Quotes of Trees

  1. What the New Yorker calls home would seem like a couple of closets to most Americans, yet he manages not only to live there but also to grow trees and cockroaches right on the premises. – Russell Baker
  2. If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed; if in terms of ten years, plant trees if in terms of 100 years, teach the people. – Confucius
  3. Momo listened to everyone and everything- even to the rain and the wind and the pine trees and all of them spoke to her after their own fashion. – Michael Ende
  4. Sometimes, as is the case of peach and plum trees which are often dwarfed, the plants are thrown into a flowering states, and then, as they flower freely year after year, they have little inclination to make vigorous growth. – Robert Fortune
  5. The plants which stand next to dwarf trees in importance with the Chinese are certainly chrysanthemums, which they manage extremely well, perhaps better than they do any other plant. – Robert Fortune
  6. When I write stories I am like someone who is in her own country, walking along streets that she has known since she was a child, between walls and trees that are hers. – Natalia Ginzburg
  7. In order to understand life it is not only necessary not to be indifferent to men, but not to be indifferent to flocks, to trees One should be indifferent to nothing. – Remy de Gourmont
  8. Do you see how the god always hurls his bolts at the greatest houses and the tallest trees For he is wont to thwart whatever is greater than the rest. – Herodotus
  9. My eyes went blank, and I stared off, and the music started. It was raining, and the sun was shining at the same time, and there were these big bay windows, and there was the blue in the sky, and the sun on the trees and it was drizzling. – Al Jarreau
  10. I look out the window sometimes to seek the color of the shadows and the different greens in the trees but when I get ready to paint I just close my eyes and imagine a scene. – Grandma Moses
  11. I could never be a country person, sitting around trees trying to write a song. I would rather be in the middle of society, whether it's growing or crumbling. – Ric Ocasek
  12. A Poem does not grow by jerks. As trees in Spring produce a new ring of tissue, so does every poet put forth a fresh outlay of stuff at the same season. – Wilfred Owen
  13. The first day at the power plant I found myself photographing some steam vents on the roof of the structure. And I remember consciously thinking that they were just like trees but they were metal. – John Sexton
  14. I knew, of course, that trees and plants had roots, stems, bark, branches and foliage that reached up toward the light. But I was coming to realize that the real magician was light itself. – Edward Steichen

Usage examples for Trees

  1. Look at those big trees uprooted over there. – Tom Swift in the Land of Wonders or, The Underground Search for the Idol of Gold by Victor Appleton
  2. Never cut such trees – Hills of the Shatemuc by Susan Warner
  3. When she was moving beyond the trees he shot her, not knowing. – The White Peacock by D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence
  4. The trees here were sparser. – The Nest of the Sparrowhawk by Baroness Orczy
  5. She raised the blind, and pulled aside one curtain, to let her have a view of the trees outside. – David Elginbrod by George MacDonald
  6. They'll get behind trees pretty soon, and fight from cover. – The Heritage of the Hills by Arthur P. Hankins
  7. Jest me and you and the trees and the river. – Lost Farm Camp by Harry Herbert Knibbs
  8. Mrs. Cameron's eyes were very like Davey's had been when he kissed her under the trees Deirdre thought. – The Pioneers by Katharine Susannah Prichard
  9. 3. Have no large trees directly in front of the house. – Soil Culture by J. H. Walden
  10. And the bridge is behind the trees – The Heart of the Range by William Patterson White
  11. For the first time he sees the sun, moon, and stars, flowers and trees perhaps even a beautiful human face. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  12. I can see the trees now! – The Bobbsey Twins on the Deep Blue Sea by Laura Lee Hope
  13. But upon the whole, he and I walked two or three turns in the Parke under the great trees and do doubt that this gallant is come away a little too soon, having lost never a mast nor sayle. – Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright by Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke
  14. After a long look at the lake through the trees I came to a positive conclusion at last. – The Two Destinies by Wilkie Collins
  15. Soon Billy Bobtail and his friends came to a clearing- a place in the wood where the trees had all been cut away. – A Kindergarten Story Book by Jane L. Hoxie
  16. Have you seen any of them among the trees – The Lost Trail by Edward S. Ellis
  17. As the Germans say, we do not see the wood because of the trees – The Sources Of Religious Insight by Josiah Royce
  18. It came above the trees – Foes by Mary Johnston
  19. It is probable, therefore, that I have not been seen either, especially as the trees hide us? – The Confessions of Arsène Lupin by Maurice Leblanc
  20. But the first thing to be done is to save those old trees – God's Good Man by Marie Corelli

Rhymes for Trees