Forest QuotesMay 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."
"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
Earth Day |
"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."
"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."
"Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago."
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."
Thought Provoking |
"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."
"He plants the tree to serve another age."
"If you would know strength and patience, welcome the company of trees."
"He who plants a tree plants hope."
"A virgin forest is where the hand of man has never set foot."
Inspirational Poems |
"A grove of giant redwoods or sequoias should be kept just as we keep a great or beautiful cathedral."
"Trees give peace to the souls of men."
Quotes to Live By |
"A tree is our most intimate contact with nature."
Poems about Life |
"I like trees because they seem more resigned to the way they have to live than other things do."
"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
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