Wood Quotes

Follow the grain in your own wood.

Howard Thurman

Wood burns because it has the proper stuff in it; and a man becomes famous because he has the proper stuff in him.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

A girls heart is like a dark wood

Russian Proverb

It is nature's law that rivers wind, trees grow wood, and, given the opportunity, women work iniquity

Buddha Sutta-Pitaka

Old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read.

Sir Francis Bacon

Two roads diverged in a wood and I - I took the one less travelled by, And that has made all the difference.

Robert Frost

Yesterday is ashes; tomorrow wood. Only today does the fire burn brightly.

Old Eskimo proverb

One impulse from a vernal wood May teach you more of man, Of moral evil and of good, Than all the sages can.

William Wordsworth

Wood already touched by fire is not hard to set alight

African Proverb

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

A stair not worn hollow by footsteps is, regarded from its own point of view, only a boring something made of wood.

Franz Kafka

Before enlightenment; chop wood, carry water. After enlightenment; chop wood, carry water.

Zen Proverb

No Wood without Bark.

Benjamin Franklin

As coals are to burning coals, and wood to fire; so is a contentious man to kindle strife.

Bible

I went to the woods because I wanted to live deliberately, I wanted to live deep and suck out all the marrow of life, To put to rout all that was not life and not when I had come to die Discover that I had not lived.

Henry David Thoreau

He will never worship well the image on the altar who knew it when it was a trunk of wood in the garden

Spanish Proverb

I can look at the knot in a piece of wood until it frightens me.

William Blake

The woods are lovely, dark and deep. But I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep.

Robert Frost

Ultimately, literature is nothing but carpentry. With both you are working with reality, a material just as hard as wood.

Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Well tended garden is better than a neglected wood lot

Dixie Lee Ray

The block of wood should not dictate to the carver

Maori Proverb

Can't see the wood for the trees

Proverb

In some mysterious way woods have never seemed to me to be static things. In physical terms, I move through them; yet in metaphysical ones, they seem to move through me.

John Fowles

Tomorrow to fresh woods, and pastures new

John Milton

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Updated On : April 15, 2013
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