Trees Quotes

No kind action ever stops with itself. One kind action leads to another. Good example is followed. A single act of kindness throws out roots in all directions, and the roots spring up and make new trees. The greatest work that kindness does to others is that it makes them kind themselves.

Amelia Earhart

There is always Music amongst the trees in the Garden, but our hearts must be very quiet to hear it.

Minnie Aumonier

See how nature - trees, flowers, grass - grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence...we need silence to be able to touch souls.

Mother Teresa of Calcutta

Just as tall trees are known by their shadows, so are good men known by their enemies.

Chinese Proverbs

God writes the Gospel not in the Bible alone, but also on trees, and in the flowers and clouds and stars.

Martin Luther

If you are planning for a year, sow rice; if you are planning for a decade, plant trees; if you are planning for a lifetime, educate people.

Chinese Proverbs

The trees are God's great alphabet: With them He writes in shining green Across the world His thoughts serene..

Leonora Speyer

It is difficult to realize how great a part of all that is cheerful and delightful in the recollections of our own life is associated with trees.

Wilson Flagg

An ungrateful man is like a hog under a tree eating acorns, but never looking up to see where they come from.

Timothy Dexter

Humanity is the rich effluvium, it is the waste and the manure and the soil, and from it grows the tree of the arts.

Ezra Pound

He that climbs the tall tree has won right to the fruit.

Sir Walter Scott

I have seen the wicked in great power, and spreading himself like a green bay tree.

Bible

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.

Bible

A hypocrite is the kind of politician who would cut down a redwood tree, then mount the stump and make a speech for conservation.

Adlai E. Stevenson

A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.

Marcus Garvey

As a single withered tree, if set aflame, causes a whole forest to burn, so does a rascal son destroy a whole family.

Chanakya

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.

Arthur E. Waite

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.

Nathaniel Hawthorne

Education forms the common mind. Just as the twig is bent, the tree's inclined.

Alexander Pope

Great talents are the most lovely and often the most dangerous fruits on the tree of humanity. They hang upon the most slender twigs that are easily snapped off.

Carl Jung

Do not be very upright in your dealings for you would see by going to the forest that straight trees are cut down while crooked ones are left standing.

Chanakya

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

Bryce Nelson

A man doesn't plant a tree for himself. He plants it for posterity.

Alexander Smith

I like trees because they seem more resigned to the way they have to live than other things do.

Willa Sibert Cather

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Updated On : September 30, 2013
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