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The best time to plant a tree is twenty years ago. The second best time is now.Anonymous
Man shapes himself through decisions that shape his environment.Rene Dubos
We abuse the land because we regard it as a commodity belonging to us. When we see land as a community to which we belong, we may begin to use it with love and respect. Aldo Leopold
When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world.John Muir
When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world.

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No occupation is so delightful to me as the culture of the earth, and no culture comparable to that of a garden.Anonymous
Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.Albert Einstein
if what I say resonates with you, it is merely because we are both branches on the same tree.W. B. Yeats
…every year one day comes, when, although there is no obvious change in the appearance of trees and hedges, the Earth seems to breathe and it is spring.Elizabeth Clarke, The Darkening Green
What did the tree learn from the earth to be able to talk with the sky?Pablo Neruda
The tree which moves some to tears of joy is in the eyes of others only a green thing that stands in the way. Some see Nature all ridicule and deformity, and some scarce see Nature at all. But to the eyes of the man of imagination, Nature is Imagination itself.”William Blake, 1799, The Letters
Though a tree grows so high, the falling leaves return to the root.Malay proverb
Keep a green tree in your heart and perhaps a singing bird will come.Chinese proverb
I like trees because they seem more resigned to the way they have to live than other things do.Willa Cather (1873-1947), O Pioneers 1913
Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.Ralph Waldo Emerson
If a tree dies, plant another in its place.Linnaeus
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 Curtis
In every walk with Nature one receives far more than he seeks.John Muir
A tree falls the way it leans.Bulgarian proverb
The creation of a thousand forests is in one acornRalph Waldo Emerson
And see the peaceful trees extend their myriad leaves in leisured dance—they bear the weight of sky and cloud upon the fountain of their veins.Kathleen Raine, Envoi
“Knowing trees, I understand the meaning of patience. Knowing grass, I can appreciate persistence.”Hal Borland, Countryman: A Summer of Belief
Life without love is like a tree without blossom and fruit.Khalil Gibran
A tree does not move unless there is wind.Afghan Proverb
To be able to walk under the branches of a tree that you have planted is really to feel you have arrived with your garden. So far we are on the way: we can now stand beside ours.
Mirabel Osler
Trees are the best monuments that a man can erect to his own memory. They speak his praises without flattery, and they are blessings to children yet unborn.Lord Orrery, 1749
“Someone’s sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.”Warren Buffett
A tree is known by its fruit; a man by his deeds. A good deed is never lost; he who sows courtesy reaps friendship, and he who plants kindness gathers love.Basil
“Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.”Abraham Lincoln
“He who plants a tree, plants a hope.”Lucy Larcom, Plant a Tree
A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in.Greek Proverb
May my life be like a great hospitable tree, and may weary wanderers find in me a rest.John Henry Jowett
“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
The true meaning of life is to plant trees, under whose shade you do not expect to sit.”Nelson Henderson
If I knew I should die tomorrow, I would plant a tree today.Theodore Roosevelt, 1907 Arbor Day Message
Between every two pines is a doorway to a new world.John Muir
Trees are much like human beings and enjoy each other’s company. Only a few love to be alone.
What we are doing to the forests of the world is but a mirror reflection of what we are doing to ourselves and to one another.Mahatma Gandhi
The forest is a peculiar organism of unlimited kindness and benevolence that makes no demands for its sustenance and extends generously the products of its life and activity; it affords protection to all beings.Buddhist Sutra

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