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Quotations About / On: TREE

  • 1.
    A tree's a tree. How many more do you need to look at?
    (Ronald Reagan (b. 1911), U.S. Republican politician, president. speech, Sept. 12, 1965. Quoted in Sacramento Bee (California, Mar. 12, 1966). Reagan later denied having made this statement.)
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  • 2.
    Green leaves on a dead tree is our epitaph—green leaves, dear reader, on a dead tree.
    (Cyril Connolly (1903-1974), British critic. "The Journal of Cyril Connolly 1928-1937," published in David Pryce-Jones, Journal and Memoir (1983). Pryce-Jones chose these words for his book's epigraph.)
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  • 3.
    The tree of Knowledge is a Tree of Knowledge of good and evil.
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers (1849), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 1, p. 387, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
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  • 4.
    Judge a tree by it's fruits and not by the way it's bark looks.
    (Truth)
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  • 5.
    No matter how tall a tree can grow
    It wont able to touch the sky
    No matter how deep you dig the hole
    It wont reach the bottom end
    (I mean that it is like we are not the greatest one, always many people out there are better than us so be humble, and we must also not the unluckiest person in the world, we are far in better place in many people out there... so be thankful, we are in great place already)
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  • 6.
    If sitting on a beach, with a drink, under a palm tree, it's easy to tell one in rain to 'just be calm' see.
    (Truth)
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  • 7.
    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).)
  • 8.
    God took pattern after a pine tree and built you noble.
    (Zora Neale Hurston (1891-1960), African-American novelist, short story writer, folklorist, playwright and anthropologist. Missie May, in "The Gilded Six Bits," Opportunity (1925), Spunk: The Selected Short Stories of Zora Neale Hurston (1988).)
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  • 9.
    If someone were to think that trees are made to support the sky, they would all seem too short.
    (Franz Grillparzer (1791-1872), Austrian author. Notebooks and Diaries (1854).)
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  • 10.
    Southern trees bear a strange fruit, blood on the leaves and blood at the root.
    (Lewis Allan (1903), U.S. songwriter. "Strange Fruit," Edward B. Marks Music Corp. (1939).)
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