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There is something incredible about forests that effect the soul in a positive way.

Being in nature is a great way to find balance from our hectic lives.

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Top 10 Forest Quotes

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

Theodore Roosevelt
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If you love a tree you will be more beautiful than before!

Amit Ray
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He who plants a tree, plants a hope.

Lucy Larcom
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The death of the forest is the end of our life.

Dorothy Stang
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In a forest of a hundred thousand trees, no two leaves are alike. And no two journeys along the same path are alike.

Paulo Coelho
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I love the forest. It is the place where you hear yourself better.

Fahadh Faasil
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Being in the woods at night is a beautiful thing.

Hugo Weaving
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The environment and the economy are really both two sides of the same coin. If we cannot sustain the environment, we cannot sustain ourselves.

Wangari Maathai
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Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree.

Martin Luther
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The world’s a forest, in which all lose their way; though by a different path each goes astray.

George Villiers
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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. Bill Bradley

The planet’s forests are essential for life.

Paul Polman

I’m always astonished by a forest. It makes me realise that the fantasy of nature is much larger than my own fantasy. I still have things to learn. Gunter Grass

I know there is pain when sawmills close and people lose jobs, but we have to make a choice. We need water and we need these forests. Wangari Maathai

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The tree which moves some to tears of joy is in the eyes of others only a green thing that stands in the way. Some see nature all ridicule and deformity… and some scarce see nature at all. But to the eyes of the man of imagination, nature is imagination itself.  William Blake

You are welcome to your intellectual pastimes and books and art and newspapers; welcome, too, to your bars and your whisky that only makes me ill. Here am I in the forest, quite content.

Knut Hamsun

Here grew willows and alders, their trunks twisted like giants’ sinews. Around them bark lichen bloomed blue-white in the darkness. It felt like a good place, where there was old magic. Duncan Harper

Humankind’s greatest priority is to reintegrate with the natural world. Jonathon Porritt

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I love not Man the less, but Nature more. Lord Byron

If you go to a desert, you will hear this mysterious voice: Be wise, protect your forests!

Mehmet Murat ildan

If the day comes when our descendants can venture with wonder into chestnut forests, we will have gained back more than a perfect tree. We will have gained a new reason for hope. Susan Freinkel

If we can teach people about wildlife, they will be touched. Share my wildlife with me. Because humans want to save things that they love. Steve Irwin

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The gnarled trees are what show the harshness of the tortured landscape. Anthony T. Hincks

I took a walk in the woods and came out taller than the trees.

Henry David Thoreau

The earth is hiring and the pay is your legacy. Shannon L. Alder

When the oak is felled the whole forest echoes with it fall, but a hundred acorns are sown in silence by an unnoticed breeze. Thomas Carlyle

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Among the scenes which are deeply impressed on my mind, none exceed in sublimity the primeval forests… No one can stand in these solitudes unmoved, and not feel that there is more in man than the mere breath of his body. Charles Darwin

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

Trees we plant today are forests we enjoy tomorrow. Matshona Dhliwayo

The cultivation of trees is the cultivation of the good, the beautiful and the ennobling in man. Julius Sterling Morton

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Believe me, for I know, you will find something far greater in the woods than in books. Stones and trees will teach you that which you cannot learn from the masters. Saint Bernard of Clairvaux

Going for a leisurely walk in the forest feels like getting a big ol’ hug from Mother Nature.

Jamie Erwine

For you, it’s all about money, money, money. But what about the forests I say? Some of those trees have been there for hundreds of years. What right have you to destroy that? Emily Arden

Each summer’s night the woods abound with sounds. And I always thought how wonderful it was that nature sings even when it’s asleep. Craig D. Lounsbrough

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I drank the silence of God from a spring in the woods. Georg Trakl

Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.

Albert Einstein

Animals are born who they are, accept it, and that is that. They live with greater peace than people do. Gregory Maguire

Seeds, not doubting their potential, rise and become forests. Matshona Dhliwayo

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A grove of giant redwoods or sequoias should be kept just as we keep a great or beautiful cathedral. Theodore Roosevelt

A forest is a living thing like a human body…each part dependent on all the other parts.

Louis L’Amour

The tree is a slow, enduring force straining to win the sky. Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Our forests offer much more than just beautiful landscapes and wildlife. Each one has a different story to tell. Raveena Tandon

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If you want to live a peaceful life, either bring the forest to your house or your house to the forest! Mehmet Murat ildan

I feel a great regard for trees; they represent age and beauty and the miracles of life and growth.

Louise Dickinson Rich

I love being in the woods, when I can just walk barefoot in the grass and just sit down and breathe. I love that so much. Jessie Reyez

Some people talk to animals. Not many listen though. That’s the problem. A.A. Milne

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Animals are such agreeable friends―they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms. George Eliot

In the woods we return to reason and faith.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Adopt the pace of nature. Her secret is patience. Ralph Waldo Emerson

I sat staring, staring, staring half lost, learning a new language or rather the same language in a different dialect. So still were the big woods where I sat, sound might not yet have been born. Emily Carr

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It’s the stillness that fills me with peace. Robert W. Service

You cannot protect the environment unless you empower people, you inform them, and you help them understand that these resources are their own, that they must protect them.

Wangari Maathai

Nature always wears the colors of the spirit. Ralph Waldo Emerson

We used to go in the woods by ourselves, and you can’t help noticing the world then, especially animals. People used to know a lot about the natural world, especially in the country. Elizabeth Marshall Thomas

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Man has been endowed with reason, with the power to create, so that he can add to what he’s been given. But up to now he hasn’t been a creator, only a destroyer. Forests keep disappearing, rivers dry up, wild life’s become extinct, and the climate’s ruined and the land grows poorer and uglier every day. Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

Trees’re always a relief, after people.

David Mitchell

Save the elephants, and then you save the forest and then you save yourself. Mark Shand

The forest is my loyal friend. A Delphic shrine to me. Ralph Waldo Emerson

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The forests are dying, the rivers are dying, and we are called to act. To return Earth to harmony is to restore the harmonious principles within ourselves and to act as responsible caretakers to save the forests and the waters for future generations. Dhyani Ywahoo

Humanity is cutting down its forests, apparently oblivious to the fact that we may not be able to live without them.

Isaac Asimov

The world’s forests are a shared stolen treasure that we must put back for our children’s future. Desmond Tutu

You showed me there is something in the forest to cure most anything that bothers you. Donald Smith

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Who’s gonna bring the wild animals some hope? If we don’t love them the way they are. Munia Khan

Loud from its rocky caverns, the deep-voiced neighboring ocean. Unknown

An animal’s eyes have the power to speak a great language.

Martin Buber

My instincts led me to meditate in the woods when I was a kid. I would emerge at sunset and announce to my family that we are all connected beings. I would watch the grass grow and dance with trees and realize that I was a necessary part of the inter-workings of the world. Tara Stiles

No town can fail of beauty, though its walks were gutters and its houses hovels, if venerable trees make magnificent colonnades along its streets. Henry Ward Beecher

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Come to the woods, for here is rest. John Muir

There is a serene and settled majesty to woodland scenery that enters into the soul and delights and elevates it, and fills it with noble inclinations.

Washington Irving

Plans to protect air and water, wilderness and wildlife are in fact plans to protect man. Stewart Udall

Knowing trees, I understand the meaning of patience. Knowing grass, I can appreciate persistence. Hal Borland

Motivational Forest Quotes

My engagement with mountains, rivers, and forests has been right from my childhood. I have lived in the jungles by myself; I have floated down rivers. So, I didn’t experience these rivers, mountains, forests as some mythological figures but as thriving, living entities. Jaggi Vasudev

We are living on the planet as if we have another one to go to.

Terry Swearingen

Those who wish to pet and baby wildlife love them, but those who respect their natures and wish to let them live their natural lives, love them more. Edwin Way Teale

I grew up with the smell of the lake and the feeling of the woods. Steven Tyler

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

Going to the woods is going home, for I suppose we came from the woods originally.

John Muir

A house you can rebuild; a bridge you can restring; a washed-out road you can fill in. But there is nothing you can do about a tree but mourn. Louise Dickinson Rich

God has cared for these trees, saved them from drought, disease, avalanches, and a thousand tempests and floods. But he cannot save them from fools. John Muir

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The forest is a peculiar organism of unlimited kindness and benevolence that makes no demands for its sustenance and extends generously the products of its life activity; it affords protection to all beings, offering shade even to the axe-man who destroys it. Gautama Buddha

But when on shore, and wandering in the sublime forests, surrounded by views more gorgeous than even Claude ever imagined, I enjoy a delight which none but those who have experienced it can understand.

Charles Darwin

Forests are the world’s air-conditioning system the lungs of the planet and we are on the verge of switching it off. Prince Charles

The silence of nature is very real. It surrounds you, you can feel it. Ted Trueblood

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Wild animals are less wild and more human than many humans of this world Munia Khan

And we will meet in the woods far far away from this hustle and bustle… and share love and sunshine. Avijeet Das

The woods are never solitary they are full of whispering, beckoning, friendly life. But the sea is a mighty soul, forever moaning of some great, unshareable sorrow, which shuts it up into itself for all eternity.

L. M. Montgomery

Forests were the first temples of the Divinity, and it is in the forests that men have grasped the first idea of architecture. François-René de Chateaubriand

The improvement of forest trees is the work of centuries. So much more the reason for beginning now. George Perkins Marsh

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The true meaning of life is to plant trees, under whose shade you do not expect to sit. Nelson Henderson

You can be in terrible shape, and if you take a three-hour walk through the forest and along the river, you’re simply not the same as when you started out.

Jim Harrison

The groves were God’s first temples. William Cullen Bryant

The forest is not a resource for us, it is life itself. It is the only place for us to live. Evaristo Nugkuag Ikanan

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My favorite thing is just walking in the woods. I can do it for days on end without tiring of it. Jim Harrison

Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair. Khalil Gibran

Nothing is more beautiful than the loveliness of the woods before sunrise.

George Washington Carver

The woods invite me into themselves so that I might be drawn out of myself. And if I have never engaged in such an exchange, I will find myself a man so full of myself that I am nothing but myself. And that is a terribly small thing to be. Craig D. Lounsbrough

The smaller the creature, the bolder its spirit. Suzy Kassem

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Each generation takes the earth as trustees. We ought to bequeath to posterity as many forests and orchards as we have exhausted and consumed. Julius Sterling Morton

We must protect the forests for our children, grandchildren and children yet to be born. We must protect the forests for those who can’t speak for themselves such as the birds, animals, fish and trees.

Qwatsinas

When we lose these woods, we lose our soul. Not simply as individuals, but as a people. Kevin Walker

The battle we have fought, and are still fighting, for the forests is a part of the eternal conflict between right and wrong. John Muir

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At first glance, northern hardwood and hemlock forests aren’t very sexy they are the accountants of the forest world, stable and consistent. Peter Quinby

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

If a man walks in the woods for love of them half of each day, he is in danger of being regarded as a loafer. But if he spends his days as a speculator, shearing off those woods and making the earth bald before her time, he is deemed an industrious and enterprising citizen.

Henry David Thoreau

It would seem from this fact, that man is naturally a wild animal, and that when taken from the woods, he is never happy in his natural state, ’till he returns to them again. Benjamin Rush

Only with a leaf can I talk of the forest. Visar Zhiti

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I am not bound for any public place, but for ground of my own where I have planted vines and orchard trees, and in the heat of the day climbed up into the healing shadow of the woods. Wendell Berry

It’s the little things that citizens do. That’s what will make the difference. My little thing is planting trees. Wangari Maathai

There are more life forms in a handful of forest soil than there are people on the planet.

Peter Wohlleben

The strongest oak of the forest is not the one that is protected from the storm and hidden from the sun. It’s the one that stands in the open where it is compelled to struggle for its existence against the winds and rains and the scorching sun. Napoleon Hill

Trees are the earth’s endless effort to speak to the listening heaven. Rabindranath Tagore

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But more impressive than the facts and figures as to height, width, age, etc., are the entrancing beauty and tranquility that pervade the forest, the feelings of peace, awe and reverence that it inspires. George MacDonald

My dream date would be a hike through the woods followed by an outdoor picnic followed by a glass of wine at sunset. Heaven!

Nina Agdal

Nature is the art of God. Dante Alighieri

The forest was not dark, because darkness has nothing to do with the forest the forest is made of life, of light but the trees moved with wind and subtle creatures. Lauren Groff

Nature holds the key to our aesthetic, intellectual, cognitive and even spiritual satisfaction. E. O. Wilson

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An autumn forest is such a place that once entered you never look for the exit! Mehmet Murat ildan

Speaks, and in accents disconsolate answers the wail of the forest.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The places of quiet are going away, the churches, the woods, the libraries. And it is only in silence we can hear the voice inside of us which gives us true peace. James Rozoff

Human beings grew up in forests; we have a natural affinity for them. Carl Sagan

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Anywhere which is in a forest, that’s my zen place. Raveena Tandon

All forests are one… They are all echoes of the first forest that gave birth to Mystery when the world began. Charles de Lint

The happiest days of my youth were when my brother and I would run through the woods and feel quite safe.

Rachel Weisz

I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived. Henry David Thoreau

We must not always talk in the market-place of what happens to us in the forest. Nathaniel Hawthorne

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Endangered forests are being slaughtered for toilet paper. Daphne Zuniga

The most beautiful gift of nature is that it gives one pleasure to look around and try to comprehend what we see.

Albert Einstein

Look at the bark of a redwood, and you see moss. If you peer beneath the bits and pieces of the moss, you’ll see toads, small insects, a whole host of life that prospers in that miniature environment. A lumberman will look at a forest and see so many board feet of lumber. I see a living city. Sylvia Earle

I am convinced that most Americans of the new generation have no idea what a decent forest looks like. The only way to tell them is to show them. Aldo Leopold

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Keep close to Nature’s heart… and break clear away, once in awhile, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean. John Muir

The best thing one can do when it’s raining is to let it rain.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

I love the outdoors and looking at snakes, squirrels, bugs just going through the woods and being part of it. You can smell the different trees. And I listen. There’s so much you can learn by listening, by sitting and watching things happen. Boo Weekley

Cutting down a forest for timber adds to GDP, but what we don’t record is the loss to our wealth in terms of natural resources. Winnie Byanyima

The greatest threat to our planet is the belief that someone else will save it. Robert Swan

The forest has always been a place, in fairy tales and in Shakespeare, where you go and discover who you are. You get stripped of everything you thought you were, some type of ordeal takes place, and you come out stronger.

David Farr

A rose started off a bud, a bird started off an egg, and a forest started off a seed. Matshona Dhliwayo

Forests should not be walked on, they should be walked under and through. Courtney M. Privett

The woods are lovely, dark and deep. But I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep. Robert Frost

Inspiring Forest Quotes

Every forest branch moves differently in the breeze, but as they sway they connect at the roots. Rumi

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

Whenever we encounter wild animals in nature, we must only ever show kindness and compassion. Paul Oxton

Take a trip to the forest and experience the greatness of getting on your knees and picking your own food and going home… and eating it. Rene Redzepi

If you cut down a forest, it doesn’t matter how many sawmills you have if there are no more trees. Susan George

The earth is what we all have in common. Wendell Berry

Healthy forests and wetlands stand sentry against the dangers of climate change, absorbing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and locking it away in plants, root systems and soil.

Frances Beinecke

Nothing has ever been said about God that hasn’t already been said better by the wind in the pine trees. Thomas Merton

The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn. Ralph Waldo Emerson

There is nothing so beautiful as the free forest. To catch a fish when you are hungry, cut the boughs of a tree, make a fire to roast it, and eat it in the open air, is the greatest of all luxuries. I would not stay a week pent up in cities if it were not for my passion for art. Edmonia Lewis

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

I find my soul in forests.

Kedar Dhepe

To dwellers in a wood, almost every species of tree has its voice as well as its feature. Thomas Hardy

The tropical rain forests are a telling example. Once cut down, they rarely recover. Rainfall drops, deserts spread, the climate warms. James Lovelock

A forest of these trees is a spectacle too much for one man to see. David Douglas

Bearded with moss, and in garments green, indistinct in the twilight,

A seed stores a forest; a mind stores a universe.

Matshona Dhliwayo

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

If you walk into a forest you hear all kinds of subtle sounds but underneath there is an all pervasive silence. Eckhart Tolle

Us sing and dance, make faces and give flower bouquets, trying to be loved. You ever notice that trees do everything to git attention we do, except walk? Alice Walker

It is not so much for its beauty that the forest makes a claim upon men’s hearts, as for that subtle something, that quality of air that emanation from old trees, that so wonderfully changes and renews a weary spirit.

Robert Louis Stevenson

The greatest delight which the fields and woods minister is the suggestion of an occult relation. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nothing can match the joy of a forest in the morning. Millie Florence

We’ve all got to come together, and we’ve got to protect what’s left of our ancient forests on this planet. Stella McCartney

If man doesn’t learn to treat the oceans and the rain forest with respect, man will become extinct. Peter Benchley

The forest is a pillow for a wanderer.

Matshona Dhliwayo

I understood at a very early age that in nature, I felt everything I should feel in church but never did. Walking in the woods, I felt in touch with the universe and with the spirit of the universe. Alice Walker

He who has no dreams, let him go to a beautiful forest to have many! Mehmet Murat ildan

I believe in the cosmos. All of us are linked to the cosmos. Look at the sun: If there is no sun, then we cannot exist. So nature is my god. To me, nature is sacred; trees are my temples and forests are my cathedrals. Mikhail Gorbachev

Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters, and teach some of us more than we can ever learn from books.

John Lubbock

The forests are the flags of nature. They appeal to all and awaken inspiring universal feelings. Enter the forest and the boundaries of nations are forgotten. It may be that some time an immortal pine will be the flag of a united peaceful world. Enos A. Mills

The cutting of primeval forest and other disasters, fueled by the demands of growing human populations, are the overriding threat to biological diversity everywhere. Edward O. Wilson

Nature soothes us. Nature heals us, and something more, the woods are a place of power. Any woods that are still surviving on this planet, those are powerful areas to have kept themselves free from the encroachment of the industrial societies of our earth. Frederick Lenz

Forest is a dream where you may find yourself and dream is a forest where you may lose yourself!

Mehmet Murat ildan

Most people know that forests are the lungs of our planet, literally playing a critical role in every breath we take. And that they’re also home to incredible animals like the orangutan and elephant, which will go extinct if we keep cutting down their forests. Chris Noth

By discovering nature, you discover yourself. Maxime Lagacé

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

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

I never see a forest that does not bear a mark or a sign of history. Anselm Kiefer

For an artist or an entertainer, it’s the ultimate when you can go to the forest when you’re done your work and escape. Dolores O’Riordan

Enchanting Forest Quotes

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

Reading about nature is fine, but if a person walks in the woods and listens carefully, he can learn more than what is in books, for they speak with the voice of God.

George Washington Carver

By reading Huckleberry Finn I felt I was able to justify my act of going into the mountain forest at night and sleeping among the trees with a sense of security which I could never find indoors. Kenzaburo Oe

A woodland in full color is awesome as a forest fire, in magnitude at least, but a single tree is like a dancing tongue of flame to warm the heart. Hal Borland

We can halt the destruction of the world’s rainforests and even restore parts of them in order to ensure that the forests do what they are so good at in other words, storing carbon naturally. Prince Charles

Acts of creation are ordinarily reserved for gods and poets. To plant a pine, one need only own a shovel.

Aldo Leopold

When you go into a forest, anything can happen. David Farr

The mountains, the forest, and the sea, render men savage; they develop the fierce, but yet do not destroy the human. Victor Hugo

The rules of wildlife are simple and clear, which is not the case for men. Laurent Baheux

Deforestation is changing our climate, harming people and the natural world. We must, and can, reverse this trend.

Jane Goodall

Chimpanzees, gorillas, orangutans have been living for hundreds of thousands of years in their forest, living fantastic lives, never overpopulating, never destroying the forest. I would say that they have been in a way more successful than us as far as being in harmony with the environment. Jane Goodall

The woods seemed all answer and healing and more than enough to live for. Josephine Winslow Johnson

No one who loves the woods stays on the path. Millie Florence

Sadly, it’s much easier to create a desert than a forest.

James Lovelock

There’s nothing more frightening and exciting than getting lost in a forest. There is a journey towards the light, and you’ve got to go through the dark to get to the light. That’s what the forest is all about. David Farr

In my deepest troubles, I frequently would wrench myself from the persons around me and retire to some secluded part of our noble forests. John James Audobon

Forests are like churches, hallowed places. There’s a stillness about them, a sort of reverence. Sabrina Elkins

If you’ve ever walked a mile into a virgin forest you know, like a deep forest where trees have been uncut the energy is totally different from the shopping mall.

James Redfield

Between every two pines is a doorway to a new world. John Muir

If you are lucky you will have the opportunity in your life to be owned by a good piece of land. Daniel J. Rice

For me, forests are like churches, hallowed places. There’s a stillness about them, a sort of reverence. Sabrina Elkins

A tree is our most intimate contact with nature.

George Nakashima

It is the peculiar nature of the forest, that life and death may ever be found within its bounds, in immediate presence of each other; both with ceaseless, noiseless advances, aiming at the mastery; and if the influences of the first be most general, those of the last are the most striking. Susan Fenimore Cooper

With the growths of summer, I never yet have seen. William Cullen Bryant

As a spiritual person, nature for me has always been a healing place. Going back all the way to my childhood on the farm, the fields and forests were places of adventure and self-discovery. Animals were companions and friends, and the world moved at a slower, more rational pace than the bustling cities where I’d resided my adult life. David Mixner

As the woods are the same, the trees standing in their places, the rocks and the earth… they are always different too, as lights and shadows and seasons and moods pass through them.

Emily Carr

In some mysterious way woods have never seemed to me to be static things. In physical terms, I move through them; yet in metaphysical ones, they seem to move through me. John Fowles

Land forests are the coral reefs of the ocean of air. Steven Magee

I feel like I’m nothing without wildlife. They are the stars. I feel awkward without them. Bindi Irwin

For in the true nature of things, if we rightly consider, every green tree is far more glorious than if it were made of gold and silver.

Martin Luther

The unrecorded past is none other than our old friend, the tree in the primeval forest which fell without being heard. Barbara Tuchman

They kill good trees to put out bad newspapers. James G. Watt

I love the fact that we are surrounded by this spectacular natural beauty that routinely strikes us dead. Hikers walk off into the woods and are never seen again. And still we tug on our fleece and skip off into the wilderness, not a care in the world. Chelsea Cain

When you save the life of a tree, you only pay your debt as we all owe our lives to the trees!

Mehmet Murat ildan

The woods always look different at night…as if the daytime trees and flowers and stones had gone to bed and sent slightly more ominous versions of themselves to take their places. Suzanne Collins

And into the forest I go, to lose my mind and find my soul. John Muir

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

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

A forest shares a history which each tree remembers even after it has been felled.

Anne Michaels

When humanity wins its battle against the forests, this victory will be humanity’s greatest defeat! Mehmet Murat ildan

It’s one thing not to see the forest for the trees, but then to go on to deny the reality of the forest is a more serious matter. Paul Weiss

A forest bird never wants a cage. Henrik Ibsen

I frequently tramped eight or ten miles through the deepest snow to keep an appointment with a beech-tree, or a yellow birch, or an old acquaintance among the pines. Henry David Thoreau

The practical importance of the preservation of our forests is augmented by their relations to climate, soil and streams.

John Muir

Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy. Isaac Newton

The forest is a quiet place if only the best birds sing. Kay Johnson

Every time we burn a gallon of gas or an acre of rain forest, aren’t we killing the future to preserve the present? Chuck Palahniuk

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