Wood Quotes

Without wood a fire goes out; without gossip a quarrel dies down

Bible

As the blazing fire reduces wood to ashes, similarly, the fire of Self-knowledge reduces all Karma to ashes.

Bhagavad Gita

As irrigators lead water where they want, as archers make their arrows straight, as carpenters carve wood, the wise shape their minds.

Buddha

Chop your own wood and it will warm you twice.

Fairlane

From the solitude of the wood, Man has passed to the more dreadful solitude of the heart.

Loren Eiseley

God's miracles are to be found in nature itself; the wind and waves, the wood that becomes a tree - all of these are explained biologically, but behind them is the hand of God.

Ronald Reagan

If a man has good corn, or wood, or boards, or pigs to sell, or can make better chairs or knives, crucibles, or church organs, than anybody else, you will find a broad, hardbeaten road to his house, though it be in the woods.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The savage bows down to idols of wood and stone, the civilized man to idols of flesh and blood.

George Bernard Shaw

The unread story is not a story; it is little black marks on wood pulp. The reader, reading it, makes it live: a live thing, a story.

Ursula K. LeGuin

Wood may remain ten years in the water, but it will never become a crocodile.

Congolese proverb

People love chopping wood. In this activity one immediately sees results.

Albert Einstein

Rotten wood cannot be carved

Chinese Proverbs

A closed mind is like a closed book; just a block of wood

Chinese Proverbs

The wood will renew the foliage it sheds.

Irish Proverb

Jews have God's promise and if we Christians have it, too, then it is only as those chosen with them, as guests in their house, that we are new wood grafted onto their tree.

Karl Barth

From such crooked wood as that which man is made of, nothing straight can be fashioned

Edward Hand

Then shall the trees of the wood sing out at the presence of the LORD, because he cometh to judge the earth.

Bible

Those who do not industrialize become hewers of wood and haulers of water.

Alexander Hamilton

Chop your own wood, and it will warm you twice.

Henry Ford

Bent metal is worse than bent wood and weight for weight is more flexible.

Lawrence Hargrave

Aim for the chopping block. If you aim for the wood, you will have nothing. Aim past the wood, aim through the wood; aim for the chopping block.

Annie Dillard

Once upon a time there was a piece of wood. It was not an expensive piece of wood. Far from it. Just a common block of firewood, one of those thick, solid logs that are put on the fire in winter to make cold rooms cozy and warm.

Carlo Collodi

The logs of wood which move down the river together Are driven apart by every wave. Such inevitable parting Should not be the cause of misery.

Nagarjuna

Now Autumn's fire burns slowly along the woods And day by day the dead leaves fall and melt.

William Allingham

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Updated On : April 15, 2013
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