Wood Quotes

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

Chop your own wood, and it will warm you twice.

Henry Ford

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.

Bible

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

Edward Hand

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.

Karl Barth

The wood will renew the foliage it sheds.

Irish Proverb

A closed mind is like a closed book; just a block of wood

Chinese Proverbs

Rotten wood cannot be carved

Chinese Proverbs

People love chopping wood. In this activity one immediately sees results.

Albert Einstein

Wood may remain ten years in the water, but it will never become a crocodile.

Congolese proverb

The unread story is not a story; it is little black marks on wood pulp. The reader, reading it, makes it live: a live thing, a story.

Ursula K. LeGuin

The savage bows down to idols of wood and stone, the civilized man to idols of flesh and blood.

George Bernard Shaw

If a man has good corn, or wood, or boards, or pigs to sell, or can make better chairs or knives, crucibles, or church organs, than anybody else, you will find a broad, hardbeaten road to his house, though it be in the woods.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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.

Ronald Reagan

From the solitude of the wood, Man has passed to the more dreadful solitude of the heart.

Loren Eiseley

Chop your own wood and it will warm you twice.

Fairlane

As irrigators lead water where they want, as archers make their arrows straight, as carpenters carve wood, the wise shape their minds.

Buddha

As the blazing fire reduces wood to ashes, similarly, the fire of Self-knowledge reduces all Karma to ashes.

Bhagavad Gita

Men admire the man who can organize their wishes and thoughts in stone and wood and steel and brass.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Is not old wine wholesomest, old pippins toothsomest, old wood burn brightest, old linen wash whitest? Old soldiers, sweethearts, are surest, and old lovers are soundest

John Webster

Alonso of Aragon was wont to say in commendation of age, that age appears to be best in four things - old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read.

Francis Bacon

When I would recreate myself, I seek the darkest wood, the thickest and the most interminable, and to the citizen, most dismal swamp. I enter the swamp as a sacred place--a sanctum sanctorum; there is the strength, the marrow of Nature.

Henry David Thoreau
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