Arbor Day Quotes

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Plant A Tree - Arbor Day Quotes
Us sing and dance, make faces and give flower bouquets, trying to be loved.  You ever notice that trees do everything to git attention we do, except walk?
Alice Walker

If a tree dies, plant another in its place.
Carolus Linnaeus

You can live for years next door to a big pine tree, honored to have so venerable a neighbor, even when it sheds needles all over your flowers or wakes you, dropping big cones onto your deck at still of night.
Denise Levertov

If you're not a tree hugger, then you're a what, a tree hater?
Doug Coupland

Promises that you make to yourself are often like the Japanese plum tree - they bear no fruit.
Francis Marion

Except during the nine months before he draws his first breath, no man manages his affairs as well as a tree does.
George Bernard Shaw

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

I frequently tramped eight or ten miles through the deepest snow to keep an appointment with a beech-tree, or a yellow birch, or an old acquaintance among the pines.
Henry David Thoreau

If you would know strength and patience, welcome the company of trees.
Hal Borland

If a man walks in the woods for love of them half of each day, he is in danger of being regarded as a loafer.  But if he spends his days as a speculator, shearing off those woods and making the earth bald before her time, he is deemed an industrious and enterprising citizen.
Henry David Thoreau

Break open a cherry tree and there are no flowers, but the spring breeze brings forth myriad blossoms.
Ikkyu Sojun

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

Between every two pines is a doorway to a new world.
John Muir

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.  They go wandering forth in all directions with every wind, going and coming like ourselves, traveling with us around the sun two million miles a day, and through space heaven knows how fast and far!
John Muir

Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.
Khalil Gibran

Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
Les Brown

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

The true meaning of life is to plant trees, under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
Nelson Henderson

It is the nature of the strong heart, that like the palm tree it strives ever upwards when it is most burdened.
Philip Sidney

Trees are the earth's endless effort to speak to the listening heaven.
Rabindranath Tagore
 
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