(Nez Percé/Nimiipuu leader, c. 1840-1904)
“I am tired of talk that comes to nothing. It makes my heart sick when I remember all the good words and all the broken promises.”
- Chief Joseph’s Own Story (paragraph 84), by Chief Joseph, originally published in 1879; republished with an introduction by Bishop W. H. Hare and General Howard’s Comment in The North American Review (1879). Reprinted by Kessinger Publishing, 2010.