

"Native always means people who belong somewhere else, because they had once belonged somewhere. That shows that the white race does not really think they belong anywhere because they think of everybody else as native." - Gertrude Stein

"In the end, there is no absence of irony: the integrity of what is sacred to Native Americans will be determined by the government that has been responsible for doing everything in its power to destroy Native American cultures." - Winona Laduke

"The Justice Department ruled that Native American tribes are allowed to grow and sell marijuana on reservations. This decision was hailed as a victory by Native American leader Giggling Eagle." - Conan O'Brien

"For most Native Americans, there's no more offensive name in English. That non-Native folks think they get to measure or decide what offends us is adding insult to injury." - Suzan Shown Harjo

"When you start to look at Native American history, you realize that, very far from being a peaceful, morally superior people, Native Americans were not that different from Europeans." - Philipp Meyer

"Second, this epic tale allows the audience to actually listen to the Native Americans and receive their wisdom. Spielberg conveys the respect for Native Americans that is normally lacking in Western films." - Beau Bridges

"Strike-for your altars and your fires; Strike-for the green graves of your sires; God-and your native land!" - Fitz-Greene Halleck

"We took pictures of the native girls, but they weren't developed. . . But we're going back next week." - Groucho Marx

"During 1866 and 1922, Native Americans and black soldiers often intermingled in the American west, on the frontier." - Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

"As it has for America's other indigenous peoples, I believe the United States must fulfill its responsibility to Native Hawaiians." - Daniel Kahikina Akaka

"It is by presence of mind in untried emergencies that the native metal of a man is tested." - James Russell Lowell

"I have a high regard for Native languages and the pivotal role they have played in our nation's history" - Rick Renzi



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