Trees Quotes

A tree is known by its fruit; a man by his deeds. A good deed is never lost; he who sows courtesy reaps friendship, and he who plants kindness gathers love.

Saint Basil

We say we love flowers, yet we pluck them. We say we love trees, yet we cut them down. And people still wonder why some are afraid when told they are loved.

Unknown

In nature, nothing is perfect and everything is perfect. Trees can be contorted, bent in weird ways, and they're still beautiful.

Alice Walker

God loved the birds and invented trees. Man loved the birds and invented cages.

Jacques Deval

Knowing trees, I understand the meaning of patience. Knowing grass, I can appreciate persistence.

Hal Borland

A seed hidden in the heart of an apple is an orchard invisible.

Welsh Proverb

The tree is more than first a seed, then a stem, then a living trunk, and then dead timber. The tree is a slow, enduring force straining to win the sky.

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Us sing and dance, make faces and give flower bouquets, trying to be loved. You ever notice that trees do everything to git attention we do, except walk?

Alice Walker

Trees are poems that earth writes upon the sky, We fell them down and turn them into paper, That we may record our emptiness.

Kahlil Gibran

The trees that have it in their pent-up buds To darken nature and be summer woods -

Robert Frost

Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.

Albert Camus

Trees are the earth's endless effort to speak to the listening heaven.

Rabindranath Tagore

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

Robert Louis Stevenson

Stand still. The trees ahead and bush beside you are not lost.

Albert Einstein

Grow your tree of falsehood from a small grain of truth. Do not follow those who lie in contempt of reality. Let your lie be even more logical than the truth itself, so the weary travelers may find repose.

Czeslaw Milosz

He that climbs the tall tree has won right to the fruit, He that leaps the wide gulf should prevail in his suit.

Walter Scott

A political country is like an American forest; you have only to cut down the old trees, and immediately new trees come up to replace them.

Walter Bagehot

Trees are your best antiques.

Alexander Smith

The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The next best time is now.

Chinese Proverb

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

Nelson Henderson

If a man walks in the woods for love of them half of each day, he is in danger of being regarded as a loafer. But if he spends his days as a speculator, shearing off those woods and making the earth bald before her time, he is deemed an industrious and enterprising citizen.

Henry David Thoreau

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

Alexander Smith

History is like a constantly changing tree.

David Irving

The Power Of Failure: We Get To Decide What It Means

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Updated On : September 30, 2013
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