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."
"He plants the tree to serve another age."
"Clear cutting of our forests should be illegal, selective harvesting
should be employed."
"People who will not sustain trees will soon live in a world
that will not sustain people."
"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
"The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit."
"Nothing is more beautiful than the loveliness of the woods before sunrise."
George Washington Carver
"No shade tree?
Blame not the sun, but yourself."
"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."
"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."
" A forest's beauty lies with its inhabitants."
Anthony T. Hincks
"People in suburbia see trees differently than foresters do. They cherish
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."
"Someone's sitting in the shade today because
someone planted a tree a long time ago."
"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."
"The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn."
Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Some men go through a forest and see no firewood."
"Suburbia is where the developer bulldozes out the trees,
then names the streets after them."
"Man is nature as much as the trees."
"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."
"From a fallen tree, all make kindling."
"He that plants a tree loves others beside himself."
"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."
"The songs of the birds are the ballad of the forest."
Craig D. Lounsbrough
"If you would know strength and patience, welcome the company of trees."
"If the forest has a day of fire and the heat of the flames does not consume a special tree, it will still be changed; charred, but still standing."
"He who plants a tree plants hope."