Trees Quotes

Pericles, from plutarch, lives - trees, though they are cut and lopped, grow up...
If trees could scream, would we be so cavalier about cutting them down We might, if they screamed all the time, for no good reason.
Jack Handey Deep Thoughts

If you want 1 year of prosperity, grow grain. If you want 10 years of prosperity, grow trees. If you want 100 years of prosperity, grow people.
Chinese Prove
Terry pratchet, the last continent - geography is just physics slowed down, with a...
Parents are often so busy with the physical rearing of children that they miss the glory of parenthood, just as the grandeur of the trees is lost when raking leaves.
Marcelene Cox
Martin luthe - god writes the gospel not in the bible alone, but...

Skiing combines outdoor fun with knocking down trees with your face.
Dave Barry
Us sing and dance, make faces and give flower bouquets, trying to be loved. You ever notice that trees do everything to git attention we do, except walk.
Alice Walke
Storms make trees take deeper roots.
Dolly Parton
Let us cross the river, and rest under the trees.
Thomas Jonathan [Stonewall] Jackson, last words, 10 May 1863.
If you reveal your secrets to the wind you should not blame the wind for revealing them to the trees.
Kahlil Gibran
A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in.
Greek Prove
He plants trees to benefit another generation.
Caecilius Statius, Synephebi
A man has made at least a start on discovering the meaning of human life when he plants shade trees under which he knows full well he will never sit.
D. Elton Trueblood
He that plants trees loves others besides himself.
English Prove
Solitary trees, if they grow at all, grow strong.
Sir Winston Churchill
Knowing trees, I understand the meaning of patience. Knowing grass, I can appreciate persistence.
Unknown
You will find something more in woods than in books. Trees and stones will teach you that which you can never learn from masters.
Saint Bernard, Epistle
Suburbia is where the developer bulldozes out the trees, then names the streets after them.
Bill Vaughan
Death is just a low chemical trick played on everybody except sequoia trees.
J. J. Fumas
Sometimes, big trees grow out of acorns. I think I heard that from a squirrel.
Jerry Coleman
And this our life, exempt from public haunt, finds tongues in trees, books in running brooks, sermons in stones, and good in everything.
Shakespeare
Genius is a bend in the creek where bright water has gathered, and which mirrors the trees, the sky and the banks. It just does that because it is there and the scenery is there. Talent is a fine mirror with a silver frame, with the name of the owner engraved on the back.
Edgar Lee Masters
We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - - Trees, flowers, grass - - Grows in silence see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... we need silence to be able to touch souls.
Mother Theresa
If you would know strength and patience, welcome the company of trees.
Hal Borland
The planting of trees is the least self - Centered of all that we can do. It is a purer act of faith than the procreation of children.
Thornton
The trees that are slow to grow bear the best fruit.
Moliere
A society grows great when old men plant trees in whose shade they know they shall never sit.
Greek prove
He that plants trees loves others beside himself.
Dr. Thomas Fuller, Gnomologia, 1732
If you are planning for a year, sow rice if you are planning for a decade, plant trees if you are planning for a lifetime, educate people.
Chinese Prove
The trees reflected in the river - - They are unconscious of a spiritual world so near to them. So are we.
Nathaniel Hawthorne
Our life, exempt from public haunt, finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, sermons in stones, and good in everything.
William Shakespeare
It is good to know the truth, but it is better to speak of palm trees.
Arab Prove
Fall is my favorite season in Los Angeles, watching the birds change color and fall from the trees.
David Letterman
I like trees because they seem more resigned to the way they have to live than other things do.
Willa Cather, O Pioneers! (1913)
God loved the birds and invented trees. Man loved the birds and invented cages.
Jacques Deval
Good timber does not grow with ease the stronger the wind, the stronger the trees.
J. Willard Marriott
Keeping your body healthy is an expression of gratitude to the whole cosmos - The trees, the clouds, everything.
Thich Nhat Hanh
The true meaning of life is to plant trees, under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
Nelson Henderson
Trees like to have kids climb on them, but trees are much bigger than we are, and much more forgiving.
Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider, Northern Exposure, Old Tree, 1993