Forest Quotes

Some quotes about forests

The death of the forest is the end of our life.
Dorothy Stang
Sadly, it’s much easier to create a desert than a forest.
James Lovelock
A forest of these trees is a spectacle too much for one man to see.
David Douglas
The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness.
John Muir
If man doesn’t learn to treat the oceans and the rain forest with respect, man will become extinct.
Peter Benchley
I’m always astonished by a forest. It makes me realise that the fantasy of nature is much larger than my own fantasy. I still have things to learn.
Gunter Grass
The world’s a forest, in which all lose their way; though by a different path each goes astray.
George Villiers
A woodland in full color is awesome as a forest fire, in magnitude at least, but a single tree is like a dancing tongue of flame to warm the heart.
Hal Borland
Every time I have some moment on a seashore, or in the mountains, or sometimes in a quiet forest, I think this is why the environment has to be preserved.
Bill Bradley
The forest did not tolerate frailty of body or mind. Show your weakness, and it would consume you without hesitation.
Tahir Shah
You wait until the forest fire is on your front step before you step up.
Peter Dawson
As a single withered tree, if set aflame, causes a whole forest to burn, so does a rascal son destroy a whole family.
Chanakya
A single tree in the tropical forest in the south of Mexico has more different species than some European countries.
Carlos Salinas de Gortari
Trees’re always a relief, after people.
David Mitchell
But I’ll tell you what hermits realize. If you go off into a far, far forest and get very quiet, you’ll come to understand that you’re connected with everything.
Alan Watts
You can’t stay in your corner of the forest waiting for others to come to you. You have to go to them sometimes.
A. A. Milne
I weren’t an actor, I’d be a wildlife biologist or forest ranger.
Ricky Schroder
I tried to discover, in the rumor of forests and waves, words that other men could not hear, and I pricked up my ears to listen to the revelation of their harmony.
Gustave Flaubert
When the oak is felled the whole forest echoes with it fall, but a hundred acorns are sown in silence by an unnoticed breeze.
Thomas Carlyle
Forests may be gorgeous but there is nothing more alive than a tree that learns how to grow in a cemetery.
Andrea Gibson
I grew up in a forest. It’s like a room. It’s protected. Like a cathedral… it is a place between heaven and earth.
Anselm Kiefer
A cold wind was blowing from the north, and it made the trees rustle like living things.
George R.R. Martin
Do not be very upright in your dealings for you would see by going to the forest that straight trees are cut down while crooked ones are left standing.
Chanakya
If you cut down a forest, it doesn’t matter how many sawmills you have if there are no more trees.
Susan George

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