Monday, May 02, 2005

Tree Quotes

  They go wandering forth in all directions with every wind, going and coming like ourselves, traveling with us around the sun two million miles a day, and through space heaven knows how fast and far!  ~John Muir Who leaves the pine-tree, leaves his friend, Unnerves his strength, invites his end. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson, "Woodnotes" 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 like trees because they seem more resigned to the way they have to live than other things do.  ~Willa Cather, 1913 Of all the wonders of nature, a tree in summer is perhaps the most remarkable; with the possible exception of a moose singing "Embraceable You" in spats.  ~Woody Allen 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.  ~Jack Handey 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. ~Ogden Nash, "Song of the Open Road," 1933 The groves were God's first temples.  ~William Cullen Bryant, "A Forest Hymn" Trees are your best antiques.  ~Alexander Smith A few minutes ago every tree was excited, bowing to th

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