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130+ Tree quotes

Man ,weman and tree. The oldest trio. We need trees to live. Trees are our friend, protector and the entity we should love. We live on them. We need more tress to make this Earth beautiful. We made a collection of 130+ tree quotes to inspire you to tree plantetion and help stopping global warming.

1. Trees are the earth's endless effort to speak to the listening heaven. Rabindranath Tagore
2. Love the trees until their leaves fall off, then encourage them to try again next year. Chad Sugg
3. He who plants a tree. Plants a hope. Lucy Larcom
4. Trees are poems that earth writes upon the sky, We fell them down and turn them into paper, That we may record our emptiness. Khalil Gibran
5. Though a tree grows so high, the falling leaves return to the root. Malay proverb
6. A tree falls the way it leans. Bulgarian proverb
7. If trees could scream, would we be so cavalier about cutting them down? We might, if they screamed all the time, for no good reason. Jack Handey
8. They kill good trees to put out bad newspapers. James G. Watt
9. Everybody who's anybody longs to be a tree. Rita Dove
10. Between every two pine trees there is a door leading to a new way of life. John Muir
11. He that plants trees, loves others besides himself. Thomas Fuller
12. For a tree to become tall it must grow tough roots among the rocks. Friedrich Nietzsche
13. Life without love is like a tree without blossom and fruit. Khalil Gibran
14. We can learn a lot from trees: they're always grounded but never stop reaching heavenward. Everett Mamor
15. A tree against the sky possesses the same interest, the same character, the same expression as the figure of a human. Georges Rouault
16. If we're destroying our trees and destroying our environment and hurting animals and hurting one another and all that stuff, there's got to be a very powerful energy to fight that. I think we need more love in the world. We need more kindness, more compassion, more joy, more laughter. I definitely want to contribute to that. Ellen DeGeneres
17. A tree bends when its fruits have ripened; a fresh water cloud hangs low; similarily, a gentleman becomes all the more humble in prosperity. Shakuntala
18. Once there was a tree, and she loved a little boy. Shel Silverstein
19. By felling the trees which cover the tops and sides of mountains, men in all climates seem to bring upon future generations two calamities at once; want of fuel and a scarcity of water. Baron Alexander von Humboldt
20. The tree the tempest with a crash of wood Throws down in front of us is not to bar Our passage to our journey's end for good, But just to ask us who we think we are. Robert Frost
21. Green leaves on a dead tree is our epitaph--green leaves, dear reader, on a dead tree. Cyril Connolly
22. To be able to walk under the branches of a tree that you have planted is really to feel you have arrived with your garden. So far we are on the way: we can now stand beside ours. Mirabel Osler
23. A tree does not move unless there is wind. Afghan Proverb
24. Keep a green tree in your heart and perhaps a singing bird will come. Chinese Proverb
25. The tree which moves some to tears of joy is in the eyes of others only a green thing that stands in the way. Some see Nature all ridicule and deformity, and some scarce see Nature at all. But to the eyes of the man of imagination, Nature is Imagination itself. William Blake
26. Trees are your best antiques. Alexander Smith
27. If a tree falls in the forest and nobody is there to hear it, doesn't it just lie there and rot? Chuck Palahniuk
28. If I were a tree, I would have no reason to love a human. Maggie Stiefvater
29. Consider a tree for a moment. As beautiful as trees are to look at, we don't see what goes on underground - as they grow roots. Trees must develop deep roots in order to grow strong and produce their beauty. But we don't see the roots. We just see and enjoy the beauty. In much the same way, what goes on inside of us is like the roots of a tree. Joyce Meyer
30. Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago. Warren Buffett
31. A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots. Marcus Garvey
32. Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing. Abraham Lincoln
33. Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe. Abraham Lincoln
34. As the twig is bent the tree inclines. Virgil
35. All theory, dear friend, is gray, but the golden tree of life springs ever green. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
36. Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit. Khalil Gibran
37. Love is flower like; Friendship is like a sheltering tree. Samuel Taylor Coleridge
38. Art is the tree of life. Science is the tree of death. William Blake
39. The tree that is beside the running water is fresher and gives more fruit. Saint Teresa of Avila
40. It is the nature of the strong heart, that like the palm tree it strives ever upwards when it is most burdened. Philip Sidney
41. I looked up my family tree and found out I was the sap. Rodney Dangerfield
42. Notice that the stiffest tree is most easily cracked, while the bamboo or willow survives by bending with the wind. Bruce Lee
43. A few minutes ago every tree was excited, bowing to the roaring storm, waving, swirling, tossing their branches in glorious enthusiasm like worship. But though to the outer ear these trees are now silent, their songs never cease. John Muir
44. All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree. Albert Einstein
Change is a continuous process. You cannot assess it with the static yardstick of a limited time frame. When a seed is sown into the ground, you cannot immediately see the plant. You have to be patient. With time, it grows into a large tree. And then the flowers bloom, and only then can the fruits be plucked. Mamata Banerjee
45. A man doesn't plant a tree for himself. He plants it for posterity. Alexander Smith
46. A sure cure for seasickness is to sit under a tree. Spike Milligan
47. You can't hate the roots of a tree and not hate the tree. You can't hate Africa and not hate yourself. Malcolm X
48. What is a fish without a river? What is a bird without a tree to nest in? What is an Endangered Species Act without any enforcement mechanism to ensure their habitat is protected? It is nothing. Jay Inslee
49. For in the true nature of things, if we rightly consider, every green tree is far more glorious than if it were made of gold and silver. Martin Luther
50. Nothing on this earth is standing still. It's either growing or it's dying. No matter if it's a tree or a human being. Lou Holtz
51. Sorrow is knowledge, those that know the most must mourn the deepest, the tree of knowledge is not the tree of life. Lord Byron
52. All things share the same breath - the beast, the tree, the man... the air shares its spirit with all the life it supports. Chief Seattle
53. A man watches his pear tree day after day, impatient for the ripening of the fruit. Let him attempt to force the process, and he may spoil both fruit and tree. But let him patiently wait, and the ripe pear at length falls into his lap. Abraham Lincoln
54. Reversing deforestation is complicated; planting a tree is simple. Martin O'Malley
55. When you live in the shadow of a big tree, you have to run twice as fast to get into the sunlight. Leonard Lauder
56. We will all, someday, experience death, and become obsolete as a dead leaf falling from a tree, crushed by passersby to ashes underlying the earth. Kim Elizabeth
57. Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness. Stephen Fry
58. Emancipation from the bondage of the soil is no freedom for the tree. Rabindranath Tagore
59. Until you dig a hole, you plant a tree, you water it and make it survive, you haven't done a thing. You are just talking. Wangari Maathai
60. We are a generation of settlers, and without the steel helmet and gun barrel, we shall not be able to plant a tree or build a house. Moshe Dayan
61. Even if one tree falls down it wouldn't affect the entire forest. Chen Shui-bian
62. The patriot's blood is the seed of Freedom's tree. Thomas Campbell
63. We are a generation of settlers, and without the steel helmet and gun barrel, we shall not be able to plant a tree or build a house. Moshe Dayan
64. Even if one tree falls down it wouldn't affect the entire forest. Chen Shui-bian
65. We are born believing. A man bears beliefs as a tree bears apples. Ralph Waldo Emerson
66. When you have seen one ant, one bird, one tree, you have not seen them all. E. O. Wilson
67. The cherry blossom tree is truly a sight to behold, especially when it is in full riotous bloom. There are several varieties of the cherry blossom tree, and while most of them produce flowering branches full of small pinkish-hued flowers, some of them produce actual cherries. Homaro Cantu
67. A new breeze is blowing, and a world refreshed by freedom seems reborn; for in man's heart, if not in fact, the day of the dictator is over. The totalitarian era is passing, its old ideas blown away like leaves from an ancient, lifeless tree. George H. W. Bush
68. The meaning of life is not to be discovered only after death in some hidden, mysterious realm; on the contrary, it can be found by eating the succulent fruit of the Tree of Life and by living in the here and now as fully and creatively as we can. Paul Kurtz
69. The universe is an example of love. Like a tree. Like the ocean. Like my body. Like my wheelchair. I see the love. Ram Dass
70. I think 'The Sunset Tree' is really the album on which I really learned to trust other musicians, which is so important. John Darnielle
71. My absolute favourite piece of information is the fact that young sloths are so inept that they frequently grab their own arms and legs instead of tree limbs, and fall out of trees. Douglas Adams
72. A woodland in full color is awesome as a forest fire, in magnitude at least, but a single tree is like a dancing tongue of flame to warm the heart. Hal Borland
73. He who has not Christmas in his heart will never find it under a tree. Roy L. Smith
74. I think that I shall never see a poem lovely as a tree. Joyce Kilmer
75. You must grow like a tree, not like a mushroom. Janet Erskine Stuart
76. Trouble results when the speed of growth exceeds the speed of nurturing human resources. To use the analogy of growth rings in a tree, when unusually rapid growth caused the rings to grow abnormally thick, the tree trunk weakens and is easily broken. Akio Toyoda
77. 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
78. If I could choose, I'd be bare feet with animals all around me and living in a tree house. Like Tarzan and Jane, that's my dream. I'm at my happiest around nature. Gisele Bundchen
79. To campaign against colonialism is like barking up a tree that has already been cut down. Andrew Cohen
80. As a single withered tree, if set aflame, causes a whole forest to burn, so does a rascal son destroy a whole family. Chanakya
81. They have in me struck down but the trunk of the tree; the roots are many and deep - they will shoot up again! Toussaint Louverture
82. The tree I had in the garden as a child, my beech tree, I used to climb up there and spend hours. I took my homework up there, my books, I went up there if I was sad, and it just felt very good to be up there among the green leaves and the birds and the sky. Jane Goodall
83. I never saw a discontented tree. They grip the ground as though they liked it, and though fast rooted they travel about as far as we do. John Muir
84. The tree of life was always there. Evolution just fills in the gaps. Simon Conway Morris
85. You can't be suspicious of a tree, or accuse a bird or a squirrel of subversion or challenge the ideology of a violet. Hal Borland
86. One that would have the fruit must climb the tree. Thomas Fuller
87. Instinct must be thwarted just as one prunes the branches of a tree so that it will grow better. Henri Matisse
88. I think that if you shake the tree, you ought to be around when the fruit falls to pick it up. Mary Cassatt
89. We ought to think that we are one of the leaves of a tree, and the tree is all humanity. We cannot live without the others, without the tree. Pablo Casals
90. We are sinful not only because we have eaten of the Tree of Knowledge, but also because we have not yet eaten of the Tree of Life. The state in which we are is sinful, irrespective of guilt. Franz Kafka
91. Henceforth the leaves of the tree of knowledge were for women, and for the healing of the nations. Lucy Stone
92. Success is carved out of a hard tree. It doesn't just happen. It's people who stick to it that succeed. Jaclyn Smith
93. You can't pick cherries with your back to the tree. John N. Mitchell
94. Need to know how to grow?look at a tree.
95. Fake is as old as the Eden tree. Orson Welles
96. If you're not a tree hugger, then you're a what, a tree hater? Douglas Coupland
97. Every crag and gnarled tree and lonely valley has its own strange and graceful legend attached to it. Douglas HydeMy dad grew up with an avocado tree in his backyard. My entire family, my wife and daughters, they love avocado. I may well be allergic. It makes me physically sick. Ted Cruz
98. Every crag and gnarled tree and lonely valley has its own strange and graceful legend attached to it. Douglas Hyde
99. People like to say how much they like stuff, but with 'The Sunset Tree,' people shared stories about what it meant for them. And that stuff's so humbling and amazing. John Darnielle
100. Most of the tree of life is effectively arranged. Simon Conway Morris
101. There is little in the architecture of a city that is more beautifully designed than a tree. Jaime Lerner
102. A single tree in the tropical forest in the south of Mexico has more different species than some European countries. Carlos Salinas de Gortari
103. You can't sow an apple seed and expect to get an avocado tree. The consequences of your life are sown in what you do and how you behave. Tom Shadyac
104. The ripest peach is highest on the tree. James Whitcomb Riley
105. A lot of people prefer to be alone. They would rather be a palm tree on an island. I don't get it. Jose Andres
106. 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
107. 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. A. E. Waite
108. What is the purpose of the giant sequoia tree? The purpose of the giant sequoia tree is to provide shade for the tiny titmouse. Edward Abbey
109. My feet are like gnarled old tree branches. Dennis Rodman
110. It was my idea to do a two-hour course of barista training. I was keen to learn how to finish off my coffee with a picture of a heart or a palm tree or, perhaps, a swan. Justin Cartwright
111. 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
112. Self is the root, the tree, and the branches of all the evils of our fallen state. William Law
113. Ye are the fruits of one tree and the leaves of one branch. Baha'u'llah
114. A tree grows. If you're staying the same, something is wrong. You're not alive. Hamza Yusuf
115. Look at it this way - a totem pole is just a decorated tree. My work is a confessional. Louise Bourgeois
116. You really can't take a cat and turn it into a dog, or try and get lemons off an apple tree, or what have you. Diane Lane
117. The possible solutions to a given problem emerge as the leaves of a tree, each node representing a point of deliberation and decision. Niklaus Wirth
118. Everyone in my family has been in music - my cousins, my grandmother, my grandfather - so it's quite a big family tree. Labrinth
119. I like to think of thoughts as living blossoms borne by the human tree. James Douglas
120. A tree's a tree. How many more do you need to look at? Ronald Reagan
121. If bad decorating was a hanging offense, there'd be bodies hanging from every tree! Sylvester Stallone
122. 'Tis education forms the common mind; just as the twig is bent the tree's inclined. Alexander Pope
123. People who reach the top of the tree are only those who haven't got the qualifications to detain them at the bottom. Peter Ustinov
124. I feel like a tree. A tree doesn't feel a duty to start doing something about the earth from which it comes. A tree just has to bear fruit, and leaves and blossoms. It doesn't feel grateful to the earth. Abbas Kiarostami
125. You can cut a tree down, and it grows back. Once a species goes, it's gone forever. Mark Shand
126. The tree has been always an allegory for spiritual growth. Juan Antonio Bayona
127. The tree of knowledge is not the tree of life! And yet can we cast out of our spirits all the good or evil poured into them by so many learned generations? Ignorance cannot be learned. Gerard De Nerval
128. I don't believe I could live in Iran again. A tree, once uprooted from the earth, is very difficult to plant again. Golshifteh Farahani
129. People don't remember each tree in a park but all of us benefit from the trees. And in a way, artists are like trees in a park. Yoko Ono
130. General principles... are to the facts as the root and sap of a tree are to its leaves. Samuel Taylor Coleridge
131. As the tree is bent, so it will grow. Bill O'Reilly
132. I don't have to look up my family tree, because I know that I'm the sap. Fred Allen
133. Surely man was not created to be an idle fellow; he was not set in this universal orchard to stand still as a tree. Thomas Dekker
134. Behind every tree there's a new monster. Todd Rundgren
135. When you think about a walking tree, laughter is the response. John Rhys-Davies
134. A living tree is a changing, sleeve shape, a wet, thin, bright green creature that survives in the thin layer between heartwood and bark. It stands waiting for light, which it catches in the close-woven sieves of its leaves. Alice Oswald
135. Sometimes you have to shake the tree in order to make things happen. And if that has a political cost, I will take it, as long as it saves lives. Carmen Yulin Cruz
136. A tree is an incomprehensible mystery. Jim Woodring

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