Trees Quotes

J. willard marriott - good timber does not grow with ease the stronger...
Suburbia is where the developer bulldozes out the trees, then names the streets after them.
Bill Vaughan

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
Alice walke - us sing and dance, make faces and give flower...
Knowing trees, I understand the meaning of patience. Knowing grass, I can appreciate persistence.
Unknown
Kahlil gibran - if you reveal your secrets to the wind you should...

A society grows great when old men plant trees in whose shade they know they shall never sit.
Greek prove
Trees, though they are cut and lopped, grow up again quickly, but if men are destroyed, it is not easy to get them again.
Pericles, from Plutarch, Lives
The trees reflected in the river - - They are unconscious of a spiritual world so near to them. So are we.
Nathaniel Hawthorne
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
And this our life, exempt from public haunt, finds tongues in trees, books in running brooks, sermons in stones, and good in everything.
Shakespeare
Solitary trees, if they grow at all, grow strong.
Sir Winston Churchill
Geography is just physics slowed down, with a couple of trees stuck in it.
Terry Pratchet, The Last Continent
Fall is my favorite season in Los Angeles, watching the birds change color and fall from the trees.
David Letterman
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
Our life, exempt from public haunt, finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, sermons in stones, and good in everything.
William Shakespeare
Death is just a low chemical trick played on everybody except sequoia trees.
J. J. Fumas
It is good to know the truth, but it is better to speak of palm trees.
Arab Prove
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
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
Sometimes, big trees grow out of acorns. I think I heard that from a squirrel.
Jerry Coleman
He plants trees to benefit another generation.
Caecilius Statius, Synephebi
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
Skiing combines outdoor fun with knocking down trees with your face.
Dave Barry
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
I like trees because they seem more resigned to the way they have to live than other things do.
Willa Cather, O Pioneers! (1913)
Storms make trees take deeper roots.
Dolly Parton
He that plants trees loves others beside himself.
Dr. Thomas Fuller, Gnomologia, 1732
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
God loved the birds and invented trees. Man loved the birds and invented cages.
Jacques Deval
If you would know strength and patience, welcome the company of trees.
Hal Borland
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 true meaning of life is to plant trees, under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
Nelson Henderson
God writes the gospel not in the Bible alone, but on trees, and flowers, and clouds, and stars.
Martin Luthe
Keeping your body healthy is an expression of gratitude to the whole cosmos - The trees, the clouds, everything.
Thich Nhat Hanh
The trees that are slow to grow bear the best fruit.
Moliere
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
Let us cross the river, and rest under the trees.
Thomas Jonathan [Stonewall] Jackson, last words, 10 May 1863.
A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in.
Greek Prove
He that plants trees loves others besides himself.
English Prove