pine trees field near mountain under sunsetPhoto Credit: Sergei Akulich
quote by Louise Dickinson Rich: I feel a great regard for trees; they represent age and beauty and the miracles of life and growth. with background image: selective photography of green leaf plant
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I feel a great regard for trees; they represent age and beauty and the miracles of life and growth.

--Louise Dickinson Rich
quote by Daniel J. Rice: I was disoriented by the idea that men should ever leave the forest. with background image: close up photo of tree
Background Photo: Hannah Gregg

I was disoriented by the idea that men should ever leave the forest.

--Daniel J. Rice
quote by Amit Ray: Caring for a tree is caring for your soul. with background image: shade under a green-leafed tree
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Caring for a tree is caring for your soul.

--Amit Ray
quote by Arnold Schwarzenegger: The forest fires are the worst disaster in California since I was elected. with background image: time lapse photography of fire
Background Photo: Cullan Smith

The forest fires are the worst disaster in California since I was elected.

--Arnold Schwarzenegger
quote by Sandra Postel: Reforesting the earth is possible, given a human touch. with background image: silhouette of three people up on mountain cliff
Background Photo: Karl Magnuson

Reforesting the earth is possible, given a human touch.

--Sandra Postel
quote by James Fenimore Cooper: What will the axemen do, when they have cut their way from sea to sea? with background image: forest at daytime

What will the axemen do, when they have cut their way from sea to sea?

--James F. Cooper
quote by Theodore Roosevelt: A people without children would face a hopeless future; a country without trees is almost as helpless. with background image: Arizona landscape pines

A people without children would face a hopeless future; a country without trees is almost as helpless.

--Theodore Roosevelt
quote by Carl Sagan: This oak tree and me, we're made of the same stuff. with background image: green fruit in macro lens photography
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This oak tree and me, we're made of the same stuff.

--Carl Sagan
quote by Vinita Kinra: Imagine a man without lungs. Imagine earth without Amazon rainforest. with background image: forest trees photograph
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Imagine a man without lungs. Imagine earth without Amazon rainforest.

--Vinita Kinra


quote by Mark Plotkin: The rainforests hold answers to questions we have yet to ask. with background image: green moss on brown tree trunk

The rainforests hold answers to questions we have yet to ask.

--Mark Plotkin
quote by Winona LaDuke: Our forests are not for toilet paper. They are worth more standing than cut. That deserves to be defended, not only by native peoples but also by environmentalists. with background image: photo of author Winona LaDuke with quote

Our forests are not for toilet paper. They are worth more standing than cut. That deserves to be defended, not only by native peoples but also by environmentalists.

--Winona LaDuke

quote by Wayne W. Dyer: An infinity of forest lies dormant within the dreams on one acorn. with background image: white and brown short coated puppy lying on brown wooden floor
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An infinity of forest lies dormant within the dreams on one acorn.

--Wayne W. Dyer
quote by Barry Babcock: The forest talks but a good hunter only hears it by learning its language. with background image: green leafed trees

The forest talks but a good hunter only hears it by learning its language.

--Barry Babcock
quote by Viktor Tatarczuk: My favourite road I've ever been on ain't paved. with background image: sunset dirt road
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My favourite road I've ever been on ain't paved.

--Viktor Tatarczuk
quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson: The wonder is that we can see these trees and not wonder more. with background image: photo of author Ralph Waldo Emerson with quote

The wonder is that we can see these trees and not wonder more.

--Ralph Waldo Emerson
quote by Katelyn S. Bolds: There is always an adventure waiting in the woods. with background image: worm's eye view of trees during night time
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There is always an adventure waiting in the woods.

--Katelyn S. Bolds
quote by Roland R Kemler: There is life and death in all forest, the life will bring you beauty and the dead will bring you new life! with background image: mountains covered with fog
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There is life and death in all forest, the life will bring you beauty and the dead will bring you new life!

--Roland R Kemler
quote by Jennifer Ackerman: Every forest has its own character, its own whispered rumors and smells. with background image: lake beside green pine trees

Every forest has its own character, its own whispered rumors and smells.

--Jennifer Ackerman
quote by Kate Coombs: Stories matter in an enchanted forest. with background image: car passing by in between trees
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Stories matter in an enchanted forest.

--Kate Coombs
quote by Alexander Pushkin: I would make my home, with joy and gladness, in a dark forest. with background image: trees on forest with sun rays

I would make my home, with joy and gladness, in a dark forest.

--Alexander Pushkin
quote by Roland R Kemler: If I were to die this is where I want my life to end in a forest where my soul can find peace. with background image: leafless tree on snow covered ground
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If I were to die this is where I want my life to end in a forest where my soul can find peace.

--Roland R Kemler
quote by Finnish proverb: The forest will answer you in the way you call to it. with background image: person with flashlight near lighted green tree on mountain under starry night
Background Photo: Brent Cox

The forest will answer you in the way you call to it.

--Finnish proverb
quote by Millie Florence: Nothing can match the joy of a forest in the
morning. with background image: green forest during daytime
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Nothing can match the joy of a forest in the
morning.

--Millie Florence
quote by Alemayehu Wassie Eshete: A church, to be a church, must be enveloped by a forest. with background image: sunset forest
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A church, to be a church, must be enveloped by a forest.

--Alemayehu Wassie Eshete


quote by Meeta Ahluwalia: Autumn night--
Silvery moonlight,
wind in pine trees. with background image: silhouette photo of trees during night time
Background Photo: Casey Horner

Autumn night--
Silvery moonlight,
wind in pine trees.

--Meeta Ahluwalia
quote by Meeta Ahluwalia: In the silence of the woods
among the wildflowers
butterflies danced. with background image: forest trees photograph
Background Photo: Logan Easterling

In the silence of the woods
among the wildflowers
butterflies danced.

--Meeta Ahluwalia
quote by Nancy Springer: Walking away barefoot on the soft loam, with mist rising in ribbons all around her, Etty tucked the year's first violets into her hair. with background image: green trees near lake under cloudy sky during daytime

Walking away barefoot on the soft loam, with mist rising in ribbons all around her, Etty tucked the year's first violets into her hair.

--Nancy Springer

quote by Ursula K. Le Guin: A forest ecology is a delicate one. If the forest perishes, its fauna may go with it. The Athshean word for world is also the word for forest. with background image: foggy mountains
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A forest ecology is a delicate one. If the forest perishes, its fauna may go with it. The Athshean word for world is also the word for forest.

--Ursula K. Le Guin
quote by Paul Bamikole: A forest full of trees is as important and valuable as a mine full of gold. with background image: sunset
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A forest full of trees is as important and valuable as a mine full of gold.

--Paul Bamikole
quote by Amit Ray: Planting a tree is the easiest way to align yourself with the cosmic rhythm. with background image: forest trees photograph
Background Photo: Logan Easterling

Planting a tree is the easiest way to align yourself with the cosmic rhythm.

--Amit Ray
quote by Daniel J. Rice: The trees show definitions of themselves subtly like the face of a man. with background image: green leaf tree on shore
Background Photo: Todd Quackenbush

The trees show definitions of themselves subtly like the face of a man.

--Daniel J. Rice
quote by Daniel J. Rice: It has always been my understanding that truth and freedom can only exist in wild places. with background image: photo of author Daniel J. Rice with quote

It has always been my understanding that truth and freedom can only exist in wild places.

--Daniel J. Rice
quote by Ben Foster: The fresh, pungent summer smells of the forest bring me home to the natural, forgotten spiritual place deep inside me. The part of me where hope lives, where prayers are answered and life feels good. with background image: photo of author Ben Foster with quote

The fresh, pungent summer smells of the forest bring me home to the natural, forgotten spiritual place deep inside me. The part of me where hope lives, where prayers are answered and life feels good.

--Vanessa G. Foster
quote by David Mitchell: Trees're always a relief, after people. with background image: Arizona landscape
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Trees're always a relief, after people.

--David Mitchell
quote by W. H Auden: A culture is no better than its woods. with background image: man facing women near forest
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A culture is no better than its woods.

--W. H Auden
quote by Chris Maser: What 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. with background image: green trees near lake under cloudy sky during daytime

What 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.

--Chris Maser
quote by John Muir: I never saw a discontented tree. with background image: green trees on forest during daytime
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I never saw a discontented tree.

--John Muir

Longer Version:

I never saw a discontented tree. They grip the ground as though they liked it, and though fast rooted they travel about as far as we do.


quote by Henry David Thoreau: I took a walk in the woods and came out taller than the trees. with background image: trees at sunset
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I took a walk in the woods and came out taller than the trees.

--Henry David Thoreau
quote by Vivienne Westwood: Print some money and give it to us for the rain forests. with background image: aerial photo of green trees
Background Photo: Marita Kavelashvili

Print some money and give it to us for the rain forests.

--Vivienne Westwood
quote by Stewart Udall: Plans to protect air and water, wilderness and wildlife are in fact plans to protect man. with background image: leafless tree on snow covered ground
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Plans to protect air and water, wilderness and wildlife are in fact plans to protect man.

--Stewart Udall

quote by Rupert Sheldrake: To describe the overwhelming life of a tropical forest just in terms of inert biochemistry and DNA didn't seem to give a very full picture of the world. with background image: blue painted wall with white paint
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To describe the overwhelming life of a tropical forest just in terms of inert biochemistry and DNA didn't seem to give a very full picture of the world.

--Rupert Sheldrake
quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson: The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn. with background image: person wearing TV helmet with remote
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The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn.

--Ralph Waldo Emerson
quote by Orison Swett Marden: Forests, lakes, and rivers, clouds and winds, stars and flowers, stupendous glaciers and crystal snowflakes -- every form of animate or inanimate existence, leaves its impress upon the soul of man. with background image: photo of author Orison Swett Marden with quote

Forests, lakes, and rivers, clouds and winds, stars and flowers, stupendous glaciers and crystal snowflakes -- every form of animate or inanimate existence, leaves its impress upon the soul of man.

--Orison Swett Marden
quote by Mark Shand: Save the elephants, and then you save the forest -- and then you save yourself. with background image: silhouette photography of trees and sky
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Save the elephants, and then you save the forest -- and then you save yourself.

--Mark Shand
quote by Mark Shand: The elephant can survive only if forests survive. with background image: elephant play with brown sand
Background Photo: Alan J. Hendry

The elephant can survive only if forests survive.

--Mark Shand
quote by Michael Frome: I want the Forest Service to look at a vista with scenery, not only at lumber with a price tag. with background image: silhouette of person standing beside bare tree under stary sky
Background Photo: Vincent Chin

I want the Forest Service to look at a vista with scenery, not only at lumber with a price tag.

--Michael Frome
quote by Knut Hamsun: I have gone to the forest. with background image: man in gray shirt and blue denim jeans sitting on gray rock near green tree during

I have gone to the forest.

--Knut Hamsun

quote by John Burnside: The woods were a boon; all too often, the forest offered danger and mystery. Yet it could be liberating. If you entered that wild place on its own terms, you might be accorded wisdom. with background image: photo of author John Burnside with quote

The woods were a boon; all too often, the forest offered danger and mystery. Yet it could be liberating. If you entered that wild place on its own terms, you might be accorded wisdom.

--John Burnside
quote by John Burnside: Once upon a time, forests were repositories of magic for the human race. with background image: lake beside green pine trees

Once upon a time, forests were repositories of magic for the human race.

--John Burnside
quote by James Lovelock: Sadly, it's much easier to create a desert than a forest. with background image: green tree under blue sky during night time
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Sadly, it's much easier to create a desert than a forest.

--James Lovelock

quote by John Muir: The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness. with background image: silhouette photo of aurora borealis
Background Photo: Vincent Guth

The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness.

--John Muir
quote by James Cameron: The snake kills by squeezing very slowly. This is how the civilized world slowly, slowly pushes into the forest and takes away the world that used to be. with background image: photo of author James Cameron with quote

The snake kills by squeezing very slowly. This is how the civilized world slowly, slowly pushes into the forest and takes away the world that used to be.

--James Cameron
quote by Greg Walden: As a lifelong Oregonian, I prefer our forests green, not black. with background image: silhouette of man looking towards left
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As a lifelong Oregonian, I prefer our forests green, not black.

--Greg Walden
quote by Franklin D. Roosevelt: A nation that destroys its soils destroys itself. Forests are the lungs of our land, purifying the air and giving fresh strength to our people. with background image: photo of author Franklin D. Roosevelt with quote

A nation that destroys its soils destroys itself. Forests are the lungs of our land, purifying the air and giving fresh strength to our people.

--Franklin D. Roosevelt

quote by Daphne Zuniga: Endangered forests are being slaughtered for toilet paper. with background image: aerial view of foggy forest

Endangered forests are being slaughtered for toilet paper.

--Daphne Zuniga
quote by Chris Kilham: It is one thing to hear about the forest and the river, but an entirely other experience to go there, to see the environment, and to appreciate the natural riches there first-hand. with background image: photo of author Chris Kilham with quote

It is one thing to hear about the forest and the river, but an entirely other experience to go there, to see the environment, and to appreciate the natural riches there first-hand.

--Chris Kilham
quote by Conrad Veidt: Have you ever walked late at night through a forest when you are first in love? with background image: person holding gray leaf
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Have you ever walked late at night through a forest when you are first in love?

--Conrad Veidt
quote by Bill Bradley: 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. with background image: photo of author Bill Bradley with quote

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
quote by Alan Watts: 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. with background image: photo of author Alan Watts with quote

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
quote by Anselm Kiefer: 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. with background image: photo of pine trees

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
pine trees field near mountain under sunset

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