Quotations About / On: FOREST
The forest is the home for many namimals; but, mankind goes there to destroy the forest! In the name of development.
i was born in deep lovely forest
(truth about my birth)
Wild-wild blooms strangely coloured-hued take me away to the forest paths.
(In search of beauty and truth)
A thorny tree survives more in the forest.
The same girl that reject you in society will not reject you in the forest.
The tranquility of my room partakes too much of Forest Lawn.
(Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Eighth Selection, New York (1991).)
A forest bird never wants a cage.
(Henrik Ibsen (1828-1906), Norwegian dramatist. Hilde, in The Master Builder, act 3.)
A woman is a hunter without a forest.
(Christina Stead (1902-1983), Australian novelist. For Love Alone, ch. 6 (written 1944, published Virago, n.d.).
Lived and wrote in the U.S. and England.)
I was struck by this universal spring upward of the forest evergreens.
(Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. "Chesuncook" (1858) in The Maine Woods (1864), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 3, p. 121, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
What would human life be without forests, those natural cities?
(Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. "A Winter Walk" (1843), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 5, p. 169, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)