God's miracles are to be found in nature itself; the wind and waves, the wood that becomes a tree - all of these are explained biologically, but behind them is the hand of God.
Jews have God's promise and if we Christians have it, too, then it is only as those chosen with them, as guests in their house, that we are new wood grafted onto their tree.
You can live for years next door to a big pine tree, honored to have so venerable a neighbor, even when it sheds needles all over your flowers or wakes you, dropping big cones onto your deck at still of night.
Of all the wonders of nature, a tree in summer is perhaps the most remarkable; with the possible exception of a moose singing "Embraceable You" in spats.
For in the true nature of things, if we rightly consider, every green tree is far more glorious than if it were made of gold and silver.
A few minutes ago every tree was excited, bowing to the roaring storm, waving, swirling, tossing their branches in glorious enthusiasm like worship. But though to the outer ear these trees are now silent, their songs never cease.
Friendship is a sheltering tree.
He that climbs the tall tree has won right to the fruit.
I have seen the wicked in great power, and spreading himself like a green bay tree.
Either make the tree food, and his fruit good; or else make the tree corrupt, and his fruit corrupt: for the tree is known by his fruit.
A hypocrite is the kind of politician who would cut down a redwood tree, then mount the stump and make a speech for conservation.
A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.
An ungrateful man is like a hog under a tree eating acorns, but never looking up to see where they come from.
As a single withered tree, if set aflame, causes a whole forest to burn, so does a rascal son destroy a whole family.
Behind the man is the Tree of Life, bearing twelve fruits, and the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil is behind the woman; the serpent is twining round it.
Caresses, expressions of one sort or another, are necessary to the life of the affections as leaves are to the life of a tree. If they are wholly restrained, love will die at the roots.
The patient. The pine tree seems to listen, the fir tree to wait: and both without impatience: - they give no thought to the little people beneath them devoured by their impatience and their curiosity.
The pine tree seems to listen, the fir tree to wait: and both without impatience -- they give no thought to the little people beneath them devoured by their impatience and their curiosity.
The world is glittering with gold, and yellow streamers of sunlight wind through the tree boughs like God was throwing a party!
Each has his own tree of ancestors, but at the top of all sits Probably Arboreal.
The only time I can really relax is up a tree or somewhere outside. I love being outside.
Our death is not an end if we can live on in our children and the younger generation. For they are us, our bodies are only wilted leaves on the tree of life.
The best of all gifts around any Christmas tree: the presence of a happy family all wrapped up in each other.
To make knowledge productive, we will have to learn to see both forest and tree. We will have to learn to connect.
I think that I shall never see, a billboard lovely as a tree.
Perhaps, unless the billboards fall,
I'll never see a tree at all.