Quotations About / On: FOREST

  • 1.
    A thorny tree survives more in the forest.
    More quotations from: ANTHONY KIRUI
  • 2.
    A forest bird never wants a cage.
    (Henrik Ibsen (1828-1906), Norwegian dramatist. Hilde, in The Master Builder, act 3.)
    More quotations from: Henrik Ibsen, forest
  • 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.)
    More quotations from: Christina Stead, forest, woman
  • 4.
    What were the "forests" of England to these?
    (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. 169, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
    More quotations from: Henry David Thoreau
  • 5.
    The tallest pine in the coniferous forest was once a cone on the ground being stepped upon.
    More quotations from: ANTHONY KIRUI
  • 6.
    The same girl that reject you in society will not reject you in the forest.
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  • 7.
    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).)
    More quotations from: Mason Cooley, forest
  • 8.
    Imagination has the right to feast in the shade of the tree that it turns into a forest.
    (Karl Kraus (1874-1936), Austrian writer. Trans. by Harry Zohn, originally published in Beim Wort genommen (1955). Half-Truths and One-and-a-Half Truths, University of Chicago Press (1990).)
  • 9.
    We must not always talk in the market-place of what happens to us in the forest.
    (Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864), U.S. author. Hester Prynne, in The Scarlet Letter, ch. 22 (1850).)
    More quotations from: Nathaniel Hawthorne, forest
  • 10.
    If I were a Brazilian without land or money or the means to feed my children, I would be burning the rain forest too.
    (Sting [Gordon Matthew Sumner] (b. 1951), British rock musician. International Herald Tribune (Paris, April 14, 1989).)
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