Re: proverb origin
Roger Jestel (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Mon, 02 Dec 1996 21:21:50 -0500
Lisa Bauer wrote:
> Wondering if anyone knows the origin of this quote:
> --We have not inherited the earth from our fathers. We are borrowing it from
> our children.--
> I know it is from a Native American, but I'm looking for more details.
This is a proverb from Kenya. "Treat the earth well. It was not given to
you by your parents but loaned to you by your children."
Roger Jestel |
Honey Hill Farm |