Forest Quotes

May these forest quotes remind you of the beauty and the need of our forests and trees.

"Our trees in our forests need protection to ensure that those cut are replanted and cutting is done wisely."
Catherine Pulsifer
Conservation  |



"Clear cutting of our forests should be illegal, selective harvesting should be employed."
Catherine Pulisfer
Environment  |



"People who will not sustain trees will soon live in a world that will not sustain people."
Bryce Nelson
Sustainability   |



"The best friend of earth of man is the tree. When we use the tree respectfully and economically, we have one of the greatest resources on the earth."
Frank Lloyd Wright
Earth Day  |



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



"Nothing is more beautiful than the loveliness of the woods before sunrise."
George Washington Carver
Inspirational   |



"No shade tree? Blame not the sun, but yourself."
Chinese Proverb
Blame   |



"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
Poetry  |



"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
Imagination  |



"People in suburbia see trees differently than foresters do. They cherish every one. It is useless to speak of the probability that a certain tree will die when the tree is in someone's backyard . . . You are talking about a personal asset, a friend, a monument, not about board feet of lumber."
Roger Swain
Appreciation  |



"Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago."
Warren Buffett
Helping Others  |



"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
Thought Provoking   |



"The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn."
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Abundance  |



"Some men go through a forest and see no firewood."
English Proverb
Proverbs  |



"Suburbia is where the developer bulldozes out the trees, then names the streets after them."
Bill Vaughan
Action  |



"Man is nature as much as the trees."
Dan Kiley
Thoughtful  |



"I am not bound for any public place, but for ground of my own where I have planted vines and orchard trees, and in the heat of the day climbed up into the healing shadow of the woods."
Wendell Berry
Positive  |



"From a fallen tree, all make kindling."
Spanish Proverb
Thrift   |



"He that plants a tree loves others beside himself."
Thomas Fuller
Love   |



"Trees are the best monuments that a man can erect to his own memory. They speak his praises without flattery, and they are blessings to children yet unborn."
Lord Orrery
Memory   |



"He plants the tree to serve another age."
Cicero
Children  |



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



"He who plants a tree plants hope."
Lucy Larcom
Hope  |



"A virgin forest is where the hand of man has never set foot."
Author Unknown
Inspirational Poems   |



"A grove of giant redwoods or sequoias should be kept just as we keep a great or beautiful cathedral."
Theodore Roosevelt
Motivational   |



"Trees give peace to the souls of men."
Nora Waln
Quotes to Live By   |



"A tree is our most intimate contact with nature."
George Nakashima
Poems about Life   |



"I like trees because they seem more resigned to the way they have to live than other things do."
Willa Cather
Adaptability  |



"Anytime in your life when you're feeling out of sorts in any way, go to nature and find your peace."
Dr. Wayne Dyer, 10 Secrets for Success and Inner Peace
Stress  |

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