quote by John Muir

Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature's peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees.

— John Muir

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Tree tops quote Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest ste
Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest step of your life. Tip top if you must, but take the step.

I'm dreaming of a white Christmas, Just like the ones I used to know, Where the tree tops glisten And children listen To hear sleigh bells in the snow.

There was not one cause for our internment, but many - a deep-seated racial prejudice working on top of fear, distrust, and greed. So how is one to say exactly where history begins or ends? It is all slow oscillations, curves, and waves which take so long to reveal themselves ... like watching a tree grow.

Tree tops quote If you don't like where you're at, move you're not a tree.
If you don't like where you're at, move you're not a tree.
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I got stuck up a tree when I was about seven, and my dad had to come and get the ladder to get me down. I loved to climb all the way up to the top. I must have been a koala in my past life.

Once you plant seeds of success, your tree will bear fierce fruit.


I don't believe in things like that - fairies or brownies or magic or anything.

It's old-fashioned.' 'Well, we must be jolly old-fashioned then,' said Bessie. 'Because we not only believe in the Faraway Tree and love our funny friends there, but we go to see them too - and we visit the lands at the top of the Tree as well!

Tree tops quote The axe forgets what the tree remembers.
The axe forgets what the tree remembers.

Have you noticed how nobody ever looks up? Nobody looks at chimneys, or trees against the sky, or the tops of buildings. Everybody just looks down at the pavement or their shoes. The whole world could pass them by and most people wouldn't notice.

As the woodpecker taps in a spiral quest From the root to the top of the tree, Then flies to another tree, So have I bored into life to find what lay therein, And now it is time to die, And I will fly to another tree.

God in the whizzing of a pleasant wind Shall march upon the tops of mulberry trees.

Tree tops quote Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening
Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.

Like birds landing on a tree top together, and then dispersing, we are together for a very short time, so it makes sense to live in harmony, in unconditional friendship.


A lion chased me up a tree, and I greatly enjoyed the view from the top.

By depending on the great, The small may rise high.

See: the little plant ascending the tall tree Has climbed to the top.

Tree tops quote Each time you read a book, a tree smiles knowing there's life after death.
Each time you read a book, a tree smiles knowing there's life after death.

By depending on the great, The small may rise high.

See: the little plant ascending the tall tree Has climbed to the top.

November is chill, frosted mornings with a silver sun rising behind the trees, red cardinals at the feeders, and squirrels running scallops along the tops of the gray stone walls.

I'd like to go by climbing a birch tree~ And climb black branches up a snow-white trunk Toward heaven, till the tree could bear no more, But dipped its top and set me down again. That would be good both going and coming back. One could do worse than be a swinger of birches.

Tree tops quote When you reach the top, keep climbing.
When you reach the top, keep climbing.

"Top" management is supposed to be a tree full of owls-hooting when management heads into the wrong part of the forest. I'm still unpersuaded they even know where the forest is.

I live on the Jellicoe Road. Where trees make canopies over-head and where you can sit at the top of them and see forever.

People who reach the top of the tree are only those who haven't got the qualifications to detain them at the bottom.

Tree tops quote Storms make trees take deeper roots.
Storms make trees take deeper roots.

When I stand at the top of the Champs-Elysées, with its chestnut trees in flower, its undulations of shining cars, its white spaciousness, I feel as if I were biting into a utopian fruit, something velvety and lustrous and rich and vivid.

A dragon has just flown over the tree-tops and lighted on the beach.

Yes, I am afraid it is between us and the ship. And arrows are no use against dragons. And they're not at all afraid of fire." "With your Majesty's leave-" began Reepicheep. "No, Reepicheep," said the King very firmly, "you are not to attempt a single combat with it.


Each has his own tree of ancestors, but at the top of all sits Probably Arboreal.

Tree tops quote An unbending tree is easily broken.
An unbending tree is easily broken.

Elves are like trees, grounded and focused from the trunk down but graceful and agile on top.

We are in the entertainment business and we all know if you are top of the tree you get the big money. Those of us who have been in it are the fortunate ones but we understand that we probably don't deserve it as much as the nurses or teachers.

On tight money: It reflects a reversion to the old idea that the tree can be fertilized at the top instead of at the bottom - the old trickle-down theory.

Tree tops quote All trees are losing their leaves, and not one of them is worried.
All trees are losing their leaves, and not one of them is worried.

When I was in primary school, my best friend was a boy and we always goofed around, climbed trees, got holes in my trousers and muddied all my tops and things like that; a complete nightmare for the washing, but great fun.


Wrapped in his sad-colored cloak, the Day, like a Puritan, standeth Stern in the joyless fields, rebuking the lingering color,-- Dying hectic of leaves and the chilly blue of the asters,-- Hearing, perchance, the croak of a crow on the desolate tree-top.

I remember, I remember The fir-trees dark and high;

I used to think their slender tops Were close against the sky; It was a childish ignorance, But now 't is little joy To know I'm farther off from heaven Than when I was a boy.

Tree tops quote Be like a tree and let the dead leaves drop
Be like a tree and let the dead leaves drop

Because you see when a new baby laughs for the first time a new fairy is born, and as there are always new babies there are always new fairies. They live in nests on the tops of trees; and the mauve ones are boys and the white ones are girls, and the blue ones are just little sillies who are not sure what they are.

Ah! the year is slowly dying, And the wind in tree-top sighing, Chant his requiem. Thick and fast the leaves are falling, High in air wild birds are calling, Nature's solemn hymn.

When a man's pride is subdued it's like the sides of Mount Aetna.

It was terrible during the eruption, but when that is over and the lava is turned into soil, there are vineyards and olive trees which grow up to the top.

Tree tops quote Ability can take you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.
Ability can take you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.

One day the wind blew through the town, and oh, how merry it was! It whistled down the chimneys, and scampered round the corners, and sang in the tree tops. "Come and dance, come and dance, come and dance with me," that is what it seemed to say.

The perfume of the flowers and of the bay tree are wafted on high, like incense.

The birds sing sweet songs of praise to their Creator. In the tops of the trees, the soughing of the wind is like the hushed prayers of the multitude in some vast cathedral. Here the heart of man becomes impressionable.

The Raven's house is built with reeds, — Sing woe, and alas is me! And the Raven's couch is spread with weeds, High on the hollow tree; And the Raven himself, telling his beads In penance for his past misdeeds, Upon the top I see.

A picture without sky has no glory. This present, unless we see gleaming beyond it the eternal calm of the heavens, above the tossing tree tops with withering leaves, and the smoky chimneys, is a poor thing for our eyes to gaze at, or our hearts to love, or our hands to toil on.

I am climbing to the top Of the tallest darkest tree I need to know Where heaven stops What lies Beyond the dream

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