Take a walk in the Woods with me …….
Why are there trees I never walk under but large and
melodious thoughts descend upon me?
- Walt Whitman, Song of the Open Road
God is the experience of
looking at a tree and
- Joseph Campbell
Though a tree grows so
high, the falling leaves
return to the root.
Keep a green tree in your heart
and perhaps a singing bird will
- Chinese proverb
I like trees because they seem
more resigned to the way
they have to live than other
- Willa Cather (1873-1947),
O Pioneers 1913
Sometimes Thou may'st walk in Groves,
which being full of Majestie will much advance the Soul.
- Thomas Vaughan, Anima Magica Abscondita
The groves were God's first temples.
- William Cullen Bryant, A Forest Hymn
I think that I shall never see
A billboard lovely as a tree.
Perhaps, unless the billboards fall,
I'll never see a tree at all.
- Ogden Nash, Song of the Open Road, 1933
From a fallen tree, all make kindling.
- Spanish proverb
Do not be afraid to go out on a limb ...
That's where the fruit is.
If the infinite variety of fruits which spring from the bosom
of the earth,
the trees of the wood are the greatest in dignity.
- Susan Fenimore Cooper
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