Wood Quotes

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.


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


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

Bhagavad Gita

What is more cheerful, now, in the fall of the year, than an open-wood-fire? Do you hear those little chirps and twitters coming out of that piece of apple-wood? Those are the ghosts of the robins and blue-birds that sang upon the bough when it was in blossom last Spring. In Summer whole flocks of them come fluttering about the fruit-trees under the window: so I have singing birds all the year round.

Thomas Bailey Aldrich
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