Wood Quotes

It is nature's law that rivers wind, trees grow wood, and, given the opportunity, women work iniquity

Buddha Sutta-Pitaka

Follow the grain in your own wood.

Howard Thurman

I don't know the weapons that will be used in the Third World War, but in the Forth men will use wood and stones

Albert Einstein

Without wood a fire goes out; without gossip a quarrel dies down.


Starting in a hollowed log of wood some thousand miles up a river, with an infinitesimal prospect of returning! I ask myself 'Why?' and the only echo is 'damned fool!... the Devil drives'.

Sir Richard Francis Burton

The south wind searches for the flowers whose fragrance late he bore, And sighs to find them in the wood and by the stream no more.

William Cullen Bryant

No Wood without Bark.

Benjamin Franklin

The block of wood should not dictate to the carver

Maori Proverb

Well tended garden is better than a neglected wood lot

Dixie Lee Ray

Ultimately, literature is nothing but carpentry. With both you are working with reality, a material just as hard as wood.

Gabriel Garcia Marquez

I can look at the knot in a piece of wood until it frightens me.

William Blake

He will never worship well the image on the altar who knew it when it was a trunk of wood in the garden

Spanish Proverb

From such crooked wood as that which man is made of, nothing straight can be fashioned.

Immanuel Kant

Those who do not industrialize become hewers of wood and haulers of water.

Alexander Hamilton

Then shall the trees of the wood sing out at the presence of the LORD, because he cometh to judge the earth.

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