Quotes: forest

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  • Victor Hugo
    Victor Hugo
    French writer 1802-1885
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    The mountains, the forest, and the sea, render men savage; they develop the fierce, but yet do not destroy the human.
  • Henrik Ibsen
    Henrik Ibsen
    Norwegian dramatist 1828-1906
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    A forest bird never wants a cage.
  • Carlos Salinas
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    A single tree in the tropical forest in the south of Mexico has more different species than some European countries.
  • C. S. Lewis
    C. S. Lewis
    Irish novelist and poet 1898-1963
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    And I say also this. I do not think the forest would be so bright, nor the water so warm, nor love so sweet, if there were no danger in the lakes.
    Source: Out of the Silent Planet (1938) Hyoi, p. 76
  • Bill Buford
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    Bahia is the Amazon's geographical next-of-kin: the same climate, forest canopy, diverse floor. But there is no wild cacao; the tree was introduced, most likely by a Frenchman, Louis Frederick Warneaux, who, in 1746, sowed seeds near one of Bahia's large rivers.
  • Alan W. Watts
    Alan W. Watts
    In Engeland geboren American philosopher, writer 1915-1973
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    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.
  • Bill Bradley
    Bill Bradley
    American former professional basketball player and politician 1943-
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    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.
  • Henry Ward Beecher
    Henry Ward Beecher
    American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker 1813-1887
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    Genius unexerted is no more genius than a bushel of acorns is a forest of oaks.
  • Denis Waitley
    Denis Waitley
    American motivational speaker, writer and consultant 1933-
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    Get excited and enthusiastic about you own dream. This excitement is like a forest fire - you can smell it, taste it, and see it from a mile away.
  • I am as frustrated with society as a pyromaniac in a petrified forest.
  • David Gemmell
    David Gemmell
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    I would have offered you a forest of truth, but you wish to speak of a single leaf.
    Source: Lord of the Silver Bow (2005)
  • Jenny Weber
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    If a man is talking in the forest, and there is no woman there to hear him, is he still wrong?
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    If the tongue had not been framed for articulation, man would still be a beast in the forest.
  • Brett Hoebel
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    If you think of exercise as a 60-minute commitment 3 times a week at the gym, you're missing the point completely. If you think that going on a diet has something to do with nutrition, you don't see the forest through the trees. It is a lifestyle. I know it sounds cliche, but you have to find things you love to do.
  • Forest Witcraft
    Forest Witcraft
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    One hundred years from now, it will not matter what my bank account was, how big my house was, or what kind of car I drove. But the world may be a little better, because I was important in the life of a child.
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