Quotes of Trees - somelinesforyou

“ Suburbia is where the developer bulldozes out the trees, then names the streets after them. ”

- Bill Vaughan

“ He plants trees to benefit another generation. ”

- Caecilius Statius

“ Train up a fig tree in the way it should go, and when you are old sit under the shade of it. ”

- Charles Dickens

“ 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

“ I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues. ”

- Dr. Seuss

“ He that plants trees loves others beside himself. ”

- Dr. Thomas Fuller

“ The wrongs done to trees, wrongs of every sort, are done in the darkness of ignorance and unbelief, for when the light comes, the heart of the people is always right. ”

- John Muir

“ I think that I shall never see A poem lovely as a tree. ”

- Joyce Kilmer

“ The trees that are slow to grow bear the best fruit. ”

- Moliere

“ I think that I shall never see a billboard lovely as a tree. Perhaps, unless the billboards fall, I'll never see a tree at all. ”

- Ogden Nash

“ There's nothing that keeps its youth, So far as I know, but a tree and truth. ”

- Oliver Wendell Holmes

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

- Pericles

“ Do not cut down the tree that gives you shade. ”

- Persian Proverb

“ You should go to a pear tree for pears, not to an elm. ”

- Publilius Syrus

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

- Willa Cather

“ And this our life, exempt from public haunt, Finds tongues in trees, books in running brooks, Sermons in stones, and good in everything. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ As the poet said, 'Only God can make a tree' -- probably because it's so hard to figure out how to get the bark on. ”

- Woody Allen
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