23 Tree Quotes-Nature, although heavily disregarded by way too many people lately, plays a huge role in our every day lives. And that is true even if we want to admit it or not. Our whole environment has been disregarded, as well as heavily damaged, in some people’s hopes to get rich and powerful as quick as possible. We need to realize as soon as possible how important the nature really is for every single one of us, and perhaps only then we can start doing something which will positively impact it.
When we’re talking about nature, as you may already know, the trees play a very important role. They help us breathe, by providing us oxygen, and that is only one of their qualities. Since trees are so well seen by many people, there are many tree quotes out there in regards to them. In the next few paragraphs we’ll look into some of them:
23 Tree Quotes
“A tree is our most intimate contact with nature.” George Nakashima
“Trees are the earth’s endless effort to speak to the listening heaven.” Rabindranath Tagore
“One that would have the fruit must climb the tree.” Thomas Fuller
“The best friend of earth of man is the tree.” Frank Lloyd Wright
“I think that I shall never see a poem lovely as a tree.” Joyce Kilmer
“Good timber does not grow with ease; the stronger the wind, the stronger the trees.” J. Willard Marriott
“The trees that are slow to grow bear the best fruit.” Moliere
“Storms make trees take deeper roots.” Dolly Parton
“A fool sees not the same tree that a wise man sees.” William Blake
“For a tree to become tall it must grow tough roots among the rocks.” Friedrich Nietzsche
“He that plants trees loves others besides himself.” Thomas Fuller
“A man does not plant a tree for himself; he plants it for posterity.” Alexander Smith
“Keep a green tree in your heart and perhaps the singing bird will come.” Lois Lowry
“A tree never hits an automobile except in self defense.” Woody Allen
“The ripest peach is highest on the tree.” James Whitcomb Riley
“The trees must breathe so I can breathe.” Deepak Chopra
“The tree is a slow, enduring force straining to win the sky.” Antoine de Saint-Exupery
“A tree is a being that is more spiritual than material.” Omraam Mikhael Aivanhov
“All the trees are losing their leaves, and not one of them is worried.” Donald Miller
“Seek out a tree and let it teach you stillness.” Eckhart Tolle
“Sometimes a tree tells you more than can be read in books.” Carl Jung
“Great people plant trees they’ll never sit under.” Alfred North Whitehead
“A large oak tree is just a little nut that refused to give up.” David McGee
A tree with strong roots laughs at storms.
This is such a beautiful quote which is referring to the fact that people with strong roots, or also seen as prepared for anything, really strong, do not care about any storm that’s about to hit them. They basically are able to overcome any situation that comes in their way and make the best out of it. Having the mentality that no matter what happens to you, and no matter what your circumstances are, you will keep moving forward, can definitely help out a lot.
Learn character from trees, values from roots and change from leaves.
The first part, about learning character from trees, means that each of us should stand strong and be ready for any situation, just like a tree stands strong and doesn’t care about anything – not even storms. The second part of the quote is referring to the fact that the values should always be learnt during our childhood, as they prepare us for our lives. And, in the end, we are also taught that change is normal, and just like a tree changes its leaves, sometimes we also need to change in order for progress to be possible.
All in all, there are many important ways in which trees help us all out – and I hope that these tree quotes helped you both realize some of these things, and taught you some important life lessons too!