(Nez Percé/Nimiipuu leader, c. 1840-1904)
“I have heard talk and talk, but nothing is done. Good words do not last long until they amount to something.”
- 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.