Forest Quotes

The true meaning of life is to plant trees, under whose shade you do not expect to sit.

Nelson Henderson

No shade tree? Blame not the sun, but yourself.

Chinese Proverb

Nothing is more beautiful than the loveliness of the woods before sunrise.

George Washington Carver

People who will not sustain trees will soon live in a world that will not sustain people.

Bryce Nelson

Religious awe is the same organic thrill which we feel in a forest at twilight, or in a mountain gorge.

William James

There is nothing in the world more beautiful than the forest clothed to its very hollows in snow. It is the still ecstasy of nature, wherein every spray, every blade of grass, every spire of reed, every intricacy of twig, is clad with radiance.

William Sharp

Top" management is supposed to be a tree full of owls-hooting when management heads into the wrong part of the forest. I'm still unpersuaded they even know where the forest is.

Robert Townsend

Though the lion and the antelope happen to live in the same forest, the antelope still has time to grow up. - Cape Coast, Ghana.

African Proverb

A forest bird never wants a cage.

Henrik Ibsen

Our lives are like islands in the sea, or like trees in the forest, which co-mingle their roots in the darkness underground.

William James

The heart of another is a dark forest, always, no matter how close it has been to one's own.

Willa Sibert Cather

Wherever they go, and whatever happens to them on the way, in that enchanted place on the top of the forest, a little boy and his Bear will always be playing.

Winnie the Pooh

Once I saw a chimpanzee gaze at a particularly beautiful sunset for a full 15 minutes, watching the changing colors [and then] retire to the forest without picking a pawpaw for supper.

Adriaan Kortlandt

Always watch where you are going. Otherwise, you may step on a piece of the Forest that was left out by mistake.

Winnie the Pooh

It is not so much for its beauty that the forest makes a claim upon men's hearts, as for that subtle something, that quality of air that emanation from old trees, that so wonderfully changes and renews a weary spirit.

Robert Louis Stevenson

The clearest way to the Universe is through a forest wilderness.

John Muir

Some men go through a forest and see no firewood.

English Proverb

This life is yours. Take the power to choose what you want to do and do it well. Take the power to love what you want in life and love it honestly. Take the power to walk in the forest and be a part of nature. Take the power to control your own life. No one else can do it for you. Take the power to make your life happy.

Susan Polis Schutz

Our trees in our forests need protection to ensure that those cut are replanted and cutting is done wisely.

Catherine Pulsifer

A forest of these trees is a spectacle too much for one man to see.

David Douglas

He can't see the forest for the trees.

Proverb

When the oak is felled the whole forest echoes with its fall, but a hundred acorns are sown in silence by an unnoticed breeze.

Thomas Carlyle

In battle, in the forest, at the precipice in the mountains, On the dark great sea, in the midst of javelins and arrows, In sleep, in confusion, in the depths of shame, The good deeds a man has done before defend him.

Bhagavad Gita

Get excited and enthusiastic about you own dream. This excitement is like a forest fire - you can smell it, taste it, and see it from a mile away.

Denis Waitley

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Updated On : August 23, 2011
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