The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn.
—Ralph Waldo Emerson
The groves were God's first temples.
—William C. Bryant
If you would know strength and patience, welcome the company of trees.
Suburbia is where the developer bulldozes out the trees, then names the streets after them.
He plants trees to benefit another generation.
Train up a fig tree in the way it should go, and when you are old sit under the shade of it.
Trees like to have kids climb on them, but trees are much bigger than we are, and much more forgiving.
—Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider
He that plants trees loves others beside himself.
—Dr. Thomas Fuller
I think that I shall never see
A poem lovely as a tree.
The trees that are slow to grow bear the best fruit.
Trees, though they are cut and lopped, grow up again quickly, but if men are destroyed, it is not easy to get them again.
You should go to a pear tree for pears, not to an elm.
You will find something more in woods than in books. Trees and stones will teach you that which you can never learn from masters.
He that climbs the tall tree has won right to the fruit.
—Sir Walter Scott
I like trees because they seem more resigned to the way they have to live than other things do.