Indians Quotes

The Incas were certainly an impressive people. But they fill me, with a kind of horror. I find them, as we used to say during the Evelyn Waugh period, madly ungay.

The Spaniards tore down the Inca temples and grafted splendid churches and mansions on to their foundations. This is one of the most beautiful monuments to bigotry and sheer stupid brutality in the whole world.

And I am safe in affirming, that the proofs of genius given by the Indians of North America, place them on a level with whites in the same uncultivated state. The North of Europe furnishes subjects enough their information. They have all agreed in bearing witness in favor of the genius of this people. I […]