Trees Quotes

20 of the best book quotes about trees
  1. #1
    ″You may cut off my branches and build a house. Then you will be happy.”
  2. #2
    “The one tree in Francie’s yard was neither a pine nor a hemlock. It had pointed leaves which grew along green switches which radiated from the bough and made a tree which looked like a lot of opened green umbrellas. Some people called it the Tree of Heaven.”
  3. #3
    “And the boy loved the tree . . . very much. And the tree was happy.”
  4. #4
    “I would not, could not, in the rain. Not in the dark. Not on a train. Not in a car. Not in a tree. I do not like them, Sam, you see.”
  5. #5
    ″‘Come, Boy,’ she whispered, ‘come and play.‘”
  6. #6
    “The same substance composes us--the tree overhead, the stone beneath us, the bird, the beast, the star--we are all one, all moving to the same end.”
  7. #7
    “And they would play hide and go seek and when he was tired, he would sleep in her shade.”
  8. #8
    “I am the Lorax who speaks for the trees, which you seem to be chopping as fast as you please!”
  9. #9
    Far down in the forest, where the warm sun and the fresh air made a sweet resting-place, grew a pretty little fir-tree; and yet it was not happy, it wished so much to be tall like its companions— the pines and firs which grew around it.
  10. #10
    “A tree falls the way it leans. Be careful which way you lean.”
    Dr. Seuss
    The Lorax
  1. #11
    “And I first saw the trees! The Truffula trees! The bright-colored tufts of the Truffula trees! Mile after mile in the fresh morning breeze.”
  2. #12
    “You may like them. You will see. You may like them in a tree!”
  3. #13
    “He would climb up her trunk and swing from her branches and eat apples.”
  4. #14
    “And the tree was happy . . .”
  5. #15
    ″‘I am too big to climb and play,’ said the boy. ‘I want to buy things and have fun. I want some money. Can you give me some money?‘”
  6. #16
    “And every day the boy would come and he would gather her leaves and play king of the forest.”
  7. #17
    “A tree house, a free house,
    A secret you and me house,
    A high up in the leafy branches
    Cozy as can be house.
    A street house, a neat house,
    Be sure to wipe your feet house
    Is not my kind of house at all—
    Let’s go live in a tree house.”
  8. #18
    “A thousand Christmas trees I didn’t know I had!
    Worth three cents more to give away than sell,
    As may be shown by a simple calculation.
    Too bad I couldn’t lay one in a letter.
    I can’t help wishing I could send you one,
    In wishing you herewith a Merry Christmas.”
  9. #19
    “I am too old and sad to play.”
  10. #20
    “I could not, would not, on a boat. I will not, will not, with a goat. I will not eat them in the rain. I will not eat them on a train. Not in the dark! Not in a tree! Not in a car! You let me be! I do not like them in a box. I do not like them with a fox. I will not eat them in a house. I do not like them with a mouse. I do not like them here or there. I do not like them ANYWHERE!”
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