Arbor Day Quotes, Sayings for Arbor Day

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The true meaning of life is to plant trees, under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
– Nelson Henderson

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We plant trees not for ourselves, but for future generations.
– Caecilius

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Trees are sanctuaries.Whoever knows how to talk to them,whoever knows how to listen to them, can learn the truth.
– Herman Hesse

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No shade tree? Blame not the sun but yourself.
– Chinese Proverb

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You can gauge a country’s wealth, its real wealth, by its tree cover.
– Richard St. Barbe Baker

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If you would know strength and patience, welcome the company of trees.
– Hal Borland

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Trees are the earth’s endless effort to speak to the listening heaven.
– Rabindranath Tagore

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If I thought I was going to die tomorrow, I should nevertheless plant a tree today.
– Stephan Girard

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Trees outstrip most people in the extent and depth of their work for the public good.
– Sara Ebenreck

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

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Only when the last tree has died and the last river been poisoned and the last fish been caught will we realise we cannot eat money.
– Cree Indian Proverb

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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

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Us sing and dance, make faces and give flower bouquets, trying to be loved. You ever notice that trees do everything to git attention we do, except walk?
– Alice Walker

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I’m not an environmentalist. I’m an Earth warrior.
– Darryl Cherney

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Other holidays repose on the past. Arbor Day proposes the future.
– J. Sterling Morton

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Though a tree grows so high, the falling leaves return to the root.
– Malay Proverb

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Whoever loves and understands a garden will find contentment within.
– Chinese Proverb

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

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If what I say resonates with you, it is merely because we are both branches on the same tree.
– W. B. Yeats

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In creating, the only hard thing’s to begin; a grass blade’s no easier to make than an oak.
– James Russell Lowell

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Arbor Day is not like other holidays. Each of those reposes on the past, while Arbor Day proposes for the future.
– Julius Sterling Morton

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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 Borland

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

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Like the trees, we are visitors, guests of the earth.
– Kim Stafford

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Arbor Day has fostered love of country.
– Birdsley Grant Northrop