105 Trees Quotes To Inspire You

Following is our list of trees quotations and slogans full of insightful wisdom and perspective about growing tree.

Short Trees Quotes

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  • Keep a green tree in your heart and perhaps a singing bird will come. — Chinese Proverbs
  • Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago. — Warren Buffett
  • Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe. — Abraham Lincoln
  • Money doesn't grow on trees, and if it did somebody else would own the orchard. — Lewis Grizzard
  • If you don't like how things are, change it! You're not a tree. — Jim Rohn
  • If the Olive Trees knew the hands that planted them, Their Oil would become Tears. — Mahmoud Darwish
  • Amsterdam is like the rings of a tree: It gets older as you get closer to the center. — John Green
  • We never know the worth of water till the well is dry. — Thomas Fuller
  • Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree. — Martin Luther
  • The best time to plant a tree is twenty years ago. The second best time is now. — Chinese Proverbs
Trees 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.

Tree Branch Quotes

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For me, the different religions are beautiful flowers from the same garden, or they are branches of the same majestic tree. Therefore, they are equally true, though being received and interpreted through human instruments equally imperfect. — Mahatma Gandhi

Our nation is like a tree of which the original trunk is swarajya and the branches are swadeshi and boycott. — Bal Gangadhar Tilak

If you look closely at a tree you'll notice it's knots and dead branches, just like our bodies. What we learn is that beauty and imperfection go together wonderfully. — Matthew Fox

Trees quote The axe forgets what the tree remembers.
The axe forgets what the tree remembers.

On the motionless branches of some trees, autumn berries hung like clusters of coral beads, as in those fabled orchards where the fruits were jewels . . . — Charles Dickens

Remember, you are not a tree, that can live or stand alone. You are only a branch. And it is only while you abide in Christ, as the branch in the vine, that you will flourish or even live. — Robert Murray M'Cheyne

The extreme rarity of transitional forms in the fossil record persists as a trade secret of Paleontology. Evolutionary trees that adorn our textbooks have data only at the tips and nodes of their branches; the rest is inference, however reasonable, not the evidence of fossils. — Stephen Jay Gould

For some years now I have read through the Bible twice every year. If you picture the Bible to be a mighty tree and every word a little branch, I have shaken every one of these branches because I wanted to know what it was and what it meant. — Martin Luther

God is the Seed; The Universe is the Tree, Impulses and passions are the branches, Intelligence is the flower, Pure Consciousness is the fruit, Love is the sweetness in the fruit. — Sathya Sai Baba

Love should be a tree whose roots are deep in the earth, but whose branches extend into heaven. — Bertrand Russell

Sometimes our fate resembles a fruit tree in winter. Who would think that those branches would turn green again and blossom, but we hope it, we know it. — Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Growing Tree Quotes

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Money doesn't grow on trees, and if it did somebody else would own the orchard. — Lewis Grizzard

I guarantee that the seed you plant in love, not matter how small, will grow into a mighty tree of refuge. We all want a future for ourselves and we must now care enough to create, nurture and secure a future for our children.” — Afeni Shakur

Grant me the ability to be alone, May it be my custom to go outdoors each day among the trees and grasses among all growing things and there may I be alone, and enter into prayer to talk with the one that I belong to. — Nachman of Breslov

Let us not be surprised when we have to face difficulties. When the wind blows hard on a tree, the roots stretch and grow the stronger, Let it be so with us. Let us not be weaklings, yielding to every wind that blows, but strong in spirit to resist. — Amy Carmichael

Some people think that as soon as you plant a tree, it must bear fruit. We must allow it to grow a bit. — Tunku Abdul Rahman

We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls. — Mother Teresa

Night, the beloved. Night, when words fade and things come alive. When the destructive analysis of day is done, and all that is truly important becomes whole and sound again. When man reassembles his fragmentary self and grows with the calm of a tree. — Antoine de Saint-Exupery

We live, we die, and like the grass and trees, renew ourselves from the soft earth of the grave. Stones crumble and decay, faiths grow old and they are forgotten, but new beliefs are born. The faith of the villages is dust now... but it will grow again... like the trees. — Chief Joseph

The trees, the flowers, the plants grow in silence. The stars, the sun, the moon move in silence. Silence gives us a new perspective. — Mother Teresa

A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in — Greek Proverbs

Family Root Quotes

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To separate from my culture (as from my family) I had to feel competent enough on the outside and secure enough inside to live life on my own. Yet in leaving home I did not lose touch with my origins because lo mexicano is in my system. I am a turtle, wherever I go I carry 'home' on my back. — Gloria E. Anzaldúa

Only the family, society's smallest unit, can change and yet maintain enough continuity to rear children who will not be 'strangers in a strange land,' who will be rooted firmly enough to grow and adapt. — Salvador Minuchin

A sense of concern for others gives our lives meaning; it is the root of all human happiness — Dalai Lama

Good parents give their children Roots and Wings. Roots to know where home is, wings to fly away and exercise what's been taught them. — Jonas Salk

He who is overly attached to his family members experiences fear and sorrow, for the root of all grief is attachment. Thus one should discard attachment to be happy. — Chanakya

Roots is not just a saga of my family. It is the symbolic saga of a people. — Alex Haley

If you feel rooted in your home and family, if you're active in your community, there's nothing more empowering. The best way to make a difference in the world is to start by making a difference in your own life. — Julia Louis-Dreyfus

After working for 14 years on Wall Street and growing up in a family with strong roots in small business, I know how important the entrepreneurial spirit is to attaining the American dream. — Ellen Tauscher

Congolese rumba was so huge in Africa that everybody was inspired by it. But my African roots brought me this music. In every African family, parties in Brussels, we used to listen to this kind of music. And salsa music as well. — Stromae

I suppose I have become a sort of living monument in Portugal. But I come from a family with roots all over the world, so the idea of patriotism is not very strong in me. My country is the country of Chekhov, Beethoven, Velasquez - writers I like, painters and artists I admire. — Antonio Lobo Antunes

Tree Limbs Quotes

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When was the last time you spent a quiet moment just doing nothing - just sitting and looking at the sea, or watching the wind blowing the tree limbs, or waves rippling on a pond, a flickering candle or children playing in the park? — Ralph Marston

As the gardener, by severe pruning, forces the sap of the tree into one or two vigorous limbs, so should you stop off your miscellaneous activity and concentrate your force on one or a few points. — Ralph Waldo Emerson

Go out on a limb. That's where the fruit is. — Jimmy Carter

I climbed up a tree and kissed my girl between the limbs. — Soupy Sales

The wind that makes music in November corn is in a hurry. The stalks hum, the loose husks whisk skyward in half-playing swirls, and the wind hurries on.... A tree tries to argue, bare limbs waving, but there is no detaining the wind. — Aldo Leopold

Catch a vista of maples in that long light and you see Autumn glowing through the leaves.... The promise of gold and crimson is there among the branches, though as yet it is achieved on only a stray branch, an impatient limb or an occasional small tree which has not yet learned to time its changes. — Hal Borland

First I shake the whole Apple tree, that the ripest might fall. Then I climb the tree and shake each limb, and then each branch and then each twig, and then I look under each leaf. — Martin Luther

My absolute favourite piece of information is the fact that young sloths are so inept that they frequently grab their own arms and legs instead of tree limbs, and fall out of trees. — Douglas Adams

Appreciation is like looking through a wide-angle lens that lets you see the entire forest, not just the one tree limb you walked up on. — Doc Childre

I'll fall.' 'You wont fall.' 'I'll fall. I'll fall and I'll die.' As I said it, I could see it happening. The foot stepping on air, pulling the rest of my body with it, tree limbs breaking as I plummeted down. 'No,' he said, his voice assured, 'You'd never do that to me. — Kamila Shamsie

Tree Trunks Quotes

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Our nation is like a tree of which the original trunk is swarajya and the branches are swadeshi and boycott. — Bal Gangadhar Tilak

I like to take the time out to listen to the trees, much in the same way that I listen to a sea shell, holding my ear against the rough bark of the trunk, hearing the inner singing of the sap. It's a lovely sound, the beating of the heart of the tree. — Madeleine L'Engle

A tree that is born crooked, its trunk never straightens. — Mexican Proverbs

A tree trunk the size of a man grows from a blade as thin as a hair. A tower nine stories high is built from a small heap of earth. — Lao Tzu

We do not make beams from the hollow, decaying trunk of the fallen oak. We use the upsoaring tree in the full vigor of its sap. — Sylvia Pankhurst

Liturgy is like a strong tree whose beauty is derived from the continuous renewal of its leaves, but whose strength comes from the old trunk, with solid roots in the ground. — Pope Paul VI

The tree is more than first a seed, then a stem, then a living trunk, and then dead timber. The tree is a slow, enduring force straining to win the sky. — Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Many critics are like woodpeckers, who, instead of enjoying the fruit and shadow of a tree, hop incessantly around the trunk, pecking holes in the bark to discover some little worm or other. — Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

I have always been very interested in landscape... I find that all natural forms are a source of unending interest - tree trunks, the growth of branches from the trunk, each finding its own individual air-space. — Henry Moore

However long it stays in the river the tree-trunk will never turn into a crocodile. — Ousmane Sembene

People Writing About Trees

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More Trees Quotes

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Trees quote by Chinese Proverbs

Keep a green tree in your heart and perhaps a singing bird will come. — Chinese Proverbs

Trees quote by Lewis Grizzard

Money doesn't grow on trees, and if it did somebody else would own the orchard. — Lewis Grizzard

Trees quote by Jim Rohn

If you don't like how things are, change it! You're not a tree. — Jim Rohn

Trees quote by Stephen King

A life without love is like a tree without fruit. — Stephen King

Trees quote by Jacques Deval

God loved the birds and invented trees. Man loved the birds and invented cages. — Jacques Deval

Trees quote by Ed Coan

Biceps are like ornaments on a Christmas tree. — Ed Coan

Trees quote by Dolly Parton

Storms make trees take deeper roots. — Dolly Parton

Trees quote by Kahlil Gibran

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

Trees quote by American Indian Proverbs

A tree never hits an automobile except in self defense. — American Indian Proverbs

Trees quote by Carl Linnaeus

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

Trees quote by George Orwell

Under the spreading chestnut tree I sold you and you sold me-- — George Orwell

Trees quote by John Muir

Between every two pine trees there is a door leading to a new way of life. — John Muir

Trees quote by Frances Perkins

Being a woman has only bothered me in climbing trees. — Frances Perkins

Trees quote by Kobayashi Issa

In the cherry blossom's shade there's no such thing as a stranger. — Kobayashi Issa

Trees quote by Matsuo Basho

From the pine tree, learn of the pine tree; And from the bamboo, of the bamboo — Matsuo Basho

Trees quote by Sappho

Love shook my heart/ Like the wind on the mountain/ Troubling the oak-trees — Sappho

Trees quote by Ray Davies

The only time I feel at ease is swinging up and down in a coconut tree. — Ray Davies

Trees quote by Elizabeth George Speare

What a pity every child couldn't learn to read under a willow tree. — Elizabeth George Speare

Trees quote by Woody Allen

A tree never hits an automobile except in self defense. — Woody Allen

Trees quote by Bob Hope

The trees in Siberia are miles apart, that is why the dogs are so fast. — Bob Hope

Trees quote by Leonard Cohen

I cannot understand why my arm is not a lilac tree. — Leonard Cohen

Trees quote by Arabic Proverbs

The tree of silence bears the fruit of peace. — Arabic Proverbs

Trees quote by Aristippus

Native ability without education is like a tree without fruit. — Aristippus

A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots. — Marcus Garvey

Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago. — Warren Buffett

If you reveal your secrets to the wind, you should not blame the wind for revealing them to the trees. — Kahlil Gibran

Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe. — Abraham Lincoln

A tree is known by its fruit; a man by his deeds. A good deed is never lost; he who sows courtesy reaps friendship, and he who plants kindness gathers love. — St. Basil

I am an African. I owe my being to the hills and the valleys, the mountains and the glades, the rivers, the deserts, the trees, the flowers, the seas and the ever-changing seasons that define the face of our native land. — Thabo Mbeki

The materials of city planning are: sky, space, trees, steel and cement; in that order and that hierarchy. — Le Corbusier

Just as a stone, a tree, a straw, grain, a mat, a cloth, a pot, and so on, when burned, are reduced to earth (from which they came), so the body and its sense organs, on being burned in the fire of Knowledge, become Knowledge and are absorbed in Brahman, like darkness in the light of the sun. — Adi Shankara

Like water which can clearly mirror the sky and the trees only so long as its surface is undisturbed, the mind can only reflect the true image of the Self when it is tranquil and wholly relaxed. — Indra Devi

God writes the Gospel not in the Bible alone, but also on trees, and in the flowers and clouds and stars. — Martin Luther

I guarantee that the seed you plant in love, not matter how small, will grow into a mighty tree of refuge. We all want a future for ourselves and we must now care enough to create, nurture and secure a future for our children.” — Afeni Shakur

Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid. — Albert Einstein

Notice that the stiffest tree is most easily cracked, while the bamboo or willow survives by bending with the wind. — Bruce Lee

Typography must be as beautiful as a forest, not like the concrete jungle of the tenements It gives distance between the trees, the room to breathe and allow for life. — Adrian Frutiger

I will bring you flowers from the mountains, bluebells, dark hazels, and rustic baskets of kisses. I want to do with you what spring does with the cherry trees. — Pablo Neruda

I am a forest, and a night of dark trees: but he who is not afraid of my darkness, will find banks full of roses under my cypresses. — Friedrich Nietzsche

Sit and be still until in the time of no rain you hear beneath the dry wind's commotion in the trees the sound of flowing water among the rocks, a stream unheard before, and you are where breathing is prayer. — Wendell Berry

I want our people to be like a molave tree, strong and resilient, standing on the hillsides, unafraid of the rising tide, lighting and the storm, confident of its strength. — Manuel L. Quezon

I see a time of Seven Generations when all the colors of mankind will gather under the Sacred Tree of Life and the whole earth will become One Circle again. — Crazy Horse

If the Olive Trees knew the hands that planted them, Their Oil would become Tears. — Mahmoud Darwish

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

I wandered lonely as a cloud That floats on high o'er vales and hills When all at once I saw a crowd A host of golden daffodils Beside the lake beneath the trees Fluttering and dancing in the breeze. — William Wordsworth

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