Trees Quotes

Out of defeat can come the best in human nature. As Christians face storms of adversity, they may rise with more beauty. They are like trees that grow on mountain ridges -- battered by winds, yet trees in which we find the strongest wood.

Billy Graham

Our ordinary mind always tries to persuade us that we are nothing but acorns and that our greatest happiness will be to become bigger, fatter, shinier acorns; but that is of interest only to pigs. Our faith gives us knowledge of something better: that we can become oak trees.

E. F. Schumacher

Trees like to have kids climb on them, but trees are much bigger than we are, and much more forgiving.

Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider

Trees, though they are cut and lopped, grow up again quickly, but if men are destroyed, it is not easy to get them again.


You will find something more in woods than in books. Trees and stones will teach you that which you can never learn from masters.

Saint Bernard

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.


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.


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.


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.


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Updated On : September 30, 2013
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