Tree Planting Quotes

A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots. – Marcu s Garvey

 

 

 

The significance of the cherry blossom tree in Japanese culture goes back hundreds of years. In their country, the cherry blossom represents the fragility and the beauty of life. It’s a reminder that life is almost overwhelmingly beautiful but that it is also tragically short. – Homaro Cantu

 

 

A tree against the sky possesses the same interest, the same character, the same expression as the figure of a human. – Georges Rouault

 

 

It is remarkable how closely the history of the apple tree is connected with that of man. – Henry David Thoreau
Tree Planting Quotes

 

 

The patriot’s blood is the seed of Freedom’s tree. – Thomas Campbell

 

 

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

 

 

Even if one tree falls down it wouldn’t affect the entire forest. – Chen Shui-bian

 

 

I said to the almond tree, ‘Friend, speak to me of God,’ and the almond tree blossomed. – Nikos Kazantzakis

 

 

A fool sees not the same tree that a wise man sees. – William Blake

 

 

 

The patriot’s blood is the seed of Freedom’s tree. – Thomas Campbell

 

 

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

 

 

Even if one tree falls down it wouldn’t affect the entire forest. – Chen Shui-bian

 

 

I said to the almond tree, ‘Friend, speak to me of God,’ and the almond tree blossomed. – Nikos Kazantzakis

 

 

A fool sees not the same tree that a wise man sees. – William Blake
Tree Planting Quotes

 

 

I like to think of thoughts as living blossoms borne by the human tree. – James Douglas

 

 

Unless a tree has borne blossoms in spring, you will vainly look for fruit on it in autumn. – Walter Scott

 

 

 

The only time I can really relax is up a tree or somewhere outside. I love being outside. – Tom Felton

 

 

When you live in the shadow of a big tree, you have to run twice as fast to get into the sunlight. – Leonard Lauder

 

 

 

You must grow like a tree, not like a mushroom. – Janet Erskine Stuart

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

The trees are God’s great alphabet:
With them He writes in shining green
Across the world His thoughts serene.
– Leonora Speyer

 

 

 

If I thought I was going to die tomorrow, I should nevertheless plant a tree today. – Stephen Girard

 

 

 

The great French Marshall Lyautey once asked his gardener to plant a tree. The gardner objected that the tree was slow growing and wouldn’t reach maturity for 100 years. The Marshall replied, “In that case, there is no time to lose; plant it this afternoon! – John F. Kennedy

 

 

A tree never hits an automobile except in self defense. – Woody Allen

 

 

 

Love the trees until their leaves fall off, then encourage them to try again next year. – Backseat Goodbye

 

 

 

That’s the way I do things when I want to celebrate, I always plant a tree. – Wangari Maathai

 

 

It will never rain roses: when we want to have more roses we must plant more trees.- George Eliot

 

 

 

God has cared for these trees, saved them from drought, disease, avalanches, and a thousand tempests and floods. But he cannot save them from fools. – John Muir

 

 

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

 

 

A man does not plant a tree for himself; he plants it for posterity. – Alexander Smith

 

 

Plant trees. They give us two of the most crucial elements for our survival: oxygen and books.A. – Whitney Brown

 

 

 

Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant. – Robert Louis Stevenson

 

 

 

 

Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree. – Martin Luther

 

 

 

“I’m planting a tree to teach me to gather strength from my deepest roots.”
― Andrea Koehle Jones,

 

 

 

 

 

“If you love a tree you will be more beautiful than before!”
― Amit Ray

 

 

 

“The best time to plant a tree is twenty years ago. The second best time is now.” – Anonymous

 

 

 

“Man shapes himself through decisions that shape his environment.” -Rene Dubos

 

 

 

“We abuse the land because we regard it as a commodity belonging to us. When we see land as a community to which we belong, we may begin to use it with love and respect.” – Aldo Leopold

 

 

 

“When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world.” – John Muir

 

 

 

“Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.” – Albert Camus

 

 

 

“My heart is glad, my heart is high
With sudden ecstasy;
I have given back, before I die,
Some thanks for every lovely tree
That dead men grew for me.” – V.H. Friedlaender

 

 

“October’s poplars are flaming torches lighting the way to winter.”” – Nova Bair

 

 

“No occupation is so delightful to me as the culture of the earth, and no culture comparable to that of a garden.” – Thomas Jefferson

 

 

 

“If what I say resonates with you, it is merely because we are both branches on the same tree.” – W. B. Yeats

 

 

 

“…every year one day comes, when, although there is no obvious change in the appearance of trees and hedges, the Earth seems to breathe and it is spring.” – Elizabeth Clarke, The Darkening Green

 

 

 

“What did the tree learn from the earth to be able to talk with the sky?” – Pablo Neruda

 

 

 

“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, 1799, The Letters

 

 

 

“Though a tree grows so high, the falling leaves return to the root.” – Malay proverb

 

 

 

“Keep a green tree in your heart and perhaps a singing bird will come.” – Chinese proverb

 

 

 

“I like trees because they seem more resigned to the way they have to live than other things do.” – Willa Cather (1873-1947), O Pioneers 1913

 

 

 

“Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
Tree Planting Quotes

 

 

“A tree which has lost its head will never recover it again, and will survive only as a monument of the ignorance and folly of its Tormentor.” -George William Curtis

 

 

 

“In every walk with Nature one receives far more than he seeks.” – John Muir

 

 

 

“A tree falls the way it leans.” – Bulgarian proverb

 

 

“The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn.”- Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

 

“Other holidays repose on the past. Arbor Day proposes the future.” – J. Sterling Morton

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