Let Trees Inspire You

“Trees do not preach learning and precepts. They preach, undeterred by particulars, the ancient law of life.” 
―  Herman Hesse

“Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree.”   
―   Martin Luther

“Trees exhale for us so that we can inhale them to stay alive. Can we ever forget that? Let us love trees with every breath we take until we perish.”  
― Munia Khan 

“You know me, I think there ought to be a big old tree right there. And let’s give him a friend. Everybody needs a friend.”  
― Bob Ross 

John Muir – Founder of the Sierra Club

“Between every two pines is a doorway to a new world.”   
―   John Muir

 

“The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn.”  
―  Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Love the trees until their leaves fall off, then encourage them to try again next year.”  
― Chad Sugg

Franklin D. Roosevelt – Former President of the United States

“A nation that destroys its soils destroys itself. Forests are the lungs of our land, purifying the air and giving fresh strength to our people. ”  
― Franklin D. Roosevelt 

“Whoever has learned how to listen to trees no longer wants to be a tree. He wants to be nothing except what he is. That is home. That is happiness.”  
― Herman Hesse

“The care of the Earth is our most ancient and most worthy, and after all, our most pleasing responsibility. ”   
―   Wendell Berry

 

“Someone’s sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.”   
―   Warren Buffett

“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.”  
― Chris Maser

“The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.”  
―  Chinese proverb

“When trees burn, they leave the smell of heartbreak in the air.” 
― Jodi Thomas

Victor Hugo – Author of Les Mis

“Love is like a tree, it grows of its own accord, it puts down deep roots into our whole being.” 
― Victor Hugo

“Trees are poems that the earth writes upon the sky. ”   
―   Kahlil Gebran 

 

“All our wisdom is stored in the trees.”   
―   Santosh Kalwar

“In a forest of a hundred thousand trees, no two leaves are alike. And no two journeys along the same path are alike.”  
―  Paulo Coelho

“Trees are as close to immortality as the rest of us ever come.”  
― Karen Joy Fowler  

“Until you dig a hole, you plant a tree, you water it and make it survive, you haven’t done a thing. You are just talking.” 
― Wangari Maathai

“I feel a great regard for tree service; they represent age and beauty and the miracles of life and growth.”  
― Louise Dickinson Rich 

“This oak tree and me, we’re made of the same stuff.” 
― Carl Sagan