I willingly confess to so great a partiality for trees as tempts me to respect a man in exact proportion to his respect for them.
- James Russell Lowell
He that plants trees loves others beside himself.
- Dr. Thomas Fuller
He who plants a tree, plants a hope.
- Lucy Larcom
The groves were God’s first temples.
- William Cullen Bryant
Being a woman has only bothered me in climbing trees.
- Frances Perkins
He that climbs the tall tree has won right to the fruit.
- Sir Walter Scott
If I knew I should die tomorrow, I would plant a tree today.
- Stephen Girard
A seed hidden in the heart of an apple is an orchard invisible.
- Welsh Proverb
There’s nothing that keeps its youth, So far as I know, but a tree and truth.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes
Oaks are the true conservatives; They hold old leaves till summer gives A green exchange.
- Roy Helton
Trees are much like human beings and enjoy each other’s company. Only a few love to be alone.
- Jens Jensen
Train up a fig tree in the way it should go, and when you are old sit under the shade of it.
- Charles Dickens
Trees like to have kids climb on them, but trees are much bigger than we are, and much more forgiving.
- Andrew Schneider
There is always Music amongst the trees in the Garden, but our hearts must be very quiet to hear it.
- Minnie Aumonier
A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and honest people are screwed first.
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 will find something more in woods than in books. Trees and stones will teach you that which you can never learn from masters.
- Saint Bernard
For in the true nature of things, if we rightly consider, every green tree is far more glorious than if it were made of gold and silver.
- Martin Luther
Either make the tree food, and his fruit good; or else make the tree corrupt, and his fruit corrupt: for the tree is known by his fruit.
He that planteth a tree is a servant of God, he provideth a kindness for many generations, and faces that he haith not seen shall bless him.
- Henry Van Dyke
A tree which has lost its head will never recover it again, and will survive only as a monument of the ignorance and folly of its Tormentor.
- George William