Famous quotes containing the words proverb and/or indian:
“In love, there is always one who kisses and one who offers the cheek.”
George Bernard Shaw adapted this proverb in Heartbreak House, act 2: One turns the cheek: the other kisses it. One provides the cash: the other spends it.
“The Jew is neither a newcomer nor an alien in this country or on this continent; his Americanism is as original and ancient as that of any race or people with the exception of the American Indian and other aborigines. He came in the caravels of Columbus, and he knocked at the gates of New Amsterdam only thirty-five years after the Pilgrim Fathers stepped ashore on Plymouth Rock.”
—Oscar Solomon Straus (18501926)