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  • Confucius
    Confucius
    Chinese philosopher 551 BC - 479 BC
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    If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed; if in terms of ten years, plant trees; if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.
  • Somebody must take a chance. The monkeys who became men, and the monkeys who didn't are still jumping around in trees making faces at the monkeys who did.
  • Edward. E. Cummings
    Edward. E. Cummings
    American poet, painter, essayist, author, and playwright 1894-1962
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    A wind has blown the rain away and blown the sky away and all the leaves away, and the trees stand. I think, I too, have known autumn too long.
  • Akhenaton
    Akhenaton
    Egyptian King, Monotheist BC -~1375
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    As the whirlwind in its fury teareth up trees, and deformeth the face of nature, or as an earthquake in its convulsions overturneth whole cities; so the rage of an angry man throweth mischief around him.
  • Alfred Russel Wallace
    Alfred Russel Wallace
    British naturalist, explorer, anthropologist and biologist 1823-
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    As well might it be said that, because we are ignorant of the laws by which metals are produced and trees developed, we cannot know anything of the origin of steamships and railways.
  • Caroline Lawrence
    Caroline Lawrence
    English American author 1954-
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    At 16, when I was at Henry M. Gunn High School, I had a crush on the English teacher, and my grades improved dramatically. This great school had only 400 students, mostly children of Stanford professors, and it was more usual to have classes under one of the oak trees dotted around the campus than in the classroom.
  • Billy Martin
    Billy Martin
    American Major League Baseball player and manager 1928-
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    Everything looks nicer when you win. The girls are prettier. The cigars taste better. The trees are greener.
  • For like as herbs and trees bringing forth fruit and flourish in May, in likewise every lusty heart that is in any manner a lover, springeth and flourisheth in lusty deeds.
  • Algernon Sidney
    Algernon Sidney
    English politician 1623-1683
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    Fruits are always of the same nature with the seeds and roots from which they come, and trees are known by the fruits they bear: as a man begets a man, and a beast a beast, that society of men which constitutes a government upon the foundation of justice.
  • Good timber does not grow with ease. The stronger the wind the stronger the trees.
  • Bradley Chicho
    Bradley Chicho
    English poet
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    Grey cloth coaxes the lime trees of friends shadowing berries dropped by the grateful earth.
  • Thomas Browne
    Thomas Browne
    English polymath and author 1605-1682
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    I could be content that we might procreate like trees, without conjunction, or that there were any way to perpetuate the world without this trivial and vulgar way of coition.
  • Willa Cather
    Willa Cather
    American author 1876-1947
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    I like trees because they seem more resigned to the way they have to live than other things do.
  • Anne Rice
    Anne Rice
    American author of gothic fiction 1941-
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    I love New Orleans physically. I love the trees and the balmy air and the beautiful days. I have a beautiful house here.
  • Bruno Tonioli
    Bruno Tonioli
    Italian choreographer and dancer 1955-
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    I'm a sucker for turquoise sea, white beaches and palm trees. I've been to the tropics every year since I could afford it. It's the perfect place to unwind. I can chill out, read, do a bit of yoga.
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