Trees Quotes SMS Collection

The best part of happiness is the

The best part of happiness is the pines.  ~Terri Guillemets

Happiness is sharing a bowl of cherries

Happiness is sharing a bowl of cherries and a book of poetry with a shade tree.  ~Terri Guillemets

Who leaves the pine tree his friend unnerves

Who leaves the pine-tree, leaves his friend, Unnerves his strength, invites his end. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson, "Woodnotes"

You can live for years next door

You can live for years next door to a big pine tree, honored to have so venerable a neighbor, even when it sheds needles

Trees are much like human beings and

Trees are much like human beings and enjoy each other’s company.  Only a few love to be alone.  ~Jens Jensen, Siftings, 1939QG

To heal mine aching moods give me

To heal mine aching moods, Give me God’s virgin woods. ~Clinton ScollardQSO

Climb a tree it gets you

Climb a tree – it gets you closer to heaven.  ~Author Unknown

Suburbia is where the developer bulldozes out

Suburbia is where the developer bulldozes out the trees, then names the streets after them.  ~Bill Vaughnquoted in The Portable Curmudgeon compiled by Jon

Trees are poems that earth writes upon

Trees are poems that earth writes upon the sky, We fell them down and turn them into paper, That we may record our emptiness.

It is not so much for its

It is not so much for its beauty that the forest makes a claim upon men’s hearts, as for that subtle something, that quality

Except during the nine months before he

Except during the nine months before he draws his first breath, no man manages his affairs as well as a tree does.  ~George Bernard

A few minutes ago every tree was

A few minutes ago every tree was excited, bowing to the roaring storm, waving, swirling, tossing their branches in glorious enthusiasm like worship.  But

Save a tree eat beaver author unknown

Save a tree.  Eat a beaver.  ~Author Unknown

It is difficult to realize how great

It is difficult to realize how great a part of all that is cheerful and delightful in the recollections of our own life is

The trees are gods great alphabet with

The trees are God’s great alphabet: With them He writes in shining green Across the world His thoughts serene. ~Leonora SpeyerQSO

Trees are the earths endless effort to

Trees are the earth’s endless effort to speak to the listening heaven.  ~Rabindranath Tagore, Fireflies, 1928

The oaks and the pines their brethren

The oaks and the pines, and their brethren of the wood, have seen so many suns rise and set, so many seasons come and

God in the whizzing of a pleasant

God in the whizzing of a pleasant wind Shall march upon the tops of mulberry trees. ~George Peele, David and Fair Bathsabe, 1599QG

Alone with myself the trees bend to

Alone with myself The trees bend to caress me The shade hugs my heart. ~Candy Polgar

For in the true nature of things

For in the true nature of things, if we rightly consider, every green tree is far more glorious than if it were made of

Trees outstrip most people in the extent

Trees outstrip most people in the extent and depth of their work for the public good.  ~Sara Ebenreck, American Forests

The groves were gods first temples william

The groves were God’s first temples.  ~William Cullen Bryant, "A Forest Hymn"

You cant be suspicious of a tree

You can’t be suspicious of a tree, or accuse a bird or a squirrel of subversion or challenge the ideology of a violet.  ~Hal

Death is a low chemical trick played

Death is a low chemical trick played on everybody except sequoia trees.  ~J.J. Furnas

A tree never hits an automobile except

A tree never hits an automobile except in self defense.  ~American Proverb

If trees could scream would we be

If trees could scream, would we be so cavalier about cutting them down?  We might, if they screamed all the time, for no good

I hear the wind among trees playing

I hear the wind among the trees Playing the celestial symphonies; I see the branches downward bent, Like keys of some great instrument. ~Henry

Between every two pines is a doorway

Between every two pines is a doorway to a new world.  ~John Muir

I like trees because they seem more

I like trees because they seem more resigned to the way they have to live than other things do.  ~Willa Cather, 1913QG

The best time to plant a tree

The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago.  The next best time is now.  ~Chinese Proverb

As the poet said 34only god can

As the poet said, "only God can make a tree" – probably because it’s so hard to figure out how to get the bark

A tree which has lost its head

A tree which has lost its head will never recover it again, and will survive only as a monument of the ignorance and folly

We all travel the milky way together

We all travel the milky way together, trees and men… trees are travellers, in the ordinary sense.  They make journeys, not very extensive ones,

They kill good trees to put out

They kill good trees to put out bad newspapers.  ~James G. Watt, quoted in Newsweek, 8 March 1982

It is well that you should celebrate

It is well that you should celebrate your Arbor Day thoughtfully, for within your lifetime the nation’s need of trees will become serious. We