Forest Quotes

In spirituality The world is like a de...

In spirituality The world is like a dense forest. Very beautiful from far away. But inside is very painful and dangerous.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 07
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"The forest was shrinking, but the trees kept v...

"The forest was shrinking, but the trees kept voting for the axe because it's handle was made of wood and they thought it was one of them." -Unknown
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 29
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"Looking at life from a different perspective makes you r...

"Looking at life from a different perspective makes you realize that it's not the deer that is crossing the road, rather it's the road that is crossing the forest." - Muhammad Ali
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 04
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β€œThey thought that it would be a disgrace to go forth as a group. Each entered the fores...

β€œThey thought that it would be a disgrace to go forth as a group. Each entered the forest at a point that he himself had chosen, where it was darkest and there was no path. If there is a path it is someone else's path and you are not on the adventure.” ~ Joseph Campbell
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 20
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"You must take your opponent into a deep d...

"You must take your opponent into a deep dark forest where 2+2=5, and the path leading out is only wide enough for one." -Mikhail Tal
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 28
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"But I'll tell you what hermits realize. If you go off i...

"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
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 11
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β€œWhat we are doing to the forests of the world...

β€œWhat we are doing to the forests of the world is but a mirror reflection of what we are doing to ourselves and to one another.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 24
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Preoccupied with a single leaf, you won't...

Preoccupied with a single leaf, you won't see the tree. Preoccupied with a single tree, you'll miss the entire forest. - Vagabond
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 01
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"New York has more hermits than will be ...

"New York has more hermits than will be found in all the forests, mountains and deserts of the United States." - Simeon Strunsky
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 12
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"Forests may be gorgeous but there is n...

"Forests may be gorgeous but there is nothing more alive than a tree that learns how to grow in a cemetery." -Andrea Gibson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 29
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You can’t stay in your corner of the Fore...

You can’t stay in your corner of the Forest waiting for others to come to you. You have to go to them sometimes.- Winnie the Pooh
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 26
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Into the forest I g...

Into the forest I go, to lose my mind and find my soul. - unknown
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 17
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If a tree falls down in a...

If a tree falls down in a forest, and there is nobody there, does it make a noise?
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 20
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β€œThe greatest battles being fought ar...

β€œThe greatest battles being fought are not upon deserts, forests, or any soil of the earth, but within the human mind.”
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 14
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"Wandering in a vast forest at night, I have only a faint light to guide me. ...

"Wandering in a vast forest at night, I have only a faint light to guide me. A stranger appears and says to me: 'My friend, you should blow out your candle in order to find your way more clearly.' This stranger is a theologian." --Diderot
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 15
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"When the Axe entered the Forest, the...

"When the Axe entered the Forest, the tress said to each other: do not worry, that the handle in that axe is one of us"
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 04
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β€œAlways watch where you are going. Otherwise, ...

β€œAlways watch where you are going. Otherwise, you may step on a piece of the forest that was left out by mistake.” - Winnie the Pooh (A.A. Milne)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 30
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β€œA family is like the forest, when you are ou...

β€œA family is like the forest, when you are outside it is dense, when you are inside you see that each tree has its place.” - Ghanaian Proverb
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 14
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"At the midpoint on the journey of life, I...

"At the midpoint on the journey of life, I found myself in a dark forest, for the clear path was lost..." - Dante Alighieri, Inferno
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 26
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β€œI am a forest, and a night of dark trees: but he...

β€œI am a forest, and a night of dark trees: but he who is not afraid of my darkness, will find banks full of roses under my cypresses.” -Friedrich Nietzsche
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 24
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"A falling tree makes mor...

"A falling tree makes more noise than a growing forest." - An old African saying.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 12
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"An increasingly pagan and hedonistic people - we are learning fi...

"An increasingly pagan and hedonistic people - we are learning finally that the forests and mountains and desert canyons are holier than our churches - therefore let us behave accordingly." Edward Abbey
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 06
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"A witch ought never to be frightened in the darkest forest, Granny...

"A witch ought never to be frightened in the darkest forest, Granny Weatherwax had once told her, because she should be sure in her soul that the most terrifying thing in the forest was her."-Terry Pratchett
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 18
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"You must take your opponent into a deep, ...

"You must take your opponent into a deep, dark forest where 2+2=5, and the path leading out is only wide enough for one" - Mikhail Tal
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 14
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β€œShe was beautiful, but she was beautiful in the ...

β€œShe was beautiful, but she was beautiful in the way a forest fire was beautiful: something to be admired from a distance, not up close.” - Terry Pratchett
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 20
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"Let not the fear of t...

"Let not the fear of the wolf keep you from the forest." - Russian Proverb
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 19
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"Life is like watching Fast and the Furious 6. It's not easy, most of the time it's just dumb and...

"Life is like watching Fast and the Furious 6. It's not easy, most of the time it's just dumb and pointless, everything is fake, there is a lot of noise, but if you close your eyes and picture yourself in an open field or a quiet forest, you can maybe make it to the end without killing yourself."
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 15
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β€œWhen a society comes together and makes decisions in harmony, when it respe...

β€œWhen a society comes together and makes decisions in harmony, when it respects its most noble traditions, cares for its most vulnerable members, treats its forests and lands with respect, then it will prosper and not decline.” – Buddha
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 31
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"Go alone, doing no evi...

"Go alone, doing no evil, at peace, like an elephant in the forest." Buddha
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 31
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"Influence is planting a tree and handing out your fruit in hopes t...

"Influence is planting a tree and handing out your fruit in hopes that they will do the same. Supremacy is handing out your fruit and making it clear that you have the power to burn their whole forest down."
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 08
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"there are no roads in all Bohemia! One must choose and find one's own path, be one's own self, l...

"there are no roads in all Bohemia! One must choose and find one's own path, be one's own self, live one's own life. Whether one makes for the larger freedom of the hills, or loses one's self in the sacred stillness of the forest, the way is open to endeavour wherever one wills." - Gelett Burgess
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 23
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The heart of another is a da...

The heart of another is a dark forest, always, no matter how close it has been to one's own.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 14
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To place a man in a multi-stage rocket and project him into the controlling gravi...

To place a man in a multi-stage rocket and project him into the controlling gravitational field of the moon.... I am bold enough to say that such a man-made voyage will never occur regardless of all future advances.β€”Dr. Lee de Forest, engineer, 1957
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 13
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There is no hope for the fanciful idea of reaching the moon b...

There is no hope for the fanciful idea of reaching the moon because of insurmountable barriers to escaping the Earth's gravity.β€”Dr. Forest Ray Moulton, University of Chicago astronomer, 1932
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 13
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It's just murder. All God's creatures do it. You look in the forests an...

It's just murder. All God's creatures do it. You look in the forests and you see species killing other species, our species killing all species including the forests, and we just call it industry, not murder. -Mickey Knox
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 16
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Defending wildness, defending forests,...

Defending wildness, defending forests, is like defending my history. My Planet. My inner home. - Terra (Documentary 2015)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 13
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"Few are altogether deaf to the preaching of pine trees. Their sermons on the mountains go to our...

"Few are altogether deaf to the preaching of pine trees. Their sermons on the mountains go to our hearts; and if people in general could be got into the woods, even for once, to hear the trees speak for themselves, all difficulties in the way of forest preservation would vanish." -John Muir, 1896
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 27
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"The forest is a playground for the adventurous, it's a museum ...

"The forest is a playground for the adventurous, it's a museum for the curious, it's a hospital for the stressed, and it's a cathedral for the spiritual." ~ James Jones, former Bishop of Liverpool
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 18
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"If a married man says something in a fo...

"If a married man says something in a forest and his wife isn't there to hear it, is he still wrong?" -Tom Magliozzi, Car Talk
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 03
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I've always compared love to that of a fire. Sometimes it is an ever lasting flame that can...

I've always compared love to that of a fire. Sometimes it is an ever lasting flame that can't be diminished but other times it's a forest fire that burns greatly in the beginning and when it finally dies down there is no way of rekindling that of which once burned so greatly. - Me
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 20
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"If the tongue had not been framed f...

"If the tongue had not been framed for articulation, man would still be a beast in the forest."-Ralph Waldo Emerson
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 14
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The clearest way into the universe is through a forest wilderness…. I am often asked if I am not...

The clearest way into the universe is through a forest wilderness…. I am often asked if I am not lonesome on my solitary excursions. It seems so self-evident that one cannot be lonesome where everything is wild and beautiful and busy that the question is hard to answer – seems silly. John Muir
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 14
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"In the deserted harbour there is yet water that laps against the quays. In the ...

"In the deserted harbour there is yet water that laps against the quays. In the dark and silent forest there is a leaf that falls. Behind the polished panelling the white ant eats away the wood. Nothing is ever quiet, except for fools." -Alan Paton
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 10
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If a tree falls in the for...

If a tree falls in the forest and it hits a mime does it make a sound? - Steven Wright
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 02
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"I am. I think. I will. My hands . . . My spirit . . . M...

"I am. I think. I will. My hands . . . My spirit . . . My sky . . . My forest . . . This earth of mine. . . . What must I say besides? These are the words. This is the answer."
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 20
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"If you don’t know the trees you may be lo...

"If you don’t know the trees you may be lost in the forest, but if you don’t know the stories you may be lost in life." Siberian Elder
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 24
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β€œThe place of the worst barbarism is that modern forest that makes ...

β€œThe place of the worst barbarism is that modern forest that makes use of us, this forest of chimneys and bayonets, machines and weapons, of strange inanimate beasts that feed on human flesh.” - Amadeo Bordiga
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 16
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"The place of the worst barbarism is that modern forest that makes ...

"The place of the worst barbarism is that modern forest that makes use of us, this forest of chimneys and bayonets, machines and weapons, of strange inanimate beasts that feed on human flesh." - Amadeo Bordiga
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 21
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"As the implications of evolution and ecology are internalized...there is an identification with ...

"As the implications of evolution and ecology are internalized...there is an identification with all life...Alienation subsides. "I am protecting the rain forest" develops to "I am part of the rain forest protecting myself. I am that part of the rain forest recently emerged into thinking"-John Seed
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 14
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